Monthly Meetings

Location: Brownell Library, Essex Jct., Vermont

Time:  7:30 – 9:00 PM

  • Set up and Socializing (7:00 – 7:30)
  • Welcome & Current Happenings 
  • Featured Presentation 
  • Members available for questions 
  • Snacks provided

April 3

Northern Lights
By Charles Baldridge

Charles will start with a primer on how activity on the Sun influences space weather at Earth, then show some photography and talk a bit about how to successfully see and photograph the northern lights.

Charles runs NorthernLightsNow.com, a website dedicated to helping people see Aurora and the twitter feed @NorthLightAlert.


May 1

Annual Banquet / Business Meeting

No Presentation. Members and invited guests only. Contact any member to get an invite.
If you are having the meal, choices are Turkey with all the fixings or Veggie Lasagna. Paul will send out RSVP’s in April.
The meal is $20 at the door, no charge if not eating.

Location: St. Johns Club, 9 Central Ave. South Burlington (take Lakeside Ave from Pine St.).
Social Hour 6-7. Dinner 7-8. Door prizes, awards, annual business meeting 8-9.

Silent Auction
There will be a silent auction to raise money for the club. If you have item to donate to the cause, let us know

Elections this year are for Treasurer, Secretary and the 4 Board Members at Large. Any full member interested in any of these positions please contact any of the board members listed at the end of this newsletter.


June 6

Lets Go To Mars, an Exciting Trip to the Red Planet
By Al Boudreau

We’ll figure out how to get there, look at the landscape, and find a place where we’ll land. Then we’ll figure out how to develop a Mars colony. Sorry, you’ll have to figure out how to get back to Earth (if you want to).


For more info contact:  info@vtastro.org

In case of inclement weather contact:
Paul Walker 802-388-4220 (H), 802-861-8640 (W)
Jack St. Louis 802-658-0184

Updated: 3/14/2017