Astro Café
September 23, 2018
Photographing the Full Harvest Moonrise

Photographing the Full Harvest Moonrise

FREE Members only event.

Presented by RASC members Alister Ling and Luca Vanzella.

If you have always wanted to photograph the Full Moon rising above a scenic landscape but you aren’t sure how to do it – this Astro Café is for you! Veteran Full Moon shooters Alister Ling and Luca Vanzella will guide you through all of the steps necessary to get that perfect shot.

This Astro Café is designed for people that own a DSLR (Digital Single-Lens Reflex) camera – we won’t be using any phone or point-and-shoot cameras. Some familiarity with your DSLR camera is beneficial but not absolutely required.

Sunday, September 23, 2018
18:45 – 20:30

Cloud/Rain/Snow Backup:
NONE, it will be cancelled, check on EdmontonRASC Facebook page
We will post an update no later than 18:00. It is your responsibility to check.

Viewpoint across the road from
44 St Georges Crescent
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Astro Café
Sep 26, 2018
AstroImaging Community Café

AstroImaging Community Café

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Windsor Park Community League Hall*
11840 87 Ave

Members Only event.

* Note: Outside shoes are not permitted inside the hall.

Do you enjoy taking and/or viewing pictures of the sky? Are you looking for some pointers to up your skill set or turn that “nice” shot into “calendar image!”? Maybe in the last couple of months you have 5 images, or made 4 time-lapses that are too much for the AstroImaging Corner at our Regular Meetings. Whether you take 4 minutes or want to share a 20 minute backstory for a specially composed a shot, or demo a technique others can benefit from, bring it to our community!

Keep reading to learn how to use SignUp to add your contribution to the self-guided potluck that is AstroImaging Community!
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RASC Edmonton Centre Casino
Feb 16-17, 2019

Our next casino is on Saturday-Sunday, February 16-17, 2019 at Casino Edmonton, 7055 Argyll Rd NW. Note the location is Casino Edmonton (free parking, large volunteer room).

This is our Centre’s largest source of revenue which maintains a large part of our operational and outreach budgets, lets us purchase astronomical equipment (fine examples are in weekly use at the RASC Observatory at TWOSE) and undertake innovative projects (like the Black Nugget Lake Observatory) that bring astronomy to the general public, and helps bring fabulous speakers to Edmonton. Please help out by volunteering for a shift – it’s fairly easy work and you get fed quite nicely!

If you want to work one of the key positions, then please download and complete the Casino Volunteer Worker Application form and return to me. The key positions are: General Manager, Banker, Count Room Supervisor, Cashier. If you want to work a non-key position (Chip Runner, Count Room Worker), then just send me your shift and position preferences and cell number. I will have paper forms at Regular Meetings.

Contact email: Luca Vanzella.