Meetings

YAS sessions take place at the Yukon College:

Room  A2402

YAS - Meeting Room (Yukon College Map)

The official Society meetings will be held on:

  • Monday 29 May 2017
TOPICS:

  The Sun and Solar Observation (Part 3)

SEE YOU AT THE SOLAR ECLIPSE ON AUGUST 21ST or IN THE FALL & HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!!

 

  • Monday 18 September 2017
TOPICS:

  Geocentric to the Heliocentric Model

  Galileo Strengthens the Heliocentric Model

  • Monday 02 October 2017
TOPICS:

  Modern Overview of Our Solar System

  Organization, Size and Scale of the Solar System

  • Monday 16 October 2017
TOPICS:

  The Inner Planets

  The Outer Planets

  • Monday 30 October 2017
TOPICS:

  Moons of the Planets

  Dwarf Planets

  Johannes Kepler and Elliptical Orbits

  Kepler’s Laws of Planetary Motion and Newton’s Laws of Motion

  • Monday 13 November 2017
TOPICS:

GUEST SPEAKER: Pierre Paquette

 TOPICS: Ancient astronomical instruments, Deep-sky objects, Deep-sky catalogues, History of Astronomy

  • Monday 27 November 2017
TOPICS:

⇒  Direct and Retrograde Motion of Planets

  Asteroids of the Main Belt

  Comets and Meteors

  Impact: Near Earth Objects

  Trans-Neptunion Objects

  • Monday 11 December 2017 RASC: Yukon Centre AGM & Christmas Party