November Zoom Meeting | Nov 6, 2020

The September Meeting of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) Sudbury Centre will be held at 7:00PM Friday November 6, online via Zoom. This meeting features Steve Holmes of KW-RASC and our very own Dr. Norm Hey


  1. Welcome: Sudbury RASC President – Alan Ward
  2.  The Search for Extra-Terrestrial Civilizations –  Steve Holmes, KW-RASC:  The search for extra-terrestrial civilizations around other stars that are a staple of science-fiction, and detecting definitive signs of another civilization that would rank among the greatest discoveries in history. Are Extra-Terrestrial Civilizations rare, or plentiful? How can we estimate the probabilities? This presentation will present astronomical information that will help us to determine their numbers.
  3. Break  (10min)
  4. PixInsight is EZ! – Dr Norm Hey: How some great folks have made the world’s  widely used dedicated astro-imaging processing program now as easy as pushing 4 buttons!
  5. What’s Up, Doc? – Once in a lifetime events will be emphasized

Special Note: If any of our members would like to order a 2021 calendar, please go to and place an order in the e-Store. The 2021 Calendar is priced at $17.95 Cdn. With taxes and shipping, the price will be $28.48

A big THANK YOU to all of the members who have renewed their membership and a reminder to those who have not yet done so. We really appreciate your support.
To all NEW MEMBERS, welcome to our club. We hope that you enjoy your participa-tion with us.

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