Regular meetings of the Black Hills Astronomical Society are held at 7 p.m. at the Journey Museum and Learning Center in Rapid City on the third Monday of the month January through May, October and November.
All programs are free and open to the public.
The evening begins with a short video of what constellations can be found in the sky that month. This is followed by a program presented by a member or guest speaker on a topic related to astronomy. Following the program a business meeting is held, at which interested members of the public are welcome.
* Denotes a change in time and or venue from the usual.
2020 Meeting Dates
|Date||Program and Presenter|
|Arjun Ayyangar, NASA Solar System Ambassador Volunteer, speaking on our moon, "Get to Know Our Neighbor"|
|George Gladfelter, "Jupiter and Its Satellites - Information Gathered by the Galileo Probe"|
|CANCELLED due to pandemic concerns|
|Richard Walker, Director, Hidden Valley Observatory, "Capturing the Mercury Transit in Real Time"|
|Mark Hanhardt, PhD Candidate and Experiment Support Scientist at Sanford Underground Research Facility, TBA|