Meeting Dates and Programs

Regular meetings of the Black Hills Astronomical Society are held at 7 p.m. at the Journey Museum in Rapid City on the third Monday of the month, September through May, and usually begin with a program of interest to the general public and the members.  All programs are free and open to the public.  Following the program a business meeting is held, at which interested members of the public are welcome.

2017 Meeting Dates

DateProgram and Presenter
January 16Astronomy 4850 Feet Underground
Presenter: Luke Corwin
February 20Messier Objects, The Night Sky's Hit Parade
Presenter: Dr. Donald Teets
March 20Planetary Nebulae, Observational History and Origins
Presenter: Wade Johnson
April 17Our National Parks: Starry Skies and Moonlight
Presenter: Richard Walker
May 15The Upcoming Total Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017
Presenter: Frank Belinskey
September 18What We Learned from the 2017 Solar Eclipse
Presenter: George Gladfelter
October 16TBA
November 20TBA
December 18Party, Show and Tell


  1. Where and at what time will the August 26 workshop be held?

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