Meetings

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Executive Council Meetings:  Executive Council meetings are for members only and are gatherings of the club officers and other club members who would like to attend.  The society’s business issues are discussed at these meetings.  Dates and locations of these meetings vary.  Club members will be notified of business meetings dates and locations by email.

Open Meetings:  Open meetings are for all club members and interested members of the general public who would like to attend.  The meetings primarily consist of astronomy-related presentations and discussions.   Meetings are usually, but not always, held on the first Saturday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the West Lafayette Observatory (WLO).  Most meetings are also accessible online via Zoom.  Non-members may request a meeting link by sending email to WVASinfo@gmail.com.

Upcoming Meeting Schedule:

Date
Location
Title
01/09/2022
Online via Zoom
WVAS Open Meeting online via Zoom. Join us for an astronomy-related presentation followed by a general discussion. Membership is not required to attend.
02/06/2022
Online via Zoom
WVAS Open Meeting online via Zoom. Join us for an astronomy-related presentation followed by a general discussion. Membership is not required to attend.
03/06/2022
West Lafayette Observatory and online via Zoom
WVAS Open Meeting in-person at the West Lafayette Observatory AND online via Zoom. Join us for Astronomy News and a presentation about the Astro-Boilermaker Telescope (ABT), plus a James Webb Space Telescope status update, followed by a general discussion. Membership is not required to attend.
04/02/2022
West Lafayette Observatory and online via Zoom
WVAS Open Meeting in-person at the West Lafayette Observatory AND online via Zoom. Join us for Astronomy News and a presentation about NASA's Psyche mission, followed by a general discussion. Membership is not required to attend. A free public stargazing session is scheduled for 8:30 p.m.
05/07/2022
West Lafayette Observatory and online via Zoom
WVAS Open Meeting in-person at the West Lafayette Observatory AND online via Zoom. Join us for Astronomy News and a presentation about tracking orbital space debris, followed by a general discussion. Membership is not required to attend. A free public stargazing open house is scheduled at 9:00 p.m.
06/04/2022
West Lafayette Observatory and online via Zoom
WVAS Open Meeting in-person at the West Lafayette Observatory AND online via Zoom. Join us for Astronomy News and an astronomy-related presentation, followed by a general discussion. Membership is not required to attend.
07/02/2022
West Lafayette Observatory and online via Zoom
WVAS Open Meeting in-person at the West Lafayette Observatory AND online via Zoom. Join us for Astronomy News and an astronomy-related presentation, followed by a general discussion. Membership is not required to attend.
08/06/2022
West Lafayette Observatory and online via Zoom
WVAS Open Meeting in-person at the West Lafayette Observatory AND online via Zoom. Join us for Astronomy News and an astronomy-related presentation, followed by a general discussion. Membership is not required to attend.
09/10/2022
West Lafayette Observatory and online via Zoom
WVAS Open Meeting in-person at the West Lafayette Observatory AND online via Zoom. Join us for Astronomy News and a presentation about NASA's Project Artemis (return to the Moon) and the Space Launch System (SLS). Membership is not required to attend. A free public stargazing open house is scheduled at 8:30 p.m.
10/01/2022
West Lafayette Observatory and online via Zoom
WVAS Open Meeting in-person at the West Lafayette Observatory AND online via Zoom. Join us for Astronomy News and a presentation by special guest Dr. Hsia-Wen Chen (University of Chicago) about the Intergalactic Medium. Membership is not required to attend. A free public stargazing open house is scheduled at 8:30 p.m.
11/05/2022
West Lafayette Observatory and online via Zoom
WVAS Open Meeting in-person at the West Lafayette Observatory AND online via Zoom. Join us for Astronomy News and an astronomy-related presentation, followed by a general discussion. Membership is not required to attend. Our annual free Telescope Fair is scheduled at 8:30 p.m.
12/04/2022
West Lafayette Observatory and online via Zoom
WVAS Open Meeting in-person at the West Lafayette Observatory AND online via Zoom. Join us for Astronomy News and an astronomy-related presentation, followed by a general discussion. Membership is not required to attend.