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"The most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible."

– Albert Einstein

MONTHLY MEETINGS

 

SOCIETY MEETINGS FOR 2020.

Please check this page periodically for updated information on special topics and presentations as they become known.

Jan 2 –  IBEW Local 405 hall, Cedar Rapids

Feb 6 –  IBEW Local 405 hall, Cedar Rapids

Mar 5 –  IBEW Local 405 hall, Cedar Rapids

Apr 2 –  Virtual online meeting

May 7 –  Virtual online meeting

Jun 4 –  Virtual online meeting

Jul 2 –  Virtual online meeting

Aug 6 –  Virtual online meeting

Sep 3 –  EIOLC

Oct 1 –  EIOLC

Nov 5 –  EIOLC

Dec 3 –  St. Luke’s : Election of Officers and Annual Pot Luck dinner

 

The CAA holds monthly business meetings starting at 7:00pm unless otherwise noted on the first Thursday of each month. Meetings are at either the IBEW Local 405 Hall in Cedar Rapids, the St. Luke's Resource Center or, during the warmer months, at the EIOLC at Palisades-Dows Observatory. The business meetings include presentations and discussions of a variety of astronomy related subject matter that is relevant to current and upcoming events as well as discussion of club operations and business topics. Visitors who may be intersested in joining are welcome to attend.

Map to St. Luke's Resource Center

Resource Center


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Map to Palisades-Dows Observatory


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From the Cedar Rapids metro area and points north of the Coralville Lake, Ivanhoe Road can be reached from Highway 27 (Interstate 380) and Highway 30. From points near Mt Vernon and south of the Coralville Lake, such as Iowa City, Ivanhoe Road can be reached from Highway 1. Directions to the observatory are indicated by brown State Park signs at the entrances to Ivanhoe Road and near the observatory's driveway at 1365 Ivanhoe Road.

Watch out for deer! The area around the observatory is heavily wooded and populated with wildlife.