Special Meeting at the John C. Wells Planetarium at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
Shanil Virani – director of the John C. Wells Planetarium at James Madison will be our host.
Shanil will provide an overview of the facility, a full dome video and a star talk using the planetarium skyball. See planetarium website for details and directions. 2 pm to 4:30-5:00 pm.
The Early History of the McCormick Observatory as Recorded in the News
CAS Member Wes Epperly
A summary and timeline of newspaper articles from the 1870′s and 1880′s about McCormick Observatory, and other significant events of the time.