The presentation at the November 20th meeting will be “Visual Astronomy 101” by Mike Hotka. Mike's will share tips and discuss techniques he uses to decide what to observe, how to prepare for an observing outing, what to take with you when you go out, choosing where to go and what to do after returning home from the outing. The presentation will discuss many of the Astronomical League's Observing Programs that a beginning amateur can easily do as well as some of the more advanced programs.
Mike has been an amateur astronomer for many years and a member of LAS since 1995. During this time, Mike has earned many certificates completing Astronomical League Observing Programs.