2004-01-28

ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF CANADA
PRINCE GEORGE CENTRE
7365 Tedford Road
Prince George, BC
V2N 6S2

General Meeting Minutes

Date: January 28, 2004
Location: PGAO 7365 Tedford Road

Chairperson: Brian Battersby
Recording Secretary: Glen Harris
Executives Present: Brian, Glen, Gil
Members Present: John, Gerhard, Jim Toews, Doug, Maurice
Guests Present: Matt

This was an extremely informal meeting that was neither called to order nor adjourned.

1. Previous Meeting Minutes
No executive meeting summary was circulated.

2. Treasurer’s Report:
As reported at the January 14, 2004 executive meeting
Club Account
Total Income $2455.75
Total Expenses $2242.28
Total Income/Expenses $213.47
Total Net Worth $3003.86

Gaming Account
Total Income $260.99
Total Expenses $1954.06
Total Income/Expenses ($1693.07)
Total Net Worth $2868.92

3. Correspondence
TELUS phone bill

4. Old Business
The Celestron power cord miraculously reappeared.

5. New Business
Members viewed the ceiling baffle prototype constructed by Bob Nelson.
The plywood pier mounting plates for Meade and Celestron wedges were previewed.

6. Upcoming Events
Tour on February 9th. Host and assistant required.

7. Main presentation
John Ascah’s PowerPoint presentation included some NASA images from the Spitzer and Chandra telescopes. Also shown were some images of the construction work done last summer.