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General Meeting – June 2024

June 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm PDT


June 14
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm PDT
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"What's Up?"
Lonny Buinis from RVCC


Irvine Lecture Hall of the Chapman University
336 N Center St
Orange, CA 92866 United States
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This is a free and open to the public hybrid event, held both inperson and online.
Due to the newly effective insurance requirements, we regret that we can not allow people under 18 on the Chapman Campus, they are welcome to attend online.

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This meeting’s speaker will present online from Washington, DC.



Extreme Astronomy



This program examines telescopes, space travel, planets, moons, mountains, stars, galaxies, clusters, and black holes in the quest to find the largest, highest, closest, furthest, hottest, coldest, most massive, brightest, and darkest among these various objects and also many firsts among astronomical discoveries and accomplishments.


Charles E. Allen III (“Chuck”)

Chuck is current League Vice-President and a past League President (1998-2002). A League Lifetime Member, he founded the National Young Astronomer Award in 1991, received the G. R. Wright Award for service in 1998, holds the League’s Master Outreach Award with over 550 public programs to his credit, and earned the League’s master observer gold progression with 43 observing programs completed. He co-chaired ALCon ’21 Virtual and currently coordinates three League Observing Programs. Chuck is past-president of the Louisville Astronomical Society and current Program Director of the Evansville Astronomical Society. He is a past judge for the Intel (now Regeneron) International Science and Engineering Fair and served as a United State Air Force officer before entering the practice of law. He’s been an amateur astronomer since age 7.