Newsletter Editors Comments

I am composing this newsletter in absentia from the warm and sunny shores of Lake Windermere in the East Kootenays. Derry McDonnell is going to compose and edit the July - August and September - October 2017 issues.

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Lemongrass Restaurant – Review

In conjunction with the astronomy visit at the University of Victoria on May 15, 2017, we had lunch at the Lemongrass Restaurant. Since we were a large group we had the private upstairs room.  We have all experienced dining at a restaurant in a large group and usually expect to be disappointed with the food and the service.

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Astronomy Tour: University of Victoria – Report Out

On May 15 2017, 38 members of the Victoria Region Men’s & Newcomers Club were treated to a tour at the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Victoria. The tour consisted of a presentation by our two grad student guides, Steve Mairs and Logan Francis, along with a hands-on viewing of UVic’s larger telescope (there are actually two on campus!).

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