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SJAA Activities Calendar

Jim Van Nuland


 

July
1 Solar Program: H-alpha observing at Houge Park. Also, Telescope tune-up time. Sun party hours: 2:00 until 4:00 p.m.
7 General Meeting. Board meeting (*) at 6:00; Social Time at 7:30; General Meeting at 8:00. Our speaker is Bob Jardine, speaking on Astronomical League observing programs.
13 Astronomy Class at Houge Park. 9:15 p.m. The topic: Summer Constellations / Highlight Objects. (outdoor)
13 Houge Park star party. Sunset 8:29 p.m, 22% moon rises 2:17 a.m. Star party hours: 9:30 until midnight.
14 Dark-Sky weekend. Sunset 8:28 p.m, 15% moon rises 3:01 a.m.
21 Dark-Sky weekend. Sunset 8:24 p.m, 10% moon sets 9:44 p.m. Henry Coe Park’s “Astronomy” lot has been reserved.
27 Houge Park star party. Sunset 8:19 p.m, 70% moon sets 1:34 a.m. Star party hours: 9:15 until midnight.

August
4 General Meeting. Board meeting (*)at 6:00; Social Time at 7:30; General Meeting at 8:00. Our speaker is Tim DeBenedictis, Founder/Owner of Southern Stars software, maker of the Sky Safari app and SkyFi WiFi controller. His topic: Planetarium software: “Astronomy on the iPhone”.
5 Observing H-alpha flares and sunspots at Houge Park. Also our Telescope Tune-up Time. Sun party and tune-up hours: 2:00 until 4:00 p.m.
10 Astronomy Class at Houge Park. 8:00 p.m. The topic: Star charts and planetarium programs.
10 Houge Park star party. Sunset 8:05 p.m, 37% moon rises 12:56 a.m. Star party hours: 9:00 until midnight.
11 Dark-Sky weekend. Sunset 8:04 p.m, 28% moon rises 1:42 a.m.
18 Dark-Sky weekend. Sunset 7:55 p.m, 3% moon sets 8:18 p.m. Henry Coe Park’s “Astronomy” lot has been reserved.
24 Houge Park star party. Sunset 7:47 p.m, 57% moon sets 12:25 a.m. Star party hours: 8:45 until 11:45 p.m.
 


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