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SJAA Activities Calendar

Jim Van Nuland


April

23
Houge Park star party. Sunset 7:51 p.m., 65% moon sets 3:27 a.m.
24
General Mtg. at Houge Park, Noon, Swap/Auction IXX
May
1
Observational Astronomy class, Houge Park, 8 p.m. Using telescopes: setup, collimation, other maintenance issues. Finding objects with coordinates or star-hopping, magnification, filters.
7
Houge Park star party. Sunset 8:03 p.m., 56% moon rises 2:00 a.m.
8
Star party at Peak. Sunset 8:00 p.m., 46% moon rises 2:36 p.m.
9-16
Texas Star Party
15
Star party at Coe (no host), Peak. Sunset 8:08 p.m., 1% moon sets 8:35 p.m.
21
Houge Park star party. Sunset 8:15 p.m., 49% moon sets 2:06 a.m.
22
Astronomy Day event at The Tech Museum.
22
General Meeting at Houge Park, 8 p.m., Chris Cody, "Bad Astronomy"
28-31
Riverside Telescope Makers Conference
31
Memorial Day
June
4
Houge Park star party Sunset 8:25 p.m., 71% moon rises 0:39 a.m.
5
Short Star party at Peak. Sunset 8:22 p.m., 61% moon rises 1:14 a.m.
12
Star party at Coe, Peak. Sunset 8:27 p.m., 1% moon invisible
18
Houge Park star party. Sunset 8:31 p.m., 34% moon sets 0:40 a.m.
19
Observational Astronomy class, Houge Park, 8 p.m. Planetary observing: What to look for on each of the planets, e.g., why Sinus Meridiani is important on Mars; how to look for Encke's division, etc.
26
General Meeting at Houge Park, 8 p.m., Bob Garfinkle, lunar topic


Jim Van Nuland; last updated: October 04, 2007 Prev Next