General Meeting at Houge Park, 8 p.m., Chris Cody, "Bad Astronomy"
Houge Park star party. Sunset 8:25 p.m., 71% moon rises 0:39 a.m.
Short Star party at Peak. Sunset 8:22 p.m., 61% moon rises 1:14 a.m.
Star party at Coe, Peak. Sunset 8:27 p.m., 1% moon invisible
Houge Park star party. Sunset 8:31 p.m., 34% moon sets 0:40 a.m.
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.
General Meeting at Houge Park, 8 p.m., Bob Garfinkle, "Observing the Rays and the Bright Spots on the Moon"
Houge Park star party. Sunset 8:30 p.m., 12% moon rises 3:42 a.m.
FPOA/AANC Star-B-Q, Fremont Peak. Star parties at Coe, Peak. Sunset 8:28 p.m., 6% moon rises 4:33 a.m.
Observational Astronomy class, Houge Park, 8 p.m. Catalogues, techniques for finding and identifying objects; such topics as how to find a 12th magnitude planetary in a dense star field, why an OIII filter is no good on the Horsehead, etc.
Houge Park star party. Sunset 8:22 p.m., 83% moon sets 3:02 a.m.
General Meeting at Houge Park, 8 p.m., Ernie Piini on February eclipse
SJAA Weekend at Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park
Speakers needed: August 28, October 23, November 20, December 18