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SJAA Activities Calendar

Jim Van Nuland


May

22
General Meeting at Houge Park, 8 p.m., Chris Cody, "Bad Astronomy"
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, "Observing the Rays and the Bright Spots on the Moon"
July
9
Houge Park star party. Sunset 8:30 p.m., 12% moon rises 3:42 a.m.
10
FPOA/AANC Star-B-Q, Fremont Peak. Star parties at Coe, Peak. Sunset 8:28 p.m., 6% moon rises 4:33 a.m.
17
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.
23
Houge Park star party. Sunset 8:22 p.m., 83% moon sets 3:02 a.m.
24
General Meeting at Houge Park, 8 p.m., Ernie Piini on February eclipse
30-31
SJAA Weekend at Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park
Speakers needed: August 28, October 23, November 20, December 18


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