The April 2016 StarGazer Newsletter is now available! … Continue reading
Thanks to all who came out to Caledon last night. We had many guests braving a cold and windy night, but we got the first clear sky we’ve had in months.
March 8, 2016–Courtesy of the Exploratorium in San Francisco, you can watch the solar eclipse in Micronesia on a webcast and/or a telescope view. It will begin at 8 pm ET tonight and end at about 1 am tomorrow morning. The URL to access the webcast and the telescope view is: http://www.exploratorium.edu/eclipse?utm_source=Micronesia+Solar+Eclipse&utm_campaign=Micronesia+Solar+Eclipse&utm_medium=email
Minutes are posted from our meeting of January 2016
February 17, 2016–Come on out of hibernation after all the snow! We’ve juggled our presentation schedule a bit. Tonight, Ron Henke will give his presentation “Rare Earth–Are we alone?” He’ll question why our Sun, our Solar System, and Earth seem to be unique. We’ve postponed the review of the results of our use of the Sierra Stars Observatory Network to image the Tarantula nebula (in the Southern Hemisphere) to next month. Bart Billard’s Kepler update will now be at the April meeting.
This Web site is almost always under attack. That’s not surprising, and it’s also true of almost every Web site on the Internet. The people and programs who do it hope to hurt you, not us. They hope to slip … Continue reading