As of Oct 17, 2017. Check out past events here.
Asteroid Occ Predictions: Steve Preston's , Derek Breit's , Calif Path Maps , SF Extra Event , Brad Timerson's , Report Template
Software: Using AVIsynth , TANGRA , Making Aladin Finder Charts , Limiting Mag , Registax and Occ Video
Making C2A Charts , 2-star Alignment of LX200gps
My "HowTo" on Reducing Asteroid Occultations , Reported Asteroid Occulations
Equipment: Watec 910HX , my Watec Tests , Video astrometry , PC165DNR , Video recording
South Bay Grazes , SF Grazes , Lunar Phases , Driving Distance Calculator , Remote Control of PC165DNR , Atmospheric Extinction vs Altitude=.4/sin(a) mags
WiFi hotspots in California , Comet /DSO Photo Op's
M67 Mag Chart , ToBuy
Oct 19 - Thur eve 9:30pm - Occultation of 12.6 by Tuchkova from Cabrillo; 18% odds , planning page
Oct 22 Sun morn - 4am - Occultation of 12.3 star by 12.3 Nemausa, from SC Mtns.
Oct 22 Sun eve 7:30pm - Occultation of 10.1 star by Bertha, (will look 12.4 from 10deg alt extinc). Planning page
Oct 26 Fri morn 1:36am - Occultation by Hilda 12.7 combined, at Mt Pinos - Astro/run? See OW
Oct 27 Sat eve 9:00pm - Occultation of 12.2 by Walburga from Santa Cruz
Oct 29 Sun eve - Pumpkinfest at DD's.
Oct 30 Mon eve 6-8pm - College and Career Night, Jamie will oversea the Astronomy desk. All academic programs at Library.
Oct 31 Tue eve - Astro 8A and eval
Nov 4-6 - Marin weekend running and biking
Nov 9 Thur morn 2am - Occultation of 11.6 star by Felix, narrow path through Monterey, meh rank.
Nov 10 Fri eve 9:30pm - Occultation of 13.1 by Higson, from Pt Reyes, right next to 36 Per, decent rank.
Nov 11 Sat morn 8:42am - daylight occn of Regulus
Nov 18 Sat - Occultation centrally across Laguna Mtn. new moon, astrophoto trip seems good.
Nov 23 Thur eve 5:29pm - Occultation of 10.2 by Imperatrix, from Santa Cruz. Sun at -7, so try from Cab Obs after new mount model.
Nov 24 Fri eve - Graze of 4.1 3s 34+ moon from near Johannesburg in desert; T-day weekend.
Dec 3 Sun morn 6:35am- Graze of Aldebaren from entrance to Lassen, 3 deg altitude on 100% moon
Dec 30 afternoon occultation of Aldebaren on 93+ moon.
Jan 31 - Total Lunar Eclipse, last contact of umbral happens at moonset.
Mar 16-18 Fri-Sun - Astro 25 Field Astronomy course, likely to Laguna Mtn
July 21/22 - Donner Lake Triathlon
Aug 8-11 - Astrophotography and bristlecone studies at Barcroft Research Station
Aug 18 - Pikes Peak Half Marathon Ascent
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