As of Feb 18, 2019. 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 , PyOTE 8min tutorial
Making C2A Charts , Aladin Photo Charts , 2-star Alignment of LX200gps , YouTube IOTA Videos
My "HowTo" on Reducing Asteroid Occultations , Reported Asteroid Occulations
Equipment: Watec 910HX , my Watec Tests , Video astrometry , PC165DNR , Video recording , Using 8SE/Video/VTI 2nd Unit
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
Cabrillo College Observatory ClearSkyClock 5-day forecast
Feb 21 - Thur eve - Banff Film Festival at the Rio Theater .
Feb 23 - Sat 8:33pm - Occultation of 13.0 by Adelheid 42 deg altitude, 11s duration, 0.5 mag drop, need to be near Oakdale, but maybe after a XC ski Yosemite day??
Feb 24 Sun 8pm - Occultation of 11.4 by Fidelio, from Buck Meadow on Hwy 120, way back from XC ski trip?? Oscars night too.
Feb 27 Wed morn 4:44am - Graze of 4.4 13s of 39- moon from South Lake Tahoe. Would require perhaps x-ing Wed morn Astro 4 class
Mar 3 - Santa Cruz Half Marathon
Mar 6 - Wed even 9:49pm - Occultation of 13.1 combined by Vienna, 1.1 drop, from Atascadero, northern Carrizo Plain.
Mar 9 - Solvang Century
Mar 9 Sat 7:24pm - Occultation of 13.0 by Alkeste, from Laguna Mtn centerline. Tight, I'll probably just be recovering from the Solvang ride and not yet quite on the road.
Mar 10 - Mon eve 10:50pm Occultation of 6.7 by Eros, from Sunol. Tired from Solvang??
Mar 13 - Wed morn 6am - Occultation of 12.0 by Toni, from Santa Cruz
Mar 13 Wed eve - Graze of 6.8 1.1s of 47+ moon from Fremont Peak
Mar 19 - Faber lecture - maybe reserve van for xtra credit for my classes??
Mar 22 Fri eve 8:28pm - Occultation of 13.2 by Arsinoe, good rank, from Santa Cruz
Mar 23 4:31am Sat morn - Occultation of 10.2 by Melpomene, from
Mar 25-30 Spring Break
Mar 25 Mon eve 9:30pm - Occultation of 13.1 by Nyanza, mediocre rank, try from home
Apr 6 Sat eve at twilight - Graze of 7.6 star 13s of 3+ moon, alt=9, sun-8. From Hollister, and Mineral King
Apr 19 Fri - market holiday
Apr 20 Sat 12:30am - Occultation of 12.1 by Marghanna, in Central California
Jun 14 11:40pm - Occultation of 12.1 by Saskia somewhere near Carrizo Plain
Jun 23 Sat - Big Bear Triathlon
Jul 11 Thur 1:11am - Occultation of 10.7 by Rosalia, Pt Reyes??
Jul 13 Sat morn - June Lake Triathlon.
Jul 15 Sun 10:30pm - Occultation of 11.9 but full moon 13 deg away.
Jul 20/21 - Donner Lake Triathlon
Jul 24 Wed 4pm - appt
Aug 2-4: Astro 25 Field Astronomy. Location TBA
Aug 6 Tue 1:12am - Occultation of 10.2 by Bothua
Aug 9 Fri 1:19am - Occultation of 11.8 by Eugenia 11.5
Aug 10 Sat - USA Tri National Championships in Cleveland
Aug 18 - Sandman Triathlhon
Aug 25 Sun 4:40am - Graze of 3.0 Zeta Tauri 12n 30- moon from 55N of Lassen, 55s of Eureka.
Sept 22 8am - Graze of 2.9 Mu Geminorum by 45- moon 4.4n from 30n of Hat Creek - May be good choice for Astro 25 Fall course
Sept 27-29 - Astro 25 Field Astro tentative date, Mono Hot Springs final weekend open.
Oct 5-6 - Skyline to the Sea 50k, Marathon, and Half Marathon run, from Castle Rock to the Ocean
Nov 11 Monday: sunrise to 10am - Transit of Mercury (Veteran's Day holiday at school??)
Nov 29 5:53pm Fri eve - Graze of 5.5 6s of 13+ moon, from 13n Pinnacles
Dec 4 8:00pm Wed eve - Graze of 6.9 10s 58+ moon 41alt, from Locatelli Meadow
Dec 11 2:00am Wed morn - Graze of 3.5 Epsilon Tauri 11n 99% moon, from Fremont Peak
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