As of Aug 25, '14. 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
My HowTo Reducing Asteroid Occultations , How to Report Asteroid Occulations
Equipment: Watec 910HX , PC165DNR, Videorecording
Upcoming Grazes , Lunar Phases , Driving Distance Calculator , Remote Control of PC165DNR
WiFi hotspots in California , Comet /DSO Photo Op's
M67 Mag Chart , ToBuy
Aug 28 Thur - 8-10am PC meeting in 5001.
Aug 28 - Run w/ Maria
Aug 28 Thur - 6:15pm at Jalisco's. NAS PC dinner
Aug 28 Thur - run with Maria N, then spend night at Observatory, and Fri morning is NAS meeting 9am.
Aug 29 Fri morn 3am - Hygiea occults 12.6 star from central California; sure thing, 10 deg up at Az=67, drop=0.46mag from 11.45 to 11.9 - tough!
Sept 1 Mon 12:16am - Labor Day, Occultation of 10.5 star by Burgundia from Carrizo Plain
Sep 2 Tue - first day of classes
Sep 12 Fri 3:30-5pm - S4C Meeting at Hort
Sep 13 Saturday. morn dawn - Occultation of 5.8 star by Ellington, from Mt. Lassen. Rank 26 then occultation of 12.3 star by Arsinoe from Russian River, rank 88. sun -13
Sep 15 Mon morning 6am - Occultation of 9.7 star from Santa Cruz, rank 77. sun -13
Sep 18-21 Thur-Sunday - at Barcroft Laboratory in White Mtns
Oct 4 5:40am - Occultation of 11.0 by Terpsicore from Santa Cruz - 'sure thing' it looks like.
Oct 8 Wed morn 3am - Total Eclipse of the Moon. mag 10.5 graze from near Half Moon Bay just after totality ends.
Oct 17-19 - Astro 27/Geo 27 at Pinnacles National Park
Oct 23 - afternoon partial eclipse of the sun, about 50% max loss
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Sat Mar 7 9am-noon Astro 28Q pre-trip meeting
Mar 13-15 - Astro 28Q "Field Astronomy in the Eastern Sierra / High Desert"
Sat eve Mar 21 at twilight; 6.5+10.6 wide binary both graze at 4n 4+ moon at 5 deg alt. Carmel Beach, 4 miles south of Pinnacles and top of San Benito Mtn
Mar 28 Sat morn 2:18am - Graze of 3.6 star 6n 60+ moon 8 deg above horizon 21mi south of Nevada city.
Apr 4 Sat morn; Total lunar eclipse 4am, only 5min of totality.. 10.3 graze near Ponderosa cmpg. 10.9 graze at Carrizo Plain and 2n of Mojave.
Apr 12 Sun morn; 5am 7.7 graze 46- moon from Russian River
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