As of Apr 27, 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
WiFi hotspots in California , Comet /DSO Photo Op's
M67 Mag Chart , ToBuy
Apr 28 Fri 8am - Daylight occn of Aldebaren on 7+ moon. Very tough; alt=8 sun=33 for D. R alt=15
Apr 30 Sat - Chico Wildflower Century
May 19 Fri 4pm - Cabrillo Graduation
May 21 - Bay to Breakers 10K; already registered
June 1 7:30pm at the Rio - Mandel Lecture "Einstein Gravitational Waves and Black Holes"
June 3 - Nicene Marks Half Marathon
Jun 17 Sat - Double DipSea Run
Jun 20 Tue 10am - Daylight graze of 4.1 16- moon from Santa Cruz
Jun 22 - Thur - dawn occultation of Aldebaren on 4- moon
July 8 - Sat - June Lake Triathlon
July 13 Thur 8pm at Stanford - TechTrek
July 15 - Saturday 9-noon in 705 - Pre-Trip meeting for Astro 25 field course
July 19 Wed 8pm at Stanford - TechTrek
July 21-23 - Astro 25: Field Astronomy in the California Mountains course, at Mono Hot Springs.
Aug 19 - Sat: Pikes Peak Ascent - already registered.
Aug 21 - Mon morning: Total Solar Eclipse, from Jackson Hole, WY . Planning page.
Aug 21-25 Flex Week, Aug 28 First day of classes
Sept 4 Sun - Mt. Baldy Run-to-the-Top
Sept 9-10 Sat and Sun - IOTA Annual meeting in Carson City
Sept 10 - GraniteMan Run to Tioga Pass
Sept 11 Mon 11pm - Occultation of 9.0 star by Germania
Sep 12 Tue 4:30am - Occultation of Aldebaren, 59- moon.
Sep 13 Wed 2am - Graze of 6.7 10n 48- moon from Hollister
Sep 15-17: Fri-/Sun: White Mtns w/ Chris K for astrophotography and bristlecones
Sep 17 Sun morn dawn - Graze of 7.9 8n 8- moon at 22alt, sun-10, at Huddert Park, Crane Flats, June Lake
Oct 15 Sun morn 6am - Graze of 7.2 5n 18- moon from Half Moon Bay, Midpines, and occultation of Regulus at moonrise.
Nov 11 8:42am - daylight occn of Regulus
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.
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