As of Oct 10, '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
Oct 11 Sat 9am-3pm Astro 27 Pre-Trip lecture in Planetarium 706a.
Oct 11 11am-1pm - STEM Expo for STEM programs, see email 9/3
Oct 12 Sun 1am - Occultation of 11.7 star by Hypatia from Carrizo Plain, high rank. But 82% moon 35 deg away. And 10.4 occn by Octavia from Ukiah 5:30am
Oct 14 Tue eve 9:14pm - Occultation of 10.1 star by Elinor, from Santa Cruz, during Astro 8A , 33 deg altitude in dark sky
Oct 17-19 - Astro 27/Geo 27 at Pinnacles National Park
Oct 20 - Mon eve 9:22pm - Occultation of 11.3 star by Henrietta, from Santa Cruz, high rank, but only 22 minutes after Astro 7. Maybe get Becky or Duncan or Chris Angelos to man the observatory after you open up before class? Hard logistics.
Oct 23 - afternoon partial eclipse of the sun, about 50% max loss
Nov 1 - Astronomy Program Plan due
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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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