As of Oct 1, '15. 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 , and new version, How to Report Asteroid Occulations
Equipment: Watec 910HX with Video astrometry, PC165DNR, Video recording
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 4 Sun - Mt Diablo Challenge bike race
Oct 8 Thur 7pm - Scout house at Havery West Park: SC Astro Club - Al Smith and Astro-Imaging
Oct 13 Tue eve 8:17pm - Occultation of 12.7 star by Bertholda near M25, with good odds centrally across Santa Cruz. then at 10:33pm - Occultation of 10.3 star by Mercedes, from Tres Pinos centerline, 34% odds. 11% at Cabrillo.
Oct 15-17 Thur-Sat - UCSC Global Climate Justice Seminar
Oct 16 Fri 3am - Occultation of 10.4 star by Kaho, from Marin Hostel, Aptos on 1.6-sigma, odds low.
Oct 16-18: IOTA Conference in Las Vegas
Oct 17 Sat morning - Occultation of 9.0 star by Oenone, from Carrizo Plain and Las Vegas, NV. Carrizo campsite is 7.2km north of centerline.
Oct 18 Sun eve 9pm - Graze of 7th mag Cepheid WZ Sag, from fields south of Watsonville. Planning page
Oct 22 Thur morn 3:15am - Occultation of 11.5 star by Eukrate, high rank, from southern Carrizo Plain.
Nov 7 Sat 10:20UT - Occultation of 10.5 star by Theobalda, centrally across Aptos, good rank.
Nov 11 Wed morn 4:45am - Occultation of star by Otillia, from Pt. Reyes hostel, Aptos 2.2 sigma south.
Nov 21 Sat - 6:45am reg begins for vols: Turkey Trot SCTC 10k run
Nov 21 Saturday - "Climate Changes Everything" seminar at Calvary church
Nov 22 Sunday - 1pm at Clock Tower: Climate speaking in support for Paris Summit
Dec 7 - Occultation of Venus in daylight.
Dec 13 Sun eve sunset - Graze of 8.5 on 7% moon, 10 deg alti, from Fremont Peak, could be a beauty to watch on a skinny crescent. Follow up with Geminid meteor shower. Planning page
Jan 2 Sat morn - Graze of 7.2 5s 47- from Marin Hostel, and near Hayward.
Jan 11 Mon eve - Graze of 8.5 -2s of 5+ moon, 12 alt, from Carrizo Plain campsite.
Feb 6 Sat morn - Graze of 7.7 0.3s of 5- moon, 11 alt, sun-8. From Ponderosa campground itself, if horizon OK.
Feb 12 Fri eve - Graze of 9.5 4n 26+ alt=11, from Ballarat; DV Running Adventure weekend?
Feb 15 Mon eve - Good daylight graze of 3.7 star 6s 58+ sun +18 from Carrizo Plain - President's weekend possible fun trip.
Mar 16 Wed morn 12:49am - Graze of 5.9 6n 56+ alt=10, from near Hayward, CA.
Mar 19 Sat 2pm - Pre-trip for Pinnacles Astro 27
Apr 8-10 Fri-Sun - Astro 27/Geo 27 Pinnacles Field class at Pinnacles National Park.
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