As of July 26, '16. 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
My "HowTo" on Reducing Asteroid Occultations , How to Report Asteroid Occulations
Equipment: Watec 910HX , my Watec Tests , 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
Jul 27 Wed morn 3am - Graze of 6.3 44- 4n from Laguna Mtn area
July 29 Fri morn - Hyades occultation events in morning crescent moon.
July 30 Sat morn - 5:37am 7.0 graze -2s 13%- moon 1 mi north of Davenport
July 30 Sat morn - 11am Roughwater Swim around the wharf
Aug 5 - All 5 planets visible with moon very near Jupiter, in eve sky. Good opportunity with fisheye lens.
Aug 6 - trip to White Mtns for training run/hike to top of 14,242 ft White Mtn.
Aug 10 Wed morn 2am - Occultation of 11.3 star by Andromach, from Mt Pinos south and Southern Sierra, like Quaking Aspen
Aug 13 Sat morn 3:10am - Occultation of 12.7 star by Letaba, from San Jose. see OW. Cabrillo on southern limit. Decent rank. Maybe "movie night" and camp over at Karl's for better odds, and Perseid watching too? 36 deg altitude. Or, might interfere with Oregon backpack.
Aug 15 Mon morn 3:10am - Occultation of 10.9 star by Nina, from Hayward and NE. High rank. And leave for Colorado
Aug 20 - Sat - Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon
Aug 22 Monday begins Flex Week
Aug 25 Thur 2am Gamma Tau occn, and 10am - Aldebaren Occultation
Aug 26 Fri - NAS Div meeting 9-11:30am, and 1-3pm Observatory dept meeting
Aug 28 Sun morn - Graze of 10.1 on 15- moon 5n, 23 alt. Bonny Doon, maybe Karl's too?
Aug 29 Monday - Fall Semester classes begin
Aug 30 Tue morn 5:46am - Occultation of 8.3 star from SC Mtns Area , new moon. sun -11, high altitude, decent rank . camp out at observatory after Astro 9 opening night.
Sept 2 3pm - Occultation of Jupiter on 2% moon
Sept 5 - Monday Labor Day: Mt Baldy 10K
Sept 5 - Mon morn - Occultation of 7.0 star, low rank, from Carrizo Plain
Sep 11 Sun eve 9pm - Occultation of 10.5 star by Velleda from Russian River area north, decent rank
Sep 17 Sat eve 8pm - Occultation of 11.3 star by Cantabia, from Gorman east. 62 sec long
Sept 24 Sat morn 2am - Graze of 7.6 star 8n 39- moon, at 16deg altitude, from Half Moon Bay
Sep 25 Sun - Mt Diablo Challenge hill climb
Oct 1 Sat morn - pre-trip meeting for Astro 25
Oct 1 Sat eve - Occultation of 10.3 star by Laplace, from Pt Reyes, high rank.
Oct 3 Mon morn 5am - Occultation of 12.4 star by Asporino, from Santa Cruz, good rank
Oct 8 Sat night 7:38pm PDT - Astro 25 field astro class, built around graze of 6.2 1.1s 49+ moon 35deg alt, from Redwood cmpg at Giant Sequioa Nat. Mon. Also, occultation of 10.3 star by Quinghi from Yosemite, unlikely from Giant Sequoia, and also occultation by Brita from San Gabriel Mtns and perhaps too far south at 5am?
Oct 14 Fri eve 8:33pm - Occultation of 10.2 star by Catriona, from Mercy Hot Spr and east. Full moon 47 deg away. Yosemite photo weekend??
Oct 18 Tue eve 10:20pm - Graze of Aldebaren 12n 86- 15 deg up, from Baldwin Hills LA, or near Pisgah Crater.
Oct 19 Wed morn 3:19am - Occultation of 12.4 star by Galilea, from SF, Santa Cruz inside 1 sig zone, decent rank
Oct 21 Fri morn 12:10am - Occultation of 12.2 star from Russian River
Oct 27 Thur eve 7pm - Occultation of 12.1 star by Joensuu, from Pt Reyes north
Nov 4 Fri eve - Graze of 6.3 1.4s of 24+ moon, from 5n of Pinnacles and Mercy Hot Springs
Nov 11 Fri morn 5:20am - Occultation of 11.9 star (11.4 combined) by Circe. Santa Cruz on northern limit
Nov 11 Fri eve 10:14pm - Occultation of 11.6 star by Russia, centrally across Aptos
Nov 22 2:30am - Occultation of 9.1 star by Chaucer, from Pt. Reyes
Nov 27 12:30am - Occultation of 12.2 star by Carlova, high rank, from Hayward. Aptos on southern limit
Mar 3 Fri 3:15pm - Graze of 4.1 near Carrizo Plain - possible Astro 25? Aldebaren occ 8:18pm that night.
Mar 31/Apr 2 - possible Astro 25 at Carrizo. Gamma Tau occultation (graze in Orange County to Palomar or so)
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