As of Jan 12, 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
Jan 17 Tue 1-3pm in 810 - Flex meeting Sustainability and Climate faculty get together
Jan 19 Thur 6pm at Rio Theater- Gary Griggs "Paradise in Peril"
Jan 19 Thur eve 6pm - Occultation of 12.6 combined by Tercidina from Russian River, high rank
Jan 20 Fri - NAS Division day, Astro Dept meeting
Jan 20 Fri - General Stike in support of NoTrump movement, 5pm at clock tower.
Jan 23 - First class of semester
Jan 26 - Wed eve 8:24pm - Occultation of 12.6 by Arequipa, from south of Pinnacles, cl Greenfield and Laguna Mtn.
Jan 27 - Thur eve "Crossing Bhutan" film showing by Terri Schneider, at Santa Cruz High School theater 7pm. Tickets $12
Fri morn 2:15am - Occultation of 12.8 star by Pippa, try from Cabrillo Observatory, OK rank.
Jan 27 - Fri eve 11:30pm - Occultation of 12.8 combined (0.7 drop) by Malabar from Yosemite. Maybe w/ ski trip?
Jan 28 - Sat eve 9:13pm - Occultation of 11.7 star by Aegle, from Central California, low rank. Plan from Laguna Mtn. on astrophoto trip with CLK, and Armida occn from Dave Wyman's in LA 8pm.
Feb 2 - Thur eve 6:20pm - Occultation of 10.1 by Leopoldina from Yosemite and Mojave
Feb 3 - Fri eve 8pm - Occultation of 11.3 by Belisana, from Barstow, and Mannucii occults 13.1 (low rank) 11:20pm
Feb 4 - Sat eve 7pm - Occultation of 12.0 by Tisiphone, from LA but low odds
Feb 5 - Sun morn 1am - Occultation of 13.3 by Lipperta, from LA.
Feb 5 Sun morn - Superbowl 10K run
Feb 9 - Thur eve 8:40pm - Occultation of 13.2 combined by Eichsfeldia, from Carrizo Plain, Coso Jct, and Stovepipe Wells
Feb 10-12: TDRC Death Valley trail running weekend at Stovepipe Wells.
Feb 15 Tue eve 10:30pm - Occultation of 12.1 by Oenone, low odds but try from Cabrillo Obs because you'll be there anyway. Stay o'nr night for Elisabetha 3:14am.
Feb 18 Sat morn 1:16am - Occultation of 10.3 by Sharon, offshore, try from Cabrillo but low odds
Feb 18: Sat eve: SeaClliff Inn 6pm; SCTC Banquet
Feb 19/20: Sunday and Monday Pres Day Holiday: Yosemite photo workshop
Feb 23,24 - Banff Mountain Film Festival at the Rio
Feb 23 Thur eve 9pm - Occultation of 11.9 star by Happelia from campsite at Carrizo Plain, high rank
Feb 24 Fri eve - "Bending the 2C Curve" by Ramanathan; UCSC Climate Conference Keynote Speech
Feb 25 Saturday morn 9am - Pre-trip meeting for Astro 25
Mar 2 Thur morn 1:14am - Occultation of 12.6 by Galilea from Pt Reyes, but decent odds from Santa Cruz
Mar 3 Fri 3:15pm - Graze of 4.1 near Carrizo Plain - Astro 25 weekend at Carrizo Plain.
Mar 4 Sat eve - Aldebaren occ 8:18pm from Carrizo Plain.
Mar 11 8am - Register for Pikes Peak Ascent
Mar 11 - Solvang Century Ride
Mar 31-Apr 1 Fri-Sat - photography/cycling trip to Carrizo Plain with the Wymans
Apr 28 Thur 8am - Daylight occn of Aldebaren
Apr 30 Sat - Chico Wildflower Century
May 21 - Bay to Breakers 10K; already registered
Jun 20 10am - Daylight graze of 4.1 16- moon from Santa Cruz
Jun 22 - Thur - dawn occultation of Aldebaren on 4- moon
Aug 19 - Sat: Pikes Peak Ascent
Aug 21 - Mon morning: Total Solar Eclipse, from Jackson Hole, WY or Madras Oregon. Planning page.
Sep 12 Tue 4:30am - Occultation of Aldebaren, 59- moon.
Sep 13 Wed 2am - Graze of 6.7 10n 48- moon from Hollister
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.
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