As of Aug 27, '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 , Reported 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
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 . Man the info table 1-3pm in front of 701.
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? But only 3% odds of a hit, 24% from Pescadero if the winds blow away the fog. centerline also at McDonald Park, and just south of Foothill College.
Sept 2 Fri 3pm - Occultation of Jupiter on 2% moon in daylight; very tough
Sep 4 - Sunday; Pier to Peak Race in Santa Barbara
Sept 5 - Monday Labor Day: Mt Baldy 10K
Sept 5 - Mon morn - Occultation of 7.0 star, low rank, from Carrizo Plain 8% odds on centerline
Sept 9 - Granite Man swim at June Lake
Sept 11 Sunday: Ironman Santa Cruz
Sep 11 Sun eve 9pm - Occultation of 10.5 star by Velleda from Russian River area north, decent rank
Sep 14 Wed afternoon - Stephane Courteau seminar at UCSC Astro colloquium.
Sept 15 Thur morn 3:28am - Occultation of 11.1 by Phaeo from Santa Cruz, see OW for details
Sept 24 Sat morn 2am - Graze of 7.6 star 8n 39- moon, at 16deg altitude, from Half Moon Bay
Sep 25 Sun - Santa Cruz Triathlon
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. path map
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 15 - Low Key Hill Climb: San Gregorio->McDonald 28km
Oct 18 Tue eve 10:20pm - Graze of Aldebaren 12n 86- 15 deg up, from Baldwin Hills LA, Apple Valley, 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 5 - Low Key Hill Climb: Mines Rd
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 12 Sat - Low Key Hill Climb: Old Santa Cruz Rd to Summit through Chemeketa Park
Nov 19 Sat - Low Key Hill Climb: 5.8 miles 2280 ft Page Mill area
Nov 22 2:30am - Occultation of 9.1 star by Chaucer, from Pt. Reyes
Nov 24 Thur Thanksgiving: Low Key Hill Climb - Mt Hamilton
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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