[Cosmic-Explorations] Johnson Space Center Astronomy Society Meeting this Friday!

Shaner, Andrew Shaner at lpi.usra.edu
Tue Sep 9 09:31:27 CDT 2014

Johnson Space Center Astronomy Society Meeting

On Friday, Dr. Aaron Clevenson of Lone Star College and Lead Astronomer at Insperity Observatory will present "Supernova 2014J - A Personal Journey"" at our September JSCAS meeting. He will describe observing and taking measurements of a supernova for 3 days before it peaked until it was no longer detectable 160 days later.

We'll also have several other short presentations including the September's Sky Observing Targets "What's Up This Month?" with suggestions for beginner observers, the always-intriguing "Astro Oddities", dates for our upcoming fun and public Star Parties (which always need your help), some informative Member's Minutes, and the novice Q & A Session.

JSCAS is open to anyone who wants to learn about astronomy and membership is FREE! After joining, you'll have access to our Loaner Telescopes and our amazing Astronomy DVD Library with 100's of choices to learn from (from Astronomy Magazine, NASA, Discovery, etc.). Our meetings are held on the 2nd Friday of each month at 7:30 pm in the lecture hall of the USRA Bldg. (3600 Bay Area Blvd. at Middlebrook Dr.) Pizza and refreshments follow at Double-Daves on Bay Area Blvd. For more info, see our website at jscas.net

Note to all those who have borrowed DVDs from the JSCAS Media Library: PLEASE BRING THEM BACK AT THE BEGINNING & DURING THE BREAK AT THIS MEETING. YES, you can check them out again...or acquire new ones!

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