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

Shaner, Andrew Shaner at lpi.usra.edu
Wed Jul 8 10:35:32 CDT 2015

Johnson Space Center Astronomy Society Meeting

"Maybe" you saw last week's close conjunction of Venus and Jupiter. You would have known about it ahead of time, had you attended last month!

Our speaker this Friday will be Paul Maley giving us highlights from his trip to Svalbard to observe the March Solar Eclipse as well as his Observing Trip to North Korea.

Are you new to astronomy and want to learn what to see in the night time sky?  We've got your answer!  "What's Up in the July Sky?" will help you to be able to find and observe noteworthy objects. Our other talks include the always intriguing 'Astro Oddities', the novice Q&A Session where you can ask your questions to our membership, a preview of our upcoming star parties, and the informative Member's Minute.

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 (produced by Astronomy Magazine, NASA, Discovery Channel, 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 and further discussions follow at Mr. Gatti's at El Camino Real and 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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