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

Shaner, Andrew Shaner at lpi.usra.edu
Tue Apr 5 08:44:22 CDT 2016

Johnson Space Center Astronomical Society Meeting

The clear weather we've been having lately is an opportunity to get out and look at the night time sky.  Are you seeing stars?

The New Horizons probe is sending back a ton of information on Pluto from last year's fly-by. This Friday, Dr. Paul Schenk from the Lunar Planetary Institute and member of the Pluto team, will give us the latest update on the findings of the dwarf planet. This should be an informative talk!

Our other amazing talks are: "Astro Oddities", the informative Member's Minutes, "What's Up in the Sky this Month?", a calendar of this year's Upcoming Star Parties, and the Novice Q&A where you get to ask us questions!

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 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 follow at Mr. Gatti's Pizza 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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