[Cosmic-Explorations] Johnson Space Center Astronomical Society Meeting this Friday - ONLINE
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Tue Aug 11 08:27:27 CDT 2020
Johnson Space Center Astronomical Society Meeting - ONLINE
The August meeting of the JSCAS will be held ONLINE, this Friday, August 14th at 7:30 pm, on YouTube. (See below.) This month's Speaker will be JSCAS's own Paul Maley will speak (from Arizona) on traveling "Around the World for an Eclipse, plus STARLINK and the Future of the Night Skies." Paul Maley is a long time member of JSCAS and has traveled to 296 countries and territories in search of the best spots on earth to watch astronomical phenomena such as eclipses of the sun and minor planet occultations. To date, Mr. Maley has seen 76 eclipses of the sun. Tune in as we take a trip to see an eclipse!
Our agenda also includes short talks: DIY Astronomy, a quick look at an M8 Project, and the latest club astrophotography efforts.
The meeting can be accessed by going to the JSCAS YouTube Channel at the link: https://bit.ly/3gTpqvU
To submit questions for our presenters during the meeting, please either enter your questions as a YouTube comment (if you have an account that will allow doing so) or send your questions to: jscaslive at gmail.com<mailto:jscaslive at gmail.com>
Also, the JSCAS YouTube Channel link will be posted on the JSCAS web page: http://www.jscas.net
JSCAS is open to anyone who wants to learn about astronomy and membership is FREE! (It's the best offer money can't buy!) After joining, you'll have access to our amazing Astronomy DVD Library with 100's of choices to learn from (from Astronomy Magazine, NASA, The Great Courses, Discovery Channel, etc.). Our meetings are held on the 2nd Friday of each month at 7:30 pm in the lecture hall of The Lunar & Planetary Institute. (3600 Bay Area Blvd. at Middlebrook Dr., aka USRA Bldg.) For more info, see our website at jscas.net
Note to all those who have borrowed DVDs from the JSCAS Media Library: Please hold your borrowed DVDs until the next meeting at the Lunar & Planetary Institute.
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