ACA Calendar of Events
2013 -2014
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2014 Aps, Astronomy News

ACA in the News: All stars for local astronomy club !
Total lunar eclipse


Please volunteer:
Outreach, 2-Minute Talk, Refreshments


The Nominating Committee for 2014-15: Please see the recent ACA News email for details.
They will call you to ask for your service as an officer and as a member.
They will also ask you what you would like, and what you can do best this coming year.
Please think about this now and be prepared to assist them to the best of your ability.
If they have not reached you by April 09, please email them with a good time to call you. Thank you.


Prepare for National Astronomy Night
April 26, Saturday, 5-7:00PM at NMR-DSO
Everyone can come, learn, and volunteer to help.


Club Star Gaze
April 26, Saturday, 7:30PM at NMR-DSO
Moonrise 0357 Set 1639 Dark sky,

See Jupiter as Taurus the Bull!
The Gemini twins are running from the bees. They are swarming at Praesepe in Cancer!
Leo is also at risk, but Denebola, the tail, is too far away to swat them.
There's Corvus . . . it must be spring!
Follow Alioth, Mizar and Alkaid in the handle of the Big Dipper,
and arc to Arcturus, then speed on to Spica.
Calm yourself in Virgo, and find the Virgin's uplifted arms at Vindemiatrix and Porrima.
Focus on majestic Saturn and it's rings. Can you see the Cassini division?
Look for Titan. Yes, it's there! Can you see some other moons?

Bring what you have of: 2 towels, binoculars, telescope, AL lunar list
Wear layered clothing, socks & shoes.





ACA Telescopes / Challenge on the Lawn
for National Astronomy Night The Public is invited!

May 10, Saturday, 7:00-10:30 PM at
RPSEC
Moonrise 1521 Set 0249 1st Qtr Moon,


Members of the Astronomy Club of Augusta will host naked-eye, binocular, and telescope observing
of the moon, planets, and stars this evening on the Lawn.
There will be posters to highlight sky objects that are fun to find.
Bring a blanket, towel or reclining lounge chair! There will be opportunity to get comfortable and observe the night sky.
People can stand or lie back and observe the stars appear as our patch of Earth turns away from the Sun.
There will be prizes for answers to basic lunar questions:
first person to see the first planet to appear, first stars to appear, and more.
See the marvels of the night sky with help from knowledgeable and engaging people.

Club members will have a number of telescopes available for viewing by the public.
Take advantage of this opportunity to see sky objects in detail, compare different telescopes in use,
and to learn about the models available for amateur astronomers.

Bring what you have of: 2 towels, your planisphere, binoculars, telescope.
Wear layered clothing.






Monthly Meeting The Public is invited!
May 16, Friday,
7:00 PM at RPSEC
Moonrise 2221 Set 0805, Lunar.

Program:
Sign up here!
2-minute talks Speaker

SpaceNews.com: missions Stan Howard
Meteorites Perry Holcomb
SpaceNews.com: finance _____________
Constellations _____________
Lunar: _________ _____________
Missions to Mars Tedda Howard
______________ ______________

Club Business: Election, Calendar

Refreshments: Kenneth Beard
Observing on the Lawn
Prizes awarded for Answers to Observing Questions
Bring what you have of: 2 towels, binoculars, telescope, AL lunar list




Officers' Meeting
May 23, Friday, 6:00PM


DAV Open House
May 25 Sunday 4:00PM -May 26 Monday, at Deerlick Astronomy Village
RSVP by May 23 at http://www.deerlickgroup.com. Please bring an appetizer for 6-8.
If you would like to caravan/carpool with the ACA, please email Tedda.
(Most of us will probably only stay to late Sunday evening.)




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from the abundance of knowledge, skill, and enthusiasm
at our local meetings and star parties.
Astronomy is not a simple sport. Get help to get good.
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