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Please volunteer: 2-Minute Talk, Refreshments

ACA Road Trip MEA3
March 28, Saturday

6:45 AM: Meet at Lowe's Parking Lot, near Veracruz Mexican Restaurant, 3216 Peach Orchard Road,
Augusta (706-772-9303), NE intersection of I-520 (Bobby Jones) and I-25 (Peach Orchard Rd.)
7:00 AM: Leave (caravan & carpool), GSU Planetarium map
8:30-8:45 AM: Arrive Planetarium 912-478-0471, Georgia Southern University, 1332 Southern Dr, Statesboro, GA, 912-478-4636

9:00-10:30: Planetarium Tour and Hands-On Digistar 5, led by Dr. Clayton Heller, Director of Planetarium, Department of Physics.
10:30-10:45: Break
10:45-12:00: More hands-on Digistar 5 with Dr. Heller. Dome Tour, observing deck, telescopes, solar observing,
planetarium presentations, also with Becky Lowder, Astronomy Lab Coordinator.
12:00- 1:00: Lunch with hosts at the Dining Commons on campus, walking distance from the Math/Physics Building
1:00- 1:30: Campus tour
1:30- 2:30: Center for Wildlife Education
2:30- 4:30: Georgia Southern Museum Tour

4:30-5: Depart for Augusta.

Bring: credit card & cash for meals & tips, layered clothing, pillow or towel to lay on in car.
Handicap facilities available. Please notify ahead.

If you have not already signed up, please notify Kenneth Beard.

March 28, Sat.8:30PM, Earth Hour

Club Dark Sky Star Gaze
April 11, Saturday 8:00 PM at NMR-DSO
Moonrise/Set 0038 1124 Dark sky

Check out Venus and Jupiter
Review the Winter Hexagon
Focus on Cancer, Leo, Hydra, Crater, Corvus,
Ursa major, Ursa minor, Bootes, Virgo.
Look for beautiful double stars, clusters and nebula.

Please arrive before dark. Park with your headlights toward the road.
Bring what you have of planisphere, binoculars, telescope.
Wear socks, shoes, layered clothing.


Beginners to experts can benefit
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.
Go to our Membership page, and become a member now.

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