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2014 -2015
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2014 Aps, Astronomy News


Please volunteer: Outreach, 2-Minute Talk, Refreshments


Please support astronomy and your local Astronomy Club of Augusta.
If you have not already done so,
bring your 2014-15 dues to the picnic, and
give/mail to John White, ACA Treasurer, 4254 Woodland Drive, Martinez, GA 30907
Please include your name, address, phone, email, with your $10.
Thank you.




Annual Club Picnic
August 16, Saturday,
6:00 PM at Boyd Observatory
Moonrise 2317 Set 1214

Club members are requested to let us know how many people will be coming.
Notify any club officer prior to August 13th, or Sign up now.
Bring your whole family! - Get in on a great experience.

The Club will provide hamburgers, hot dogs with buns.
Members are requested to bring "something picnic", enough for your family and to share.
Prep your food ahead, take an afternoon nap, and come hungry!
Make your plans for a great time to get to know each other, share astronomy experiences,
You may need something to sit on because seating is limited at the observatory.



ACA Star Gaze The Public is invited!
August 16, Saturday,
at Boyd Observatory
Moonrise 2317 Set 1214


David Boyd, planetarium director, will provide us with an interesting astronomy program
and observing through the "LARGE" telescope.
Please come and enjoy this "astronomical" experience.

Wear socks & shoes, pants.
Bring what you have of: binoculars, telescope, planisphere, AL Messier list,
lounge chair, 2towels, bug spray.





Monthly Meeting, and OMN = Observe the Moon Night The Public is invited!

September 06 , Saturday, 6 -10:00 PM
at RPSEC
Moonrise: 1656 Set: 0311 Lunar: Waning Gibbous

All members can help. Thank you. Please wear your ACA logo polo shirt.


6PM: Lunar Program The Public is invited!
Introduction to the Moon: ___________
Light supper for attendees: __________, Refreshments: _____________, Water & Sodas: Gary Senn

7-10PM: OMN on the Lawn: The Public is invited!
Observe the Moon
Bring YOURSELF!
Bring what you have of binoculars, telescopes, planisphere, AL Lunar list.





Club Star Gaze
September 20, Saturday, 7:00 PM at NMR-DSO
Moonrise 0300 Set 1623 Dark sky
Bring what you have of planisphere, binoculars, telescope.
Wear socks & shoes.

5:30 PM SEED Volunteers come early to finalize our projects.
6:30 PM Combined light supper
7:00 PM Club Star Gaze

See Mars and Saturn, even Mercury setting in the west before 8:00PM.
Mercury has taken Mars' place near Spica,
and Mars has positioned itself between Antares, Dschubba, and Acrab in Scorpius.
Al Niyat is a pulsating variable star, mag 3.05.
Find Vesta and Ceres on either side of Saturn (10-4).
Trace the Milky Way Galaxy at its best, pouring out of the Teapot onto the tail of Scorpius,
and steaming across the sky to Cassiopeia.
Learn the names the Teapot's 8 outline stars.
See Capricornus, Aquarius, Pisces, the Great Square of Pegasus, and so, so much more.


Please come, Rain or Shine:
Fun astronomy activities planned for cloudy nights.



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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