Monthly Archives: March 2007

Revised Agenda – 3/25/07 Board Meeting

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Please click on the title to see the revised agenda for the Board meeting today, 3/25/07.

All members are welcome to attend the meeting, but please let Barbara Toy or Bob Buchheim know in advance that you are planning to come.

Messier Marathon 2007: the one that got away

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Bill Warden’s account of the 2007 Messier Marathon from the Football Field at Anza – truly a night to remember!

Pluto Occultation this weekend.

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Got a big telescope, and perhaps a good CCD? Pluto will pass in front of star UCAC2 25823784 at in northwestern Sagittarius between 10:40 and 11:00 UT Sunday morning.

Messier Marathon 2007

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The Messier Marathon will take place at the March 17 star party.
Download the official OCA form to keep track of your observations and participate in the 2007 OCA contest. Image of M5 by Arnie Rosner.

03/10/07 Black Star Canyon recap

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Warmer weather brought out 26 cars…but sky could have been clearer.

Black Star Canyon star party Saturday 03/10/07

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I Expect Black Star Canyon to be clear and warm this Saturday night!

Globe at Night 2007

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Join the World-Wide Hunt for Stars, March 8 – 21, 2007!

Join thousands of students, families and citizen-scientists hunting for stars during March 8 – 21, 2007. Take part in this international event to observe the nighttime sky and learn more about light pollution around the world.

CUREA 2007 to offer educational program at Mount Wilson Observatory July 8-21

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The Consortium for Undergraduate Research and Education in Astronomy (CUREA) will repeat its highly successful in-residence educational program at Mount Wilson Observatory for the 18th time this summer, from July 8 through 21, 2007.  The program is aimed at undergraduate physics and astronomy
majors who have completed at least one year of physics coursework, preferably including some modern physics, and who are considering a career in science or teaching.

President’s Message – March 2007

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By Barbara ToyFor those who may be missing the hyperactivity of the November-December holiday season – fear not! We’ve got busy times ahead as we move into spring: the Messier […]