Saturday, September 27, 2014

Club Member Cristo Sanchez published in All About Space Magazine

Fellow member (Cristo Sanchez - 16 yrs) sent this in to us.  His work was recognized in All About Space (link) and he told us he was inspired by coming to the star parties put on by the club.

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Laser Show at the Planetarium - Tonight!

Center for Earth & Space Science Education
September 2014
Are you ready to rock?! Well the Center for Earth and Space Science Education is proud to announce that we will be hosting laser shows in our dome this weekend for the first time in our history! We will have a show featuring music by the Beatles, U2, Led Zeppelin, and Pink Floyd. Tickets are only 5$ per show, but they are limited so buy them before they sell out! For more information check out our website or call us at903-510-2312.

What: Laser Shows
When: Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27 7:00-10:00
Where: The Center for Earth & Space Science Education at TJC (1411 E. Lake Street, Tyler, TX)
Cost: 5$ per show
Tom Hooten
Center for Earth & Space Science Education

Monday, September 22, 2014

Public Viewing Session - SFA Observatory

There will be a public viewing session on Friday, September 26th at 8:00pm (weather permitting). 

These viewing sessions are intended for visitors of all ages and are free of charge. Since these are outdoor events, poor weather conditions may force a cancellation. Check this site again a 2 hours before the tour to make sure that the tour has not been canceled due to poor weather. SFA SPS students will operate the telescopes and show visitors stars, clusters, nebulae, double stars, and perhaps a planet.  Here are driving directions to the SFA Observatory.  For more updates, you can like the SFA Observatory on Facebook.

There are also planetarium shows on the main SFA campus on Friday nights at 7:00PM.  Admission for planetarium shows is $2/person. 

Today is the first day of fall – also known as the Autumnal Equinox.  Let’s hope for cooler weather this Friday…    

Clear skies!
Dr. B
Dan Bruton, Ph.D.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

CESSE Public Astronomy Lecture Series (PALS) - Tomorrow night April 24th 7pm

Special BulletinApril 20, 2014
Public Astronomy Lecture Series (PALS)
The Center for Earth & Space Science Education is proud to host its final lecture for the Spring 2014 Public Astronomy Lecture Series on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7PM.  
Topic"A Conversation out of School: The Debate over C. P. Snow's Two Cultures and the Molding of the Modern Mind" by T. J. McLemore, Tyler Junior College. 
Speaker: T. J. McLemore is the director of the Honors Program and Professor of English at Tyler Junior College. After completing his bachelor's degree at Baylor University in 2006, he spent four years living on community farms, touring with an indie rock band, and working as a ghostwriter and freelance editor. He earned his MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry) at Boston University in the Fall of 2011, and is currently working to complete his first book of poems. His critical volume on the poetry of Louise Gl├╝ck is forthcoming from the University of South Carolina Press.

WhenThursday, April 24, 2014, beginning at 7:00PM

WhereThe Center for Earth & Space Science Education on the Tyler Junior College main campus.
1411 E. Lake St., Tyler, TX 75701

The Public Astronomy Lecture Series (PALS) began in 2004 and continues today as part of the
science and education outreach of The Center for Earth & Space Science Education at Tyler
Junior College.  Lectures and demonstrations are presented throughout the semester by
academic experts and scholars who speak about timely and interesting topics related to science,
education, and public outreach. The topics are entertaining and presented to the general public.
The public is invited. The cost is $5 per seat or free with a valid TJC id. 
For more information, give us a call at 903-510-2312, email us at, visit us at, or stop by and see us!  
Contact Us:                                                            
The Center for Earth & Space Science Education
1411 East Lake St.

 Tyler, TX 75701                                                                                    903-510-2312

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Night Sky Network Certificates of Appreciation 2013

At the last ASET meeting Paul Shaw (President) presented 5 certificates of appreciation from the Night Sky Network.  The certificates are awarded to members who attend 3 or more events in a year.
Don Jackson, Eustace TX

John Gammill, Tyler, TX

Jonathan Kavanaugh, Tyler TX

Wayne Smith, Frankston, TX
Not present, but honored also was Don Kilfoyle, Longview, TX

Monday, January 13, 2014

School Night for Astronomy - Rescheduled

Due to inclement weather the star party previously scheduled for January, 10th will now be moved to February 1st.  Please come out to the Mineola Nature Preserve to enjoy an evening of astronomy with the club.  This is a public star party so please bring your friends.
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