Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Daingerfield State Park Star Party

Daingerfield State Park will host a star party on Friday, December 22nd at the water front (see map). Tentative plans: Solar Viewing from 4pm to Sunset, Moon viewing until 8pm and other celestial objects at 8pm. If the event of cloudy weather, there will be a video presentation on Stars and the sources of the elements in the dining hall. Yes, I know the map is upside down. It is so that North is at the top of the map.

Geminids Meteor Shower Star Party

GEMINIDS METEOR SHOWER, SATURDAY DECEMBER 13 AT MINEOLA NATURE PRESERVE. Sunspot viewing 4pm-5:17pm. Telescope viewing and meteor viewing 5:20 to 11:00pm. Bring a lawn chair (reclining perferred), binoculars, and warm clothing. This is a clear sky event. In the event of cloudy skies, the event will be cancelled. The tentative makeup date would be the next night, December 14th same times. The cancellation notice will be posted on our website: www.asetexas.org or on Face Book : Astronomical Society of East Texas and a "No Star Gazing" sign at the entrance to the Preserve.