Monday, August 27, 2018

ASET Upcoming events

Upcoming ASET events: Sat. Sept 8-CESSE Star Party, CESSE Center; Tyler Junior College; Tyler, Texas;E. Lake St. and S. Mahon Ave. JCT. Sat. Sept 15-Caddo Lake Wildlife Refuge Stat Party; Caddo Lake Wildlife Preserve; 15600 FM 134. East on Zeugner Dr. to Kelly Ave. Sat. Sept 22-ASET Quarterly Meeting; Rm 227 Genecove Science Building; Tyler Junior College; Tyler, Texas; E. Lake St. and S. Mahon Ave. JCT

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Moonlight (Clair de Lune)

I haven't posted in a while, but this was especially nice so I thought I'd share it.

Robert B

Monday, August 6, 2018

CANCELLED!!!!Perseids Meteor Shower at Mineola Nature Preserve, Aug. 12th at Sunset

DUE TO THE UNPREDICTABILITY OF CURRENT WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR TOMORROW, THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED!!!The Mineola Nature Preserve in conjunction with the Astronomical Society of East Texas will sponsor a viewing of the Perseids Meteor Shower at the Nature Preserve on Sunday evening, August 12th, from dark until Midnight. The location is the "East" parking lot. So park on the "West" side. The event is free and open to all. You may want to bring either a blanket or reclining lawn chair and, if you have them, binoculars. Telescopes will be available to view other celestial objects also. With respect for the recent weather and the possibility of mosquitoes, bring only repellent wipes-Please no sprays. Also no smoking is allowed. This is a weather permitting event. If the skies are too cloudy, the event will be cancelled. A cancellation notice will be posted on the Society's website:, via this email:, and a sign at the Preserve entrance stating "STAR GAZING IS OFF". You can also text to 903-520-7338. Come, relax and look up to see the fiery glows of sand grains and pebble size "meteors" hitting the Earth's atmosphere at 90,000 miles per hour!