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December 2017 Newsletter
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!!! GREEN LASER USE RULES !!!
Starting in 2015, the club has decided that we will not allow the use of green laser pointers at outreaches that are above the legal limit of 5 milliwatts. If you see someone operating a laser which is brighter than this level, please ask that person to stop using it.

   
Cachuma Lake Campout 2016 Video

The Telescope Workshop meets on Tuesday evenings at 7:30 PM at the Broder Building at SBMNH. Contact Tim Crawford for more information at E-mail -

Listen to the AU on the radio at KZSB 1290 AM at 9 AM on the second and fourth Monday of each month.


Remember, just help out at six AU outreach events in a year, and your membership gets extended a year, for free!


Here are the AU events scheduled. To get the latest information on schedules, or directions, just contact Chuck at 964-8201 or E-mail - Remember Events are subject to cancellation.  

Events for December 2017

THOMAS FIRE UPDATE: BECASUE OF THE FIRE EVENTS WILL BE MARKED CANCELED IF TO SMOKEY FOR VIEWING 

Saturday, December 9, 4 PM

AU planning meeting, in the classroom next to Javier's office.

 

Saturday, December 9, 6 PM CANCELED

Monthly Public Star Party at SBMNH. Bring a scope and have fun showing goodies in the sky outside Palmer Observatory, or just show up and enjoy looking at them.

 

Friday, December 15, 7 PM

Monthly Public Telescope Night at Westmont College, at the observatory, next to the baseball field.

 

Saturday, December 16, setup 4 PM

Telescopes for a star party at Los Flores Ranch Park, in Santa Maria at 6245 Dominion Road. Setup entrance (with signs) will be up Dominion a bit north of the main entrance. Dark skies!

 

Saturday, December 23, setup 6 PM

Telescopes for Bacara Resort and Spa. We set up on the bluff by the Angel Oak Restaurant.

 

Saturday, December 30, setup 6 PM

Telescopes for Bacara Resort and Spa. We set up on the bluff by the Angel Oak Restaurant

 

Hasta nebula - Chuck

 

 

 

We are Always Looking for Donations.
Do you have an old telescope that your not using and looking to get rid of it. You can always donate it to our club and we will put it to good use.  We are a Non-Profit Organization and can give you a Tax Deductible Receipt.  If you have something for us you can contact Art Harris at equipment@sbau.org or Paul Winn at webmaster@sbau.org.

Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit
Events from the Night Sky Network.


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