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November 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 October 2017  

Tuesday, October 31

Halloween! Show the sky to trick-or-treaters wherever you are. Astronomical eye candy won't hurt your teeth!

 

Events for November 2017

Thursday, November 2, setup 5:30 PM

Telescopes for a Science Night at Foothill School, 711 Ribera Drive in Goleta. We set up on their blacktop, with entry at the NW corner of the campus.

 

Friday, November 3, 7 PM

Monthly AU meeting in Farrand Hall at SBMNH. Hear about the new scope at Thacher.

 

Sunday, November 5 - Daylight Saving Time ends!

 

Tuesday, November 7, setup 7 PM

Telescope Tuesday at the Camino Real Marketplace in Goleta. We set up in the plaza by the theater.

 

Saturday, November 11, 4 PM   *** Note Time Change ***

AU Planning Meeting in the classroom outside Javier's office at SBMNH. Come help plan your club's activities.

 

Saturday, November 11, 6 PM

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, November 17, setup 6:30 PM

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

 

Thursday, November 30, setup 5:30 PM

Telescopes for an Astronomy Night at Peabody Charter School, at 3018 Calle Noguera in Santa Barbara. We set up on their blacktop, with entry at the SW corner of the campus.

 

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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