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October 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 September 2017 

Friday, September 29, setup 6 PM

Astronomy night for the residents of the Encina Meadows apartment complex, which covers several blocks just north of (behind) the Calle Real shopping mall. We’ll be set up in part of their central parking lot. The approximate address is 5743 Encina Road.

 

Events for October 2017 

Tuesday, October 3, setup 7 PM

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

 

Friday, October 6, 7 PM

Monthly AU meeting in Farrand Hall at SBMNH.

 

Thursday, October 12, setup 5 PM

Telescopes for Science Night at Kellogg School, 475 Cambridge Drive in Goleta.

 

Saturday, October 14, 5 PM

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

 

Saturday, October 14, 7 PM

Monthly Public Star Party at SBMNH, next to Palmer Observatory.

 

Thursday, October 19, setup 6:30 PM

Telescopes for fifth graders at Hope School, 3970 La Colina Road. We’ll set up on their blacktop playground out back.

 

Friday, October 20, setup 6:30 PM

 The monthly Public Telescope Night at Westmont Observatory, next to the baseball field.

 

Friday, October 20 to Sunday, October 22

Annual AU Campout at the Mohawk Shores group site at Cachuma Lake.

 

Saturday, October 28 - International Observe the Moon Night

 

Tuesday, October 31

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

 

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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