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Johnson Space Center Astronomical Society (JSCAS) web site.
JSCAS is an association of amateur astronomers dedicated to the study and enjoyment of astronomy since 29 May 1967.
Telescope Loaner Program Past JSCAS Presentations
As part of its mssion of public outreach, the Johnson Space Center Astronmical Society enjoys hosting "Star Parties" where the public has the opportunity to observe the heavens through members' telescopes. If your school or group would like to have our club host a Star Party please contact:
JSCAS appreciates the support of the Lunar & Planetary Institute and its affilaition with Universities Space Research Association (USRA). The LPI generously provides our meeting place.
Lunar and Planetary Institute
President/ - Aldora Louw - email@example.com
Vice President - Doug Holland - firstname.lastname@example.org
Historian - Chris Randall
Treasurer - We can't afford one!!!
Telescope Loaner Program Chair - Ron Sterlekar
Educational Outreach Chair - Jim Wessel
Ron Sterlekar - Educational DVD Loaner Library Chair - Ron Sterlekar@dmn3.com
Star Party Chairman - David Haviland - email@example.com
Scientific Expeditions - Paul Maley - firstname.lastname@example.org
Newsletter Editor - Connie Haviland - email@example.com
Web Author/List Manager - David Haviland - firstname.lastname@example.org
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Need a custom embroided JSCAS Club Shirt?
(Restriced to Club members only)
Contact Connie at: email@example.com
Below: Doug Holland's recent image of Ngc7380
And... NGC 281
And using a "Barndoor Tracker", this
The Johnson Space Center Astronomical Society is dedicated to the acquisition and dissemination of information pertaining to the science of Astronomy. Our goal is not only to serve our members, but the general public as well. We have no dues, no by-laws, we just talk about astronomy and we are living proof that you can get something of value for free!
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Family Space Days at the LPI: Our meeting benfactor is is located at Universities Space Research Association, 3600 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston, TX 77058. A map of the region and the LPI location is available for download. For information about the LPI email .Spaceday@lpi.usra.edu or call 281-486-2160.
Headlines in Astronomy and Spaceflight
'Epidemic level' of laser attacks directed at planes and seemingly football players'
Original story: Laser pointers.
New story: From Laser Pointer Safety website
Only Iridium flares in the short term!
Images from Paul Maley, who just got back from another successful eclipse trip to Africa. This is the eclipse team at our center line site located at the small village of Iyai, Tanzania on Sept 1.
Here is the image he took of central eclipse.