March 2014 Monthly Meeting

March 07, 2014: March 2014 Monthly Meeting

Novice Meeting: 6:30PM
Novice Meeting Topic: 
Observing the Moon
Novice Meeting Speaker: 
Bret Gantry
General Meeting: 7:15PM
General Meeting Topic: 
Introduction to Occultations and How to Observe and Record Them
General Meeting Speaker: 
Richard Nugent
About the General Meeting Presentation

This talk will introduce occultations to the novice observer and provide advanced observers new techniques to record them to accuracies of 0.033 sec. Useful scientific data can be obtained from occultations. Occultation observers regularly publish their results of asteroid profiles and new double star discoveries in peer reviewed journals.

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Meetings are held at the Trini Mendenhall Community Center, which is located at 1414 Wirt Rd, Houson, TX 77055.

PARKING INFORMATION: Free parking in the lot in front of the TMCC.

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