SLAS Regular Meeting
Friday, August 18, 2017 7:30pm
James S. McDonnell Planetarium
The Great Lunar Cover Up:
When, Where, and Weather-Or-Not
To View The Total Solar Eclipse
Eric Gustafson, SLSC
Cindy Preszler, WeatherSTL.com
NOTE: for this meeting, we will be meeting at the
James S. McDonnell Planetarium in Forest Park,
NOT at Washington University
James S. McDonnell Planetarium map and directions above!
AND Future SLAS meetings |
The page linked above has links to descriptions of scheduled future meetings and past meetings for SLAS dating back to 2001
September SLAS Collective Solar Eclipse
October: Heinric Krawczynski, Washington University
November: William McKinnon, PhD -
PLUTO Washington University
December: Amy E Kimball –Radio Quasars & the VLA “Skype “- National Radio Astronomy Observatory
All SLAS regular meetings are FREE and
open to the public. SLAS meetings are always held at 7:30 pm on the
3rd Friday of the month at Washington University. See the calendar
links and maps.
The SLAS calendar is part of the Night Sky Network. Check out all the features available at the site. You can check out events, join the Society, request a star party for your school or organization, or if you're a member, check on status of events and find out what events need volunteers and RSVP for those events. If you are traveling, you can find star parties and other events on NSN for any location in the country!
Observing tonight? Check out Allan
Rahill's page which has a forecast for seeing conditions and numerical
system for recording conditions
Night Sky Update
Got a question about astronomy? Try Cornell University's
"Ask an Astronomer"
A gallery of members' astronomical pictures.
Want to help reduce sky glow in our area?
Here's how to do it with Ameren UE's assistance.
NSN Observing Cards PDF Red version
Mark Jones Power Point from Homemade Fest
Mark Jones Lunar Club 100 Power Point
SLAS logo file pdf jpg altjpg
LARGE SLAS logo file
McDonnell Hall, Room 162, Washington University
accessible from Forsyth Blvd. between Tolman Way and Chaplain Drive