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SLAS Regular Meeting
Friday, July 21, 2017 7:30pm
McDonnell Hall, Washington University

Total Eclipse of the Sun:
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Members of SLAS and Friends

 SLAS Meeting Description and Agenda

| Meeting Location |
McDonnell Hall, Room 162, Washington University
accessible from Forsyth Blvd. between Tolman Way and Chaplain Drive
Parking for the meeting is as follows. "Yellow" parking for visitors is available in front of the Greenhouse and Mallinkrodt Center. Street parking on Forsyth also reverts to "yellow" after 5 pm daily. Note that the signs aren't yellow, but the rules change after 5 pm on Friday.

| Past 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

Upcoming Meetings:

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 below for 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!


SLAS CALENDAR

 

 

2017 Solar Eclipse Info
Including events in the area, links to maps, and info about safe viewing of the eclipse

Eclipse Apps and other resources

Library Telescope Program

Click the link above for more information about the SLAS Library Telescope Program

Mark Jones' Astronomical Highlights for 2017 (pdf)

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Star Party or Speaker for your group or event?

Simply fill out the form at the link below! Our Star Party Coordinator will be in touch to set up the event for you!

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Quick Observing References

52 Finest Objects for Public Nights(excel)

pdf version of Finest Objects for Public Nights

Need an observing challenge this fall and want to have some fun with it, too?  This list is for you!

SLAS Newsletters

The Event Horizon July, 2017

SLAS Web Resources

The SLAS Web Resource Guide

The SLAS Astronomy Resources Handout

SLAS Astrophotography Resource Guide

The Websurfer's Guide to the Universe!All of the sites from Rich Heuermann's talk from the July meeting!

The Night Sky Network Home Page

Website for the new Loop Planet Walk

What's Up Tonight, Doc? Spreadsheet
http://www.astronomyclub.org/wud.htm

Saguaro Astronomical Database http://www.saguaroastro.org/content/downloads.htm

Link to convert Sky Quality Meter readings to magnitude for skies and vice versa.

ASP Education materials to allow students to duplicate the observations of Galileo

N2YO Real Time Satellite Tracking

AL Observing Earth Orbiting Satellites Club Page

Have a question that deals with Astronomy??
Ask the Astronomy Experts from the UK!

Interested in Buying a Telescope?
Here are some resources to assist.

Space Shuttle Headquarters for NASA

Observing tonight?  Check out Allan Rahill's page which has a forecast for seeing conditions and numerical system for recording conditions

SLSC Night Sky Update

Got a question about astronomy? Try Cornell University's "Ask an Astronomer" web site

Images
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

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