Upcoming Meetings: Meetings held at the ASU Global Immersion Center
(formerly the Planetarium)
on the 1st Monday each month starting at 7pm.


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Points of Interest, Angelo Astronomy Activities  and  Other Sky  Events
>>>>>>>>>>> April - August 2018 <<<<<<<<<<

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Apr 22 - Lyrids Meteor Shower Peak , Tesla Roadster At Opposition (0.166 AU)

Apr 29 -- Full Moon , - Mercury At Its Greatest Western Elongation (27 Degrees)

May 4 - Star Wars Day

May 4 - Space Day

May 5 - Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower Peak

May 5 - National Astronaut Day

May 9 - Jupiter At Opposition

May 12 (Sat) -- Free Day in the Park Star Party, San Angelo State Park

May 22-24 - Space Tech Expo, Pasadena, California

May 25 - Towel Day - Annual Tribute to Douglas Adams

May 29 -- Full Moon

June 4 -- Mon, Regular meeting, San Angelo Astronomy Assc, 7pm at ASU Planetarium

June 18 -- 35th Anniversary (1983), 1st US Woman In Space (Sally Ride)

June 21 -- Summer Solstice, 10:07 UT

June 27 -- Saturn At Opposition

June 30 -- Asteroid Day

Juiy 2 -- Mon, *** No regular meeting, San Angelo Astronomy Assc

July 6 -- Earth At Aphelion (1.017 AU From Sun)

July 12 -- Mercury At Its Greatest Eastern Elongation (26 Degrees)

July 27 -- total lunar eclipse will occur on July 27, 2018. The Moon will pass through the center of the Earth's shadow. This will be the first central lunar eclipse since June 15, 2011. Since it will occur near apogee, this eclipse will also be the longest total lunar eclipse in the 21st century. Totality will last approximately 103 minutes.

July 27 -- Mars at opposition

Jul 29 - South Delta-Aquarids Meteor Shower Peak

Aug 17 - Venus At Its Greatest Eastern Elongation (46 Degrees)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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