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
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Mar 6 (Mon) -- Regular meeting of San Angelo Astronomy Assn, ASU Planetarium, 7:00pm

Mar 7 (Tue) -- Star Party, Civil Air Patrol, 7 to 9 pm at the Texas AgriLife Research & Extension Center, 7887 US Hwy 87 North (just north of Brown’s Pool at the intersection of FM 2105 & 87.)
Also, Girl Scout Night at the ASU Planetarium. Scopes needed about 745pm.

Mar 12 -- Full Moon
Mar 12 -- Daylight Saving - Set Clock Ahead 1 Hour (United States)
Mar 12 -- International Day of Planetaria
Held each year, in March, on the Sunday before or after the spring equinox, “Day of Planetaria” that involves planetaria from different European countries. It has been held in different countries yearly since 1995, and is an important opportunity for involving the international community in a collaboration that aims to promote knowledge of planetaria to the public. 

Mar 14 -- Pi Day
Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159.
Pi has been calculated to over one trillion digits beyond its decimal point. As an irrational and transcendental number, it will continue infinitely without repetition or pattern. While only a handful of digits are needed for typical calculations, Pi’s infinite nature makes it a fun challenge to memorize, and to computationally calculate more and more digits.

Mar 16 -- Mercury Passes 9.5 Degrees From Venus

Mar 16-24 -- Spring School on Superstring Theory and Related Topics, Trieste, Italy

Mar 20 -- Vernal Equinox, 10:29 UT

Mar 28 -- New Moon

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Apr 1 -- Mercury At Its Greatest Eastern Elongation (19 Degrees)

Apr 3 (Mon) -- Regular meeting of San Angelo Astronomy Assn, ASU Planetarium, 7:00pm

Apr 7 -- Jupiter At Opposition

Apr 11 -- Full Moon

Apr 12 -- Yuri’s Night: World Space Party

Apr 16 -- Easter Sunday

Apr 22 -- Earth Day

Apr 22 -- Lyrids Meteor Shower Peak

Apr 24- 30 -- Astronomy Week

Apr 26 -- New Moon

Apr 29 -- Astronomy Day

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May 1 -- Regular meeting of San Angelo Astronomy Assn, ASU Planetarium, 7:00pm

May 4 -- Star Wars Day

May 5 -- National Astronaut Day

May 5 -- Space Day

May 5 -- Mars Spring Equinox

May 5 -- Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower Peak

May 10 -- Full Moon

May 16-19 -- 5th International Planetary Dunes Workshop, St. George, Utah

May 17 -- Mercury At Its Greatest Western Elongation (26 Degrees)

May 25 -- New Moon

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June 2 -- Venus Passes 1.8 Degrees From Uranus

June 3 -- Venus At Its Greatest Western Elongation (46 Degrees)

June 3-4 -- Dawn of Private Space Science Symposium, New York, New York

June 5 -- Regular meeting of San Angelo Astronomy Assn, ASU Planetarium, 7:00pm

June 9 -- Full Moon

June 24 -- New Moon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(All times for Central Time Zone unless noted)

 

 

 

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