Events on the Cabrillo Astronomy Calendar

As of Dec 12, 2017. Check out past events here.

Asteroid Occ Predictions: Steve Preston's , Derek Breit's , Calif Path Maps , SF Extra Event , Brad Timerson's , Report Template

Software: Using AVIsynth , TANGRA , Making Aladin Finder Charts , Limiting Mag , Registax and Occ Video

Making C2A Charts , 2-star Alignment of LX200gps

My "HowTo" on Reducing Asteroid Occultations , Reported Asteroid Occulations

Equipment: Watec 910HX , my Watec Tests , Video astrometry , PC165DNR , Video recording

South Bay Grazes , SF Grazes , Lunar Phases , Driving Distance Calculator , Remote Control of PC165DNR , Atmospheric Extinction vs Altitude=.4/sin(a) mags

Free WiFi hotspots in California , Comet /DSO Photo Op's
M67 Mag Chart , ToBuy

Dec 13 Wed eve 6:30pm - my Public Talk "Energy, Climate, and Decarbonization: Can We Disobey the Human Imperative?"
Dec 13 - Geminids maximum predicted for 10pm. Maybe head up to FPO after my talk w/ camera?

Dec 14 1-4pm - Final Exam for Astro 7

Dec 16 Sat eve 9pm - Occultation of 11.6 combined by Phoceae from Seaside, Pinnacles. Maybe a Chalone Run/occultation day?

Dec 19 Tue morn 12:50am - Occultation of 12.1 star by Zeuxa, from Santa Cruz Mtns, decent rank

Dec 20 Wed eve 7:30pm - Occultation of 12.1 star by Wilhelmina, from Carrizo Plain. 8 deg altitude in the east
Dec 21 Thur morn 4:21am - Occultation of 9.9 star by Anacostia, from Carrizo Plain. High rank high in sky

Dec 25 Mon eve 9pm - Occultation of 11.6 combined by Cybele, v high rank, across Santa Cruz

Dec 25 Mon eve 10pm - Occultation of 11.5 by Anacostia, from Mt Lassen

Dec 26 Tue eve 10:15pm - Occultation of 11.6 by Palma, 0.45m drop, from Anza Borrego
Dec 27 Wed morn - Occultation of 10.8 by Asporina, from Laguna Mtn. High rank

Dec 30 afternoon occultation of Aldebaren on 93+ moon.
Dec 30 Sat eve 6:07pm - Occultation of 11.5 star by Katja, from Santa Cruz
Dec 30 Sat eve 12:31 midnight - Occultation of 12.2 by Lugano, from near Pozo - then on to Carrizo for trail run??

2018

Jan 25 Wed 9pm - Graze of 4.3 in Morgan Hill area

Jan 31 Wed morning - Total Lunar Eclipse, last contact of umbral happens at moonset.

Feb 9-11 - TDRC Death Valley trail running weekend at Stovepipe Wells

Mar 9 Fri - The 4th Grade Experience" - program at Cabrillo College

Mar 10 Sat - Pre-trip for Astro 25 9-noon in room 705/706 (also Science Fair day; again not able to do it). Solvang Century too.

Mar 16-18 Fri-Sun - Astro 25 Field Astronomy course, to Laguna Mtn (or the Mojave desert if rain threatens).

July 15-20 "The Physics of Galaxy Scaling Relations and the Nature of Dark Matter" - conference in Kingston Ontario, Canada.

July 21/22 - Donner Lake Triathlon

Aug 8-11 - Astrophotography and bristlecone studies at Barcroft Research Station

Aug 18 - Pikes Peak Half Marathon Ascent

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