MAS Happenings – April 2 2024

by | Apr 2, 2024 | MAS Happenings

Happenings this Week

* April Monthly Meeting
*BSIG Ahmed Reda Presentations
*March Meeting Recording
* Observatory Training Schedules

April Monthly Meeting
Online Only

April 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm CDT

Since much of our club membership will be traveling toward their viewing spot for the April 8th total solar eclipse, the April meeting will be on Zoom only.
No speaker is scheduled for this meeting.

For more information, including how to join the Zoom meeting, click the button below.

April 4th Monthly Online Meeting

The Golden Age of Medieval Islamic Astronomy

Parts 1 & 2 Recordings
Speaker: Ahmed Reda

Ahmed’s presentations were wonderful but were given about a year apart. In case you wanted to see them back-to-back I have included both recordings here. Enjoy!

Part 1
Part 2

March Monthly Meeting Recording

Click the button below to play back the March Monthly meeting recording.

March Monthly Meeting

Observatory Training Calendar

Eagle Lake Observatory

April 27 ———– Afternoon – Schedule 1
May 04 ———–  Evening  –  Schedule 2
August 10 ——– Afternoon – Schedule 1
August 17 ——– Evening  –  Schedule 2
September 28 — Afternoon – Schedule 1
October 05 ——- Evening  –  Schedule 2

Schedule 1      Keyholder Orientation
Onan Building (2023)
Visual Platform/LX 200
SA Casby
Star Party Preparation and Teardown

Schedule 2     Keyholder Orientation
Onan Building (2023)
Imaging Platform (2023)
20″ Obsession
SA Casby

More Info on ELO Training

Joseph J. Casby Observatory – All dates are tentative until confirmed

May 25
July 20
Sept 21
Nov 16

Training to start at 12:00 noon. Promptness is appreciated.
Training will begin with the mandatory Belwin Conservancy Orientation

Observatory refresher Training to startsat approximately 12:30

More info on JJC Training

Cherry Grove Observatory

April 20 – Tentative

More information will be forthcoming on the Cherry Grove Observatory  Discussion Forum.

CGO Discussions

LLCC Training

August 28
August 29
August 30
August 31
September 1
September 2

More information will be forthcoming on the LLCC Discussion Forum.

LLCC Discussions

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