MAS Happenings – June 11 2024

by | Jun 11, 2024 | MAS Happenings

Happenings this Week

* ELO Public Star Party
* BSIG Observing Session
* Observatory Training Schedules & Information

Public Star Party
Eagle Lake Observatory

June 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm CDT

Join us at our outreach facility located in Carver County Baylor Regional Park, just 3 miles north of Norwood-Young America.

ELO Keyholder volunteers should sign up on the forum.
NOTE: Only ELO Keyholders will be able to use this link. Look for the Forum Post for 6/15 Public Star Party.

Click the button below for more information about the Public Star Party.

ELO Public Star Party

BSIG Observing Session
Metcalf Field

June 15 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm CDT

Are you new to MAS?  Do you have a new telescope, but need some help setting it up?  Join us for the Beginner’s Special Interest Group’s Observing Session.  This is a free event, and open to all who want to learn!

For more information click the button below.

BSIG Observing Session

Observatory Training Calendar

Eagle Lake Observatory

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

ELO Training Information

Training is divided into 8 modules, one of which is required. Select the modules for your training and click Submit Request at the bottom.  You will be contacted at a later date with more information.

The training on April 27 starts at 1:00 pm and contains all but two of the modules.  The training on May 4 begins at 8:30 pm and includes the other two modules.

More Info on ELO Training

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

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

June 14 – Imaging Rig Training – Limit of 4 people – Here’s the link to sign up.
June 29
July 27
October 5 (before MAS Mini Messier Marathon – 4M)

NOTE: These are Saturday dates with Friday backup – weather permitting

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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