MAS Happenings – March 19 2024

by | Mar 19, 2024 | MAS Happenings

Happenings this Week

* BSIG March Meeting
* Observatory Training Schedule

BSIG Winter Presentation

Zoom Meeting

Saturday March 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm CDT

Featured Speaker:   Ahmed Reda
Topic: The Golden Age of Medieval Islamic Astronomy – Part 2

.Synopsis:  A year ago, we discussed “The Golden Age of Medieval Islamic Astronomy”, journeying through different stages of middle eastern astronomy from preservation of knowledge, developing new theories and observational innovations.In this talk we will continue our journey diving into more examples of astronomical theory development and observational innovations.

For more information click the link below.

March BSIG 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

March 30
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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