MAS Happenings – May 14 2024

by | May 14, 2024 | MAS Happenings

Happenings this Week

* Astronomy Day
* BSIG Observing Session
* MAS Orientation May 25th
* Observatory Training Schedules & Information

Astronomy Day
Eagle Lake Observatory

Saturday, May 18th – 2:00 to 10:00 PM

Come join us at ELO for a day of solar viewing, speakers, a prize drawing, and nighttime viewing. Keyholders please sign up here.

For more information click the button below.

Astronomy Day

Beginners Special Interest Group (BSIG)
Observing Session @ Metcalf Field

Friday, May 17:  7:30 – 11:00 PM

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!

Members are invited to bring their telescopes.

For more information click the button below.

BSIG Observing Session
Save the Date

MAS New Member Orientation

Roseville Public Library
Community Program Room
Saturday, May 25 – 10:30am to 12:30pm

Click the button below for more information.

MAS New Member Orientation

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

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

June 8 (before Virgo Venture)
June 29
July 27
October 5 (before MAS Mini Messier Marathon – 4M)

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

More information available on the Cherry Grove Observatory  Discussion Forum.

CGO Discussions

LLCC Training

Training will be conducted during the Northern Nights Star Fest.

For more information about NNSF click the button below.

Northern Nights Star Fest

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