video advocating dark skies
Take a look at this, and feel free to
point it out to as many others as possible, through newspaper
editorials, websites, emails, tweets, etc. Light pollution is
harmful to the natural balance of the world's eco-system. Seeing
as we humans are a part of that system, it would behoove us to
make it right, so Click
NOTE: The cutoff date for signing-up (Aug
20) has passed. Better luck next year! Just FYI: We got four people
who will stay the full 5 nights, two people who will stay two nights,
and two more people who will stay one night. We will have a feature
story on the event (hopefully) for the October 2013 issue of the
club newsletter, The Refractor. How nice!
now on Facebook
Thanks to the industriousness of new EAS
board member David Prosper, the EAS now has a presence on Facebook!
Check it out here.
Check it out for a useful summary of 'what's
up' for the entire year, including the current month's lunar phases,
when the planets are visible, which meteor showers will be good
for the year, and when this year's new moons occur. Click
to it and check it out!
Telescopes available for rental by EAS members
60mm & 80mm refractors, C90 Maksutov-Cassegrain,
2 - 10 inch Dobsonians,
4 & 8 inch Schmidt-Cassegrains
Scope rental is $15 a month with
a $50 deposit.
If you rent a scope and bring it to EAS outreach programs,
monthly rent is waived - a good deal!
For information, contact Barry Leska
by E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
3:00pm to 7:00pm every Friday &
Immediately after month EAS lecture meetings
Library is located on the second
floor of the Dellums Building, down the the hall next to the interactive
lunar lander exhibit.
Volunteer librarians are needed to
expand library hours, if you'd like to help, contact Don Saito