92nd Annual Awards Dinner
Sunday, March 6
5:45pm - ~9pm
Kepler and Copernicus Rooms
2nd Floor, Dellums Bldg
Chabot Space & Science Center
that time of year again, to honor our best and brightest, hear
the latest in astronomical research, and to just eat, drink
and be merry with our fellow amateur astronomers!
Our keynote speaker
this year is Dr. Jeff Moore, Planetary Scientist
at NASA. His top will be all about the incredibly successful
space probe New Horizons, from which we humans got
our first-ever close views of Pluto!
button to sign up online:
Send check or money order to:
PO Box 18635
Oakland, CA 94619-0635
The price is
still $35 per person. Please be sure to give us the names of
the attendees so we can have nametags ready for you and your
We will be using
our usual caterer (The Carvery, aka Harry's Hoffbrau)
Oven Roasted Turkey, Roast Beef & Ham
Served Hot and Carved to Order
Roated Red Potatoes
Garden Green Salad with assorted Dressing
Pesto Penne Pasta Salad
Three Bean Salad
Assorted Dinner Roll with Butter
Fresh Brewed Coffee
White 10" China Plates and Stainless Steel Flatware
Decorated Buffet and Beverage Table
Linen Napkin for each guest
sign-up period for this year's event is open.
Sign up early to
secure a spot!
For full info on
the Barcroft High Altitude Star Party, click here.
30- Sun Sep 4, 2016
(New moon on Thu Sep 1)
From White Mountain Research Station
year, we rent time up at the Barcroft High Altitude Research Station
in the White Mountains to provide our members with an opportunity
to gain access to "research-grade" night skies. Well,
they have begun publishing their own newsletter, and you can view
It's full of info about the three facilities they make available,
one of which is Barcroft, and it's chock-full of interesting stuff
about these sites. 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 email@example.com
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