Auburn Astronomical Society E-Newsletter
In this Issue
We’ll hold our monthly meeting on Friday, June 7, at 7:45PM, in room 215 of Davis Hall, the Aerospace Engineering Building.
Our new moon star party this month will be on Saturday, June 8, at Cliff Hill’s farm.
Jun 06, ISS
rises in SW at 8:30PM CDT, passes overhead at 8:32.
Unless you’ve been in a cave for the past month you’ve probably already seen this, but just in case, here’s a revised version of David Bowie's Space Oddity (Ground Control to Major Thom), recorded by Commander Chris Hadfield on board the International Space Station. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KaOC9danxNo>
From Larry Owsley:
of famous astronomers
— we still have our work cut out for us:
Now we know
why Neil Armstrong was in such a hurry to get down the ladder.
Wes Schwarz had made some mods to his DSLR and is already producing great results. Check out Wes’ image on the AAS Facebook page. Thanks to Robert Fuller managing the site and posting our event reminders. https://www.facebook.com/groups/79864233515/
Jim McLaughlin has completed the observations and submitted the required documentation for the Astronomical League’s Asteroid Observing Program. See the requirements for this and the other League observing programs at http://www.astroleague.org/observing.html
Hope to see everyone at the meeting,