Astronomers of Humboldt
The Astronomers of Humboldt ordinarily schedule meetings on the weekend nearest the new moon. Meetings may consist of an observing session or an indoor presentation.
- Saturday July 26. "Our Island Universe" Star Party. Postponed from June. For the best viewing of the summer Milky Way, we will meet at Kneeland Airport at dusk. The weather forecast for Kneeland for Saturday night is for "mostly clear".
Meeting dates and special events for the rest of 2014 (check back for details):
- Tuesday August 12. Perseid Meteor Shower.
- Saturday August 23. Regular Monthly Meeting.
- Saturday September 20. Regular Monthly Meeting.
- Wednesday October 8. Total Lunar Eclipse. 2:15 a.m. to 5:34 a.m.
- Thursday October 23. Partial Solar Eclipse. 1:44 p.m. to 4:27 p.m. About 50% of the sun will be covered as seen from Humboldt County.
- Saturday October 25. Regular Monthly Meeting.
- Saturday November 22. Regular Monthly Meeting.
- Saturday December 6. Public Observing at Arts Alive.
- Saturday December 20. Regular Monthly Meeting.
Here are links to some west coast star parties: Golden State Star Party [at http://www.goldenstatestarparty.org/], Oregon Star Party [at http://www.oregonstarparty.org/], Enchanted Skies Star Party [at http://enchantedskies.org/], RTMC Astronomy Expo [at http://www.rtmcastronomyexpo.org/general.html], Brothers Star Party [at http://mbsp.org/], Starry Skies Over Yosemite [at http://www.yosemitepark.com/starry-skies.aspx], Nightfall Star Party [at http://nightfallstarparty.com/].