Upcoming AAS Events

07 Nov 2014 6:00 PM • Mansfield Park Drive, Austin, TX near RR 620 and the dam
07 Nov 2014 7:00 PM • Belterra Community Recreation Center
14 Nov 2014 7:30 PM • UT Austin Campus ETC Building Rm 2.136
15 Nov 2014 6:00 PM • Canyon of the Eagles, Eagle Eye Observatory

Canon 60Da DSLR, ISO-800 Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L lens at 200mm,f/4 Homemade camera cooler box
Image of the Month - Amresh Kulkarni
Star Trails, Arizona-Utah border

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AAS Volunteers Needed for Girl Scout Event Saturday

The Girl scouts need our help with a star party and earning astronomy awards this Saturday evening.  The forecast is for perfect skies, so you know you want to be out anyway.  AAS volunteers are urged to contact Larry Martin for details: Smilin' V Girl Scout Fall Event

 Austin Clear Sky Chart  Eagle Eye Observatory Clear Sky Chart
   

The Sky This Month
by Rob Pettengill

Deep sky observers should check out Brian Cuthbertson's Observing Targets 

September is a great month for DSOs if you head out of town at a site like Eagle Eye Observatory

There's lot's to see from urban skies as well, October will feature both a total eclipse of the moon and a partial solar eclipse.

Solar System Events
  October
 First Quarter Moon 1
 Total Lunar Eclipse 8
 Last Quarter Moon 15
 Jupiter above early morning moon 18
 Comet C/2013 A1 passes Mars 19
 Partial Solar Eclipse (New Moon) 23

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Supporting members of the Astronomical League, Night Sky Network and International Dark Skies Association.

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