Upcoming AAS Events

05 Sep 2014 6:00 PM • Mansfield Park Drive, Austin, TX near RR 620 and the dam
06 Sep 2014 7:00 PM • Central Market backyard, 4001 North Lamar
12 Sep 2014 7:30 PM • UT Austin Campus ETC Building Rm 2.136
20 Sep 2014 6:00 PM • Canyon of the Eagles, Eagle Eye Observatory
27 Sep 2014 6:00 PM • Canyon of the Eagles, Eagle Eye Observatory
28 Sep 2014 7:30 PM • Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve, 805 North Capital of Texas Highway, 78746
03 Oct 2014 6:00 PM • Mansfield Park Drive, Austin, TX near RR 620 and the dam
10 Oct 2014 7:30 PM • UT Austin Campus ETC Building Rm 2.136
11 Oct 2014 7:00 PM • Belterra Community Recreation Center

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Image of the Month - Edward Plummer
Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex

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Join AAS at Central Market for


The public is invited to join us as AAS astronomers converge on Central Market North Lamar on Saturday Septermber 6 at 7:00 pm for International Observe the Moon Night.  Telescopes will be set up next to the park behind the Central Market Cafe patio (details).

 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.

Solar System Events  August
 Neptune at opposition in Aquarius 29
 Moon near Saturn and Mars 31
    September
 Aurigid meteor shower
 1
 First quarter Moon  2
 Full Moon  8
 Last quarter Moon  15
 Look in the evening to see Mercury at it's greatest elongation from the sun  22
 September Equinox 23
 New Moon 24

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