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Save the Zeiss - Greetings, for those of you who expressed interest in "Save the Zeiss" at Chabot; please be advised that this is an ONLINE event only; there is no event planned at the science center itself. We are kicking off an online fundraiser at https://www.youcar Richard O. Nov 1, 2015 10:20 AM
Happy Summer Solstice. GSSP is the place to celebrate summer! - Preview not available Mark Jun 21, 2015 12:34 PM
Ring in Year Solar Sunday (Huge Sunspot!) - Happy Stellar New Year A few days ago, sunspot AR2253 did not exist. Now the fast-growing active region is wider than the planet Jupiter. And the Sunspot Count is over 100 (NOAA). Check it out http://spaceweather.com/ - better yet ring in ne Michael P. Jan 3, 2015 8:55 AM
Now accepting contributions for Astronomical Assoc. of Northern California - Hi AANCers, As most of you know, a lot goes into making a Meetup great, and some of that greatness requires cash. There's a new feature on Meetup that makes it easy for everyone in our group to chip in and help cover our costs. Starting today, Mark Jan 2, 2015 9:01 AM
'An Evening with Prof. Alex Filippenko'-Benefit for Save Lick Observatory - Greetings from the Sonoma County Astronomical Society, Have you ever been thrilled with looking through the eyepiece of a really great telescope? Well that's what our Bay Area has Jim D. Aug 11, 2014 6:08 PM
'An Evening with Alex Filippenko' - Donations for "Save the Lick Observatory" - Hello everyone, On October 8, 2014 Professor Alex Filippenko ; UC BERKELEY Professor of Astronomy, will be speaking in Santa Rosa, CA. as  part of the 'Save the Lick Observatory' effort. Details: Jim D. May 22, 2014 6:20 PM
OR: NGC 3987/4005 Galaxy Group from Lake Sonoma 3/22/15 - Mark Apr 17, 2014 2:46 PM
OR: Lunar Bowling Migration - Hello AANCers... I thought I'd send a few "observing reports" posted on TAC (The Mark Apr 17, 2014 2:37 PM
New to astronomy? Beginners, read here! - How many of you joined this group to get out observing - looking through telescopes and learning about the night sky - or dipping your toes into imaging?  There have been a lot of new members joining over the past few months... and as more have joined Mark Apr 12, 2014 5:01 PM
Meetup details changed: Public Stargazing on Mt. Diablo Saturday Night March 22 - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/A-A-N-C/­events/172703312/ When : Saturday, March 22,[masked]:00 PM Steve J. Mar 22, 2014 11:42 AM
Meetup details changed: SJAA Talk: Dr. Steven Beckwith - I've updated this Meetup, I had the wrong date, sorry about that, but thanks Susan for catching it!   For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/A-A-N-C Rob J. May 20, 2013 8:09 PM
Happy Birthday Carl Sagan - A man who instilled a love of astronomy in many of us. Here is a podcast transcript, appropriate for the day.... worth a read:   http://www.npr.org/2010/02/12/­123534818/carl-sagan-and-ann-d­ruyans-ultimate-mix-tape   Mark Nov 9, 2012 10:53 AM
Boo! - Happy Halloween AANCers!  Here is an image of The Witch Head Nebula, for today... shot by local imager Rogelio Bernal Andreo.  Link to the APOD image and an explantion, below. Mark Oct 31, 2012 10:29 AM
The SJAA Quick STARt Program - Hello AANC Meetup members, You have probably already heard of the SJAA mentoring program that was started late last year by Dave Ittner. Not too long ago, the program's name has changed to the Quick STARt (QS) Program, which is more descript Rob J. Aug 6, 2012 11:05 AM
Meetup details changed: SJAA Talk: Astronomy on your Mobile Device - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/A-A-N-C/­events/72945992/ When : Saturday, August 4,[masked]:30 PM Rob J. Aug 1, 2012 10:12 PM
[TAC] Stolen Equipment - -- Astronomy on Meetup.com: http://www.meetup.com/A-A-N-C/­ GSSP 2012: http://www.goldenstatestarpart­y.org Subscribe/leave this list: http://observers.org/mailman/l­istinfo/tac Mark Jun 7, 2012 10:39 AM
SkyTools Observing Software Offer - Hello AANC Meetup members, The San Jose Astronomical Association is coordinating a group purchase of SkyToo Rob J. Sep 27, 2011 3:14 PM
Telescope Makers' not meeting tonight (9/23) - FYI, In case you were planning on the TMW tonight, it will not be meeting because of a scheduling issue at Chabot. Please join us next week instead. user 1. Sep 23, 2011 11:08 AM
Robert Ferguson Observatory & Sonoma County Astronomical Society - Hello fellow stargazers, I wanted to take a brief moment to let everyone know that the Robert Ferguson Observatory at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park (Sonoma County), in also on Meetup.com and 'Facebook'. You can visit the lin Jim D. Sep 22, 2011 2:18 PM
Revised Schedule for John Dobson - Please check: http://www.meetup.com/A-A-N-C/­events/27503071/ for John's visit this Saturday. See you in the dark & on the sidewalk, Ken Kenneth F. Aug 2, 2011 10:32 AM
Hope to see you all. - REVISED SCHEDULE: John Dobson will be in San Francisco, on Saturday, August 6th. On Friday, the 5th Donna is bringing him up from LA. They will stay on Friday at her son's on the Peninsula. Here are the plans as to where a Kenneth F. Aug 2, 2011 9:47 AM
SkyTools Offer from SJAA - The San Jose Astronomical Association is a non profit 510(c)3 educational organization, bringing the science and wonderment of the science of astronomy and the night sky to the public. We encourage people to go out at night to observe firs Rob J. Jul 26, 2011 9:58 PM
New Meetup: Public Star Party - Announcing a new Meetup for AANC - Astronomical Association of Northern California! What : Public Star Party When : Friday, August 5,[masked]:15 Rob J. Jul 26, 2011 9:44 PM
Comet Hartley 2 - Looking through the 30 inch reflector at Fremont Peak on Oct 9, we could see Comet Hartley 2 and Miram of Perseus in the same field of view. It is not yet bright enough for 8x40 binoculars, unfortunately. -Gary http://twitter.com/ggarchar Gary G. Oct 11, 2010 2:03 PM
Re: [SF-Bay-TAC] New Meetup: SJAA Public Star Party - Mark and Bob, Thanks for your replies. I agree that the weekend of October 9th will be a terrific time to look for it, new moon and all. Until then ... I've seen a couple of maps of its path; one shows Hartley 2 occulting (if that's the right Gary G. Sep 27, 2010 5:04 PM
Re: [SF-Bay-TAC] New Meetup: SJAA Public Star Party - On Mon, September 27,[masked]:59 am, Gary Garchar wrote: > And what about Comet Hartley 2? It should be visible in telescopes from Houge Park, in Cassiopeia on Oct 1, and Perseus on the 15th. The comet is bright enough that it will be a naked-ey Mark Sep 27, 2010 12:22 PM
Re: [SF-Bay-TAC] New Meetup: SJAA Public Star Party - Gary, I spotted Hartley2 from Monte Bello on September 9th. Incredibly bright sky conditions that night, especially over Silicon Valley. Just a faint smudge in the 12.5-inch. Should have improved dramatically since then. ...Bob... -----Original user 1. Sep 27, 2010 12:20 PM
Re: [SF-Bay-TAC] New Meetup: SJAA Public Star Party - And what about Comet Hartley 2? When are we going to see it? Has anyone yet? On Sep 27, 2010, at 11:37 AM, Mark Wagner wrote: > Announcing a new Meetup for TAC - San Francisco Bay Area! > > What: SJAA Public Star Party > > When: Friday, Oc Gary G. Sep 27, 2010 11:59 AM
New Meetup: SJAA Public Star Party - Announcing a new Meetup for TAC - San Francisco Bay Area! What : SJAA Public Star Party When : Friday, October 15,[masked]:30 PM Where : Ho Mark Sep 27, 2010 11:37 AM
New Meetup: Public Star Party and Beginning Astronomy Class - Announcing a new Meetup for TAC - San Francisco Bay Area! What : Public Star Party and Beginning Astronomy Class When : Friday, October 1,[masked]:30 PM Mark Sep 20, 2010 2:36 PM
New Meetup: General Meeting - Slide and Equipment Night - Announcing a new Meetup for TAC - San Francisco Bay Area! What : General Meeting - Slide and Equipment Night When : Saturday, September 25,[masked]:00 PM Mark Sep 20, 2010 2:28 PM
New Meetup: CalStar - TAC's End Of Season Star Party - Announcing a new Meetup for TAC - San Francisco Bay Area! What : CalStar - TAC's End Of Season Star Party When : Thursday, October 7,[masked]:00 PM Mark Jul 23, 2010 6:02 PM
New Meetup: Scopes Needed for East Bay Scout Jamboree - Announcing a new Meetup for TAC - San Francisco Bay Area! What: Scopes Needed for East Bay Scout Jamboree When: Friday, April 16,[masked]:00 PM Where: Alameda County Fairgrounds 4501 Pleasanton Avenue Pleasa user 1. Apr 11, 2010 7:33 AM

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