"Super Moon" Eclipse January 31, 2018

Moon 09c

Moon 08c

The totally eclipsed Moon imaged by Dennis Jamison with his C8.

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New ASN Newsletter for 2017 Q2 and links to previous Newsletters

The ASN's newsletter "The Asteroid" new issue for 2017 Q2, detailing our current events including installation of the refigured 24-inch mirror, is available at the link below:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/hr6e4bfh91p0zb2/2017%20Q2%20ASN%20newsletter%20Final.pdf?dl=0

For the 2017 Q1 newsletter (describing the August 21, 2017 eclipse and thoughts on Pluto) go to:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/rh24vbouzr6v8a6/2017%20Q1%20ASN%20newsletter%20Final.pdf?dl=0…

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M101 by Jeff Wolff

M101 by Jeff Wolff

ASN member Jeff Wolff created this beautiful photo of the spiral galaxy M101 on June 3rd with his new ASI1600MC-cool, a color 16 megapixel camera with set-point cooling.  The cooler was set to -20 degrees C.  The camera was attached to his 10 inch f4 newtonian scope with a ParaCorr…

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Mercury Transit, Blair Observatory, May 9, 2016

ASN member Jay Lawson recorded the May 9 Mercury Transit using the restored Carl Wells telescope at the Blair Observatory in Sparks NV.

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Girl Scouts Star Party 2015

Girl Scouts Star Party 2015

The ASN was invited back to the Girl Scouts of America's Camp Wasiu II for stargazing on the night of August 15, 2015. Camp Wasiu II is near Bassetts in the Gold Lakes area of the California foothills, at an elevation of 5,900 ft. About 70 scouts of all ages and 30 adults…

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