[Chaos-l] Fwd: Telecon Reminder & We're Going Stellar
rtphokie at gmail.com
Thu May 19 07:16:28 EDT 2011
Sorry for the late notice but there is a teleconference we are welcome to
dial into tonight at 9pm. Details on how to dial in and a link to the
slides that will be discussed are below.
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From: <nightskyinfo at astrosociety.org>
Date: Thu, May 19, 2011 at 12:03 AM
Subject: Telecon Reminder & We're Going Stellar
Hello Night Sky Network Member,
We're going stellar with our Telecon, welcoming new NSN Clubs and the
Astronomy League's Astronomy Day Award listing.
> Telecon May 19th: Stargazers, Starfarers, and Kepler with Dr. Jeffrey Van
Our speaker Dr. Jeffrey Van Cleve, is an astronomer and support scientist on
the Kepler Team. His talk will describe NASA's mission in some detail, its
early results, and some thoughts about what it might mean from the
perspectives of the past, present, and future.
You won't want to miss this exciting telecon with an engaging speaker like
Dr. Van Cleve.
To join the Teleconference tomorrow on Thursday, May 19th at 6:00 pm PDT
(9:00 pm Eastern) call the toll-free conference call line:
Call anytime after 5:45 pm the evening of the telecon. An operator will
- You will be asked for the passcode: NIGHT SKY NETWORK
- You will be asked to give your NAME and the CLUB you belong to, and number
of people listening with you.
The PowerPoint to accompany the talk is available here:
View the Online Version of Stargazers, Starfarers, and Kepler Telecon here:
> New Clubs Join Night Sky Network
The Night Sky Network's membership keeps growing! Please give a hearty
welcome to these 27 new clubs:
Alachua Astronomy Club
AquaSoft Astronomy Club
Astronomers of Verde Valley
Astronomical Association of Northern California
Astronomy Club of Asheville
Atlanta Astronomy Club
Boeing Employees' Astronomical Society
Brunswick Astronomy Club
Denver Astronomical Society
Dinosaur National Monument Night Sky Team
East Central Minnesota Astronomy Club
Florida Keys Astronomy Club
GSNEO Astronomy Club
Gloucester Area Astronomy Club
Local Group Astronomy Club of Santa Clarita Valley
Mid-Hudson Astronomical Association
Midlands Astronomy Club
NWA Star Gazers
New Horizons West
Oil Capital / Star Corral of Broken Arrow
Rappahannock Astronomy Club
Treasure Coast Astronomical Society
Wabash Valley Astronomical Society
Several of these clubs are actively posting events. The Denver Astronomical
Society of Colorado has 75 upcoming events on the NSN calendar:
How many upcoming events does your club have posted on the NSN calendar?
> AL Award
Now that Astronomy Day is over, consider entering the Astronomy Day Award.
New categories have been added so even smaller groups have an equal chance
If you hosted an event for the either Fall Astronomy Day 2010 or the Spring
Astronomy Day 2011, you are eligible to enter. Deadline is June 13, 2011.
For more information see:
The award is sponsored by Sky & Telescope, the American Astronomical Society
and the Astronomical League.
Astronomy Day Coordinator
See you at the telecon,
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Marni Berendsen, Kenneth Frank, Jessica Santascoy and Vivian White
Night Sky Network Administrators
Astronomical Society of the Pacific
nightskyinfo at astrosociety.org
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