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Forum: Observing 10-09-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 18,332
Posted By rod_sutter
Meter explanation & some readings

-----16---------17------------18-------19------------20----21--------22-------
---MOON----BRIGHT SKY---YOUR NEIGHBOR HOOD---EDGE OF CITY--OUT OF CITY


City Park Baseball Field: 16.47
School...
Forum: Observing 10-09-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 18,332
Posted By rod_sutter
Sky Quality Of Arizona Data

Here I am going to post data from around the state about "Sky Quality Readings with my Sky Quality Meter (SQM).

To see this data follow the link below to my blog site.

If you have an SQM and...
Forum: Observing 05-18-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 11,703
Posted By rod_sutter
Bright Object in North Sky Monday Night

The bright object that was in the north sky on Monday night was a weather balloon. Started visibility about noon. Nobody is claiming that it is theirs but still pics looks like a weather balloon,...
Forum: Observing 09-28-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 19,635
Posted By rod_sutter
Moon Craters

From your description it's really hard to say, there are a number of craters that have a little mound in the middle of them. If you had a moon chart that would help you identify the area. So here are...
Forum: Observing 07-20-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 13,268
Posted By rod_sutter
What Can You See In A Telescope ? by Leah Sapir

We have 8 members and 1 guest. The guest has brought his Zhumell 10" scope to get it collimated.Currently Leah is giving a presentation at Bookmans Book Store located at 19th Ave and...
Forum: Observing 06-29-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 10,240
Posted By rod_sutter
What's up for the month?

SEPTEMBER SKY ALMANAC


Early September 6th


Sunset 6:23
Uranus Rises 6:45
Saturn Sets 6:52
Mercury Sets 6:54
Forum: Public Discussion 06-29-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 15,474
Posted By rod_sutter
Star Party @ PVCC

Here is what our Paradise Valley Community College setup looked like, at least the viewing was not bad at our star party, the sky was a little hazy, there were no really good views of the planets but...
Forum: Public Discussion 06-29-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 14,201
Posted By rod_sutter
Starry Safari Update

Here is how the Starry Safari went, on Friday night the smoke from the Ethan Fire in the west valley really obscured our viewing, but Sam, Frank, Rod, and Sue still set up and did some solar viewing...
Forum: News & Announcements 06-14-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 11,492
Posted By rod_sutter
Newsletter

Will Do.
Forum: News & Announcements 06-14-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 11,492
Posted By rod_sutter
Newsletter

Hey Don:
I put up an article about PVCC. Is it easy for you to copy and paste that article into the newsletter or should i send you a copy via email.
Forum: Upcoming Public Events 06-13-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 11,826
Posted By rod_sutter
Star Party @ PVCC

Last night turned out to be a pretty good star party. We had 18 students from the college that did viewing with us. Chet, Don, Chris, Rod and Sue were the members at the Star Party. Some of the views...
Forum: News & Announcements 06-10-2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 13,915
Posted By rod_sutter
Photo Shoot

Then we should cancel the photo shoot and try for another day.
Forum: Public Discussion 06-10-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 16,831
Posted By rod_sutter
CEO Shots

Hey Chris:
Those shots really turned out good.
Forum: News & Announcements 06-09-2008, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 13,915
Posted By rod_sutter
PVCC Star Party

This sounds good. Let's just plan on setting up on the East side of the walk way East of the Dome's.
Forum: Public Discussion 06-08-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 16,831
Posted By rod_sutter
CEO Star Party in Mayer

Last Night at the Cuttin Edge Observatory, we had some great views. I took my 16" and got a great view of M-104 The Sombrero Galaxy even before it was dark. Chris loaned me his new Ethos 13mm...
Forum: Public Discussion 05-31-2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 11,502
Posted By rod_sutter
Ask a Question

This is the place to ask a question about our club or any of our events that are listed in the Calendar.
Forum: News & Announcements 05-31-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 10,404
Posted By rod_sutter
Thumbs up Saturday @ BCC

Tonight's Star Party is a go. I will be leaving my house around 7pm.
Forum: News & Announcements 05-25-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 10,823
Posted By rod_sutter
Phoenix Mars Lander Touchdown Safely

The Phoenix Mars lander touched down safely today and here are two of the pictures that have just come in.
The first one shows a view across the plains of Vastitas Borealis...
Forum: Upcoming Public Events 05-23-2008, 04:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 10,824
Posted By rod_sutter
Thumbs up PAS Telescope Workshop

This Sunday is our Bookman's Telescope workshop. Go to our forums page to RSVP for this event. Leah will be talking about "What can you see in a Telescope". Be sure to make your RSVP now.
Forum: Astrophotography and Sketching 05-08-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 37,492
Posted By rod_sutter
Smile Photo's

Hey Chris:
These are some great photos.
Forum: For Sale 05-08-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 18,130
Posted By rod_sutter
Question PAS Members Buy / Sell / Trade Astronomy Equipment Here !

PAS Members may advertise Astronomy Equipment for sale in this Forum for FREE.

Non PAS Members may make a donation to PAS of $2+ to post their ad.

3 WAYS TO ADVERTISE THROUGH PAS:

Send your...
Forum: Observing 05-08-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 18,611
Posted By rod_sutter
Solar-Lunar Eclipses & Meteor Showers List

Solar-Lunar
Eclipses & Meteor Shower
2009 & 2010


Lunar Eclipses 12-31-2009
Moon Rise: 17:40
Moon Set: 7:29
Partial Phase Begins 11:57
Maximum 12:25
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