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Johnson Space Center Astronomical Society (JSCAS) web site.

JSCAS is an association of amateur astronomers dedicated to the study and enjoyment of astronomy since 29 May 1967.

South East Houston Astronomy Club

We are looking for some good speakers to present to our Club. If you are interested please contact us at





January 13th Meeting -  David Haviland, JSCAS/FBAC -“How a trip to see STS-127 lift off, ended up being dive into Saturn History”

January 28th - Outreach event, Clear Falls High School. Sunset 5:56, twilighte end 6:21. First quarter Moon, 51% Lit. - POSTPONED due to weather.


February 4th (Sat) - Haak Winery Outreach Event

February 10th Meeting -  Dr. Hartzel Gillespie, “An Introduction to Mars’s Wild Yet Familiar Weather”


March 4th (Sat) - Magnolia Creek Golf Course outreach event.

March 10th Meeting - Justin McCollum, FBAC, "Will JWST Rewrite the Book of Astrophysics and Cosmology?"

March 16th - 19th (Thurs to Sat) - Club Gathring at Ft. McKavett then,

March 19th to the 22nd (Sunday to Weds) - XBar Ranch


April 1st (Sat) - Haak Winery Outreach Event

April 14th Meeting -  Bruce Pollard (NHAC) - "Lightwaves and Their Uses".

April 20, 2023 Total eclipse in Western Australia (Eclipse Tours)

April 28th (Fri) - Haak Winery Outreach Event


May 12th Meeting - TBA

May 14th - May 20th, 2023 - Texas Star Party


June 9th Meeting - TBA

June 24th (Sat) - Haak Winery Outreach Event - Tentative


July 14th Meeting - TBA


August 11th Meeting - TBA

August 26th (Sat) - Haak Winery Outreach Event - Tentative


September 8th Meeting - TBA


October 9th - 14th, 2023 - The Eldorado Star Party

October 12th-15th - Club Gathering at Ft. McKavett (intended to include the annular solar eclipse on the 14th)

October 13th Meeting - Likely cancelled

October 14th - Annular Eclipse in Texas


November 10th Meeting - TBA


December 8th Meeting - TBA




April 4th through the 6th - Club Gathering at Ft. McKavett - Astronomers can stay over on Sunday night, leaving Monday to view the nearby total eclipse. (Line of totality is within 30 miles east of the Fort.). April 8th - Total Eclipse in Texas

April 8, 2024 Total eclipse cruise from Baja California and a separate tour from Mazatlan, Mexico (Eclipse Tours)  Lead by Tamara Ledley, David Haviland, and Ted Blank.

Oct 8, 2024 Annular solar eclipse in Argentina (Eclipse Tours)