Welcome to the:

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

infojscas@gmail.com

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2018

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January 12th Meeting - Dennis Webb, JSCAS, “Messier 51, things you might not know.”

January 31st, LPI, Sky Quest- small event.

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February 9 th Meeting - David Haviland, JSCAS, - "Inside the 2017 Eclipse, DIY astronomy and other tools."

February 16th – Haak Winery, NDSL,  No Moon (new).  DSO night. (Sunset 1812, Twilight Ends 1836)

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March 9th Meeting - Al Kelly, JSCAS, "Travels in Astrophotography"

March 15-17th - JSCAS Trip to Ft. McKavett

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April 13th Meeting - Leonard Ferguson & Annie Wargetz, FBAC, "Mars InSight - Looking Below the Surface".

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May 5th - Sky Quest Outreach event - LPI. 6-8pm.

May 6th - 13th. Texas Star Party - near Fort Davis, TX.

May 11th Meeting - Darren Lewin - Land, Sea, & Sky - “Trends in Telescopes, Eyepieces & Binoculars for Astronomy”

May 25th – Haak Winery, DSL, 87%, Rise 1643, Sets0407 (Sunset 2013, Twilight Ends 2040)

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June 8th Meeting - Rodney Rocha - "The Hyperboles of Hyperbolas"

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July 13th Meeting - Jimmy Newland, HAS - "The Life Cycle of Sun-like Stars."

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August 10th Meeting - Brandon Reddell - "Conditions for Habitability: A Galactic Perspective"

August 24th – Haak Winery, DSL, 98%, Rise 1901, Sets 0511 (Sunset 1953, Twilight Ends 1953)

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September 14th Meeting - NO MEETING. All-Clubs Meeting.

September 15th - Houston Astronomy Day at the George Observatory

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October 6th - 14th - Okie-Tex Star Party

October 11th - 14th - JSCAS Trip to Ft. McKavett (Tentative)

October 13th Meeting - Paul Maley - "Astronomical Travels in 2018 and Future Adventures"

(Yes, webmaster is aware these events are currently on the same weekend - stay tuned as the events come near.)

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November 5-10 - El Dorado Star Party

November 9th Meeting - Dr. Conrad Wells, JSC - “Testing the James Webb Space Telescope in Chamber A at JSC.  Lessons learned at 20 Kelvin, including how to survive Harvey!“

November 30th – Haak Winery, NDSL, 37% - Last Quarter (no Moon) (Sunset 1722, Twilight Ends 1748)

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December 14th Meeting - TBA.

 

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2019

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March 7th - 9th - Fort McKavett (Tentative)

October 24th - 26th - Fort McKavett (Tentative)

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2020

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March 26th - 28th - Fort McKavett (Tentative)

October 15th - 17th - Fort McKavett (Tentative)

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2023

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October 23rd - Annular Eclipse in Texas

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2024

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April 8th - Total Eclipse in Texas