I made a mistake regarding Friday night astronomy in Old Town Pasadena.
The moon is going to set much too early for it to be a real sidewalk
astronomy night. So instead we'll do Pasadena on Saturday night, March 3.
Monrovia should be good on Saturday evening with a slim crescent moon
and Venus and Jupiter putting on a show.
Watch those two along with the moon for the next few evenings as they
put on a great sky show. Later in the evening (about 8:30) you can
"connect the dots" to the opposite side of the sky and see very bright
pumpkin-colored Mars rising in the east.
Team OtAstro - what do you think of May 19 (an awesome new moon weekend)
for a Mojave getaway??
The group site is available on April 13, 14 (a nice third quarter moon) , and 27 (that date is out because its out sidewalk astro weekend).
If any of you belong to the Mojave National Preserve Conservancy, David included us in the annual roundup letter to members. We were mentioned in the first paragraph! It was very nice. I have the letter someplace.....
PS David we are the "Old Town Sidewalk Astronomers" from the San Gabriel Mountain Foothills ;-)
Or On 2/1/2012 11:39 AM, David Lamfrom wrote:
> How about may 19 or around there. Sierra club is meeting there, and we
> would have a built in audience.
Jane Houston Jones
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