Monthly Archives: January 2015

Greg Eckes

Basic Astronomy Class

Basic Astro Class

Who:      The Tulare Astronomical Association (TAA)

What:    The TAA will hold a class in Basic Astronomy. The class is geared toward the beginning and novice astronomer who wishes to gain a better understanding of the night sky. The class will include lectures on motions of the night sky, how the solar system was formed, evolution of the stars and galaxies, and expansion of the universe.… Read the rest

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Butch Demmers

Close Encounter

There was an article in the Times-Delta this morning saying that Earth had a close encounter with a large asteroid today.  The rock was apparently as large as the Rose Bowl stadium in Pasadena, and had it hit us dead on, it would certainly have been lights out!  Thing is, I did not hear anything about this until today.  … Read the rest

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Butch Demmers

Public Stargazing at the Arthur Pursell Observatory

Join the Tulare Astronomical Association (TAA) on January 24, 2015 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm for an evening of public stargazing.  The event will include a short program on astronomical objects of interest, a tour of the brighter constellations, and viewing through TAA’s 12″ Astrola reflecting telescope (inside the observatory dome), and other member telescopes.… Read the rest

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