The December TAA meeting will feature NASA Solar System Ambassador, Rich Manley. He will talk about the space program and how it has affected our daily lives. He will show some of the products and technologies that were developed by NASA to make the spacecraft lighter, safer, smarter.
Rich Manley has an interesting background.… Read the rest
Edison came out last night about 2:00 am and replaced the fuses and transformers that supply the APO with power. They were originally installed in 1967. So now we have a state of the art power supply. The old ones used to make the lights flicker every so often.… Read the rest
The monthly meeting of the Tulare Astronomical Association scheduled for 7:00 pm tonight has been cancelled due to an unresolved power outage at the observatory and surrounding area. The meeting may be re-scheduled for next week, so be sure to check the website for notices.
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Hey everyone! If you weren’t there, you missed a great meeting this last week. Greg had lots of good information on comets, asteroids, and Jupiter, as well as the usual club business. But the real fun was playing our first ever round of The Great TAA Astronomy Trivia Challenge. We divided the group into two teams, and each team got a crack at answering some pretty challenging (but practical) astronomy questions.… Read the rest
Our June meeting will feature “Journey to the Stars” and the Constellation Bootes. Book your attendance at http://tulareastro.org/events/monthly-meeting-2013-06-05/ . Hope to see you there.! Greg… Read the rest
The TAA held their monthly meeting, at the newly refurbished Arthur Pursell Observatory, Wednesday night. This was the first time the observatory’s, Stan Manro Astro Physics Center, had been used for a meeting since 2004. Greg Eckes opened the meeting with a photo presentation of the APO’s renovation project. The club spent the last five months cleaning, and painting the Astro Physics center.… Read the rest