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We meet sometimes at telescope observation sites. Call one of the people below (or e-mail one of us) for the exact time of the next meeting and for more precise directions. We welcome visitors.
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Meetings / Upcoming Events
Regular meetings are normally held on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30pm. Meetings have been temporarily cancelled because of hurricane damage to the Center.
- NEW! Great new article about (mostly deep sky) astrophotography by John Massey -- see under "Articles" tab under logo
- The Graphical Almanac has been belatedly updated to 2018.
- Even more old articles are posted in the [Articles] link below the logo. Keep checking them out as I keep unearthing and posting more.
Regular meetings are held at the Science and Discovery Center located at 308 Airport Rd, near the intersection of Jenks and Airport Road. Usually, we meet in the old Junior Museum building. Park in Airport Rd lot and walk to old building on Jenks through iron gate and gazebo. See map (loads slowly). Park at the building NW of Wilson funeral home and walk to the diamond-shaped roof.
See Clear Dark Sky link below
www.stellarium.org - A free planetarium program, well worth the price!
www.heavens-above.com - A great site for tracking satellites and the space station.
www.skyandtelescope.com - Sky and Telescope magazine.
www.cloudynights.com - Cloudy nights telescope reviews.
www.calsky.com - Astronomy calculator and graphical almanac site.
www.cleardarksky.com - Sky condition predictions for Panama City
www.spaceweather.com - Current Solar Information
www.xkcd.com - XKCD Comic Strip
The telescopes will be used as an educational resource and for club Star Parties. When not being used for official club
business, members in good standing will be able to check out the scopes for personal use.
Last updated 7 Dec 2018