West Texas Astronomers
last update 09/02/18 09:00 a.m.
We are again meeting at the Blakemore Planetarium at the Musuem of the Southwest in Midland. Visitors should
check back here each month for updates.
September 10th - "Top Five Tips for Improving Planetary Views With your Telescope” Short video from Astronomy & Nature TV.
"NASA and JPL Mission Updates" from JPL Ambassador, AISD Planetarium Director and WTA President Charles HemannOctober 8th
- “State of the Skies Over McDonald Observatory” Articles on the
effects of the Oil Patch appeared recently in the Midland Reporter
Telegram and Odessa American. Get the straight answers from Bill Wren,
McDonald Observatory guru of light conservation and Special Assistant
to the Superintendent.
Annual Ft. Davis observing weekend - September 7th & 8th at Mountain Trails Lodge
Call 1-800-403-3484 to reserve a cabin. Don't forget to mention you're with the West Texas Astronomers.
Club Members' Astrophotos
are being added to
the photos of club members. Follow the link for
"astrophotography" from those links highlighted with red stars
the home page. Or, click direct here.
eGroup at groups.io
members use a
private eGroup to communicate. It's a quick way to
coordinate observing sessions and star parties and we use it a lot!
If you need further help, please do not hesitate
to email Les
or any club officer. Club Members only
astro equipment you want to sell or trade? Looking for some astro
equipment? List it here.
list your items for
let us know when the item is no longer available/wanted so it can be
removed from the list.
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