March 2014 Monthly Meeting

March 07, 2014: March 2014 Monthly Meeting

Novice Meeting: 7:00PM
Novice Meeting Topic: 
Observing the Moon
Novice Meeting Speaker: 
Bret Gantry
General Meeting: 8:00PM
General Meeting Topic: 
Introduction to Occultations and How to Observe and Record Them
General Meeting Speaker: 
Richard Nugent
About the General Meeting Presentation

This talk will introduce occultations to the novice observer and provide advanced observers new techniques to record them to accuracies of 0.033 sec. Useful scientific data can be obtained from occultations. Occultation observers regularly publish their results of asteroid profiles and new double star discoveries in peer reviewed journals.

Parking and Directions (View Map)

Meetings are held in the Science & Research building at the University of Houston Main Campus. The novice meeting is in room 116, the general meeting is in room 117.

NOTE NEW PARKING INFORMATION: Parking is available in lot 15C. Refer to the Google Map below for directions. This parking is available from 6:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. on the Friday night of the HAS meeting.

This parking is free. If you get a notice from the UH campus police on the night of the meeting, call the UH Security office and let them know that this area has been made available on HAS meeting night by the Parking Department.

Map to Parking

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