Upcoming events

08 Aug 2015 6:00 PM • Canyon of the Eagles, Eagle Eye Observatory
14 Aug 2015 7:30 PM • UT Austin Campus ETC Building Rm 2.136
15 Aug 2015 6:00 PM • Canyon of the Eagles, Eagle Eye Observatory
11 Sep 2015 7:30 PM • UT Austin Campus ETC Building Rm 2.136
12 Sep 2015 6:00 PM • Canyon of the Eagles, Eagle Eye Observatory
19 Sep 2015 6:00 PM • Canyon of the Eagles, Eagle Eye Observatory
09 Oct 2015 7:30 PM • UT Austin Campus ETC Building Rm 2.136
Austin Clear Sky Chart


Eagle Eye Observatory
Clear Sky Chart

AAS members Mike and Tara Krzywonski are looking for backers for their Messier Observers' Planisphere. Click here for more information.


The Sky This Month

Deep sky observers should check out Brian Cuthbertson's Observing Targets for July.

Venus and Jupiter will come within 0.3 degrees of each other on July 1st as the full moon occurs opposite them in the eastern sky at 9:19 PM CDT. Next month, the Perseid meteor shower peaks on August 12 in very dark skies just before the new moon.

Solar System Events
  July
 Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter 1
 Full Moon 1
 New Moon 16
 Full Moon 30
  August
 Perseid shower peaks 12
 New Moon 14
 Full Moon 29
Canon T2i DSLR camera with an 18-55mm zoom lens set at 50mm.  There is approximately 2 hours of data

Image of the Month - Michael Schaffer


Stars and Fireflies Over Frio River, Garner State Park, Texas

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