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DG LIBRARY ASTRONOMY NIGHT NOTES





TONIGHT'S AGENDA



Section (1): INTRO




Section (2): THE NIGHT SKY

MATT:

  • Where we are in the Universe?
  • What's in the Night Sky?
    • - Stars
    • - Planets
    • - Moon
    • - Milky Way
    • - Comets
    • - Clusters
    • - Nebula
    • - Galaxy
  • What's in the Tonight's Sky? [TIME: 3/3/04 7:30pm]
    1. Venus
    2. Andromeda
    3. Pleiades
    4. Orion Nebula
    5. Saturn
    6. Moon
    7. Jupiter
    8. North American Nebula
    9. Stars: [Rigel, Betelgeuse, Sirus]
  • Rotation of the Earth and Sky (Around the North Star: POLARIS)
    • - Minutes
    • - Days
    • - Months [by hand]
    • - Seasons
    • - Years

DAVID:

RICK:

MATT:




Section (3): TELESCOPE GEAR

  • MATT: Binoculars BIG Binoculars, Binocular Mounts


  • DEBRA: Scopes (Reflector, Refractor, Cassegrain, Dobsonian)


  • DAVID: Mounts (Alt Azth, Equatorial)


  • RICK: Eyepieces


  • MATT: Filters (Planetary and Nebula [Broadband, Narrowband], Solar, Lunar)


  • DEBRA: Star Charts, Sky Charts, Planetsphere and other Misc items.





Section (4): QNA

  • Ask The Panel Anything



Section (5): SNOW-N-TELL

  • Informal Gathering