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April 2019

April 21 Solar SUNday CANCELLED

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alton Baker Park, 100 Day Island Rd
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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The sky looks way too cloudy today for solar viewing, so our April 21st Solar SUN-day has been cancelled. Let's hope for better luck and drier ground next week.

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April 28 Solar SUNday

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alton Baker Park, 100 Day Island Rd
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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The forecast looks good for solar viewing on Sunday and Alton Baker Park has dried out after the flood, so our April 28th Solar SUN-day is ON. Come have a look at the Sun through our solar filtered scopes, learn about sundials, and watch us add another mark to our ongoing analemma project. The Solar star party runs from noon until 2:00 at Alton Baker park. We set up near the scale model Sun to the southwest of the duck…

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May 2019

Star Party May 10, 2019

May 10 @ 8:45 pm - 10:45 pm
College Hill Reservoir, 24th Avenue and Lawrence Street
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Our monthly star parties have been a success from the beginning! For those of you who are unaware, the EAS holds a monthly star party at the College Hill Reservoir on the Friday closest to the moon’s first quarter. These star parties are free and open to the public, so come join us! The College Hill Reservoir is located on Lawrence Street between 23rd and 25th Avenue. We gather just before dusk and stay as long as there is interest.…

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May 12 Solar SUNday!

May 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alton Baker Park, 100 Day Island Rd
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Now that the weather is clearing up, we've begun hosting our weekly Solar SUN-day star parties again. We meet every Sunday afternoon in Alton Baker Park from noon to 2:00 and view the Sun through safely filtered solar telescopes. We can see sunspots when there are any (an increasingly rare phenomenon as we approach solar minimum), and there will likely be some prominences standing out from the edges. We'll also have a collection of sundials on display, so you can…

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May 16, 2019 Monthly Meeting

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Eugene Science Center Planetarium, 2300 Leo Harris Pkwy
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Program TBA. Meetings are held on the third Thursday of every month at the Science Center planetarium. We start promptly at 7:00, so come early to visit and get a seat.

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CANCELLED – May 19 Solar SUNday!

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alton Baker Park, 100 Day Island Rd
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Now that the weather is clearing up, we've begun hosting our weekly Solar SUN-day star parties again. We meet every Sunday afternoon in Alton Baker Park from noon to 2:00 and view the Sun through safely filtered solar telescopes. We can see sunspots when there are any (an increasingly rare phenomenon as we approach solar minimum), and there will likely be some prominences standing out from the edges. We'll also have a collection of sundials on display, so you can…

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