Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas

  1. The Amateur Telescope Making meeting for March 2013. Held by members of the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas.

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  2. TAS member Kelley Miller leads this month's class with an update on the Mars Curiosity Mission. The class is held on the 1st Friday of each month at Richland College in Dallas, Texas. The class is free and open to the general public. No registration is needed.

    See the TAS web site at texasastro.org for details and directions.

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  3. Our Guest Speaker for Feb 2013 was Dr. Alan Stern, planetary scientist, space program executive, aerospace consultant, and author. He presented "New Horizons to Planet Pluto: Exploring The Frontier of Our Solar System"

    New Horizons is NASA's mission to explore the Pluto system and the Kuiper Belt. The spacecraft was launched on 19 January 2006 and will begin its encounter studies of Pluto in early 2015, culminating on 14 July 2015 with a close approach just 12,500 km from Pluto.

    The Texas Astronomical Society web site: texasastro.org

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  4. Bradford Leonard leads a discussion of EXO-PLANETS at this month's beginner class at Richland College, Dallas, Texas.

    Bradford is a member of the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas, and an avid participant in public outreach.

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  5. TelescopeMan records the January 2013 speaker at the general meeting of the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas. texasastro.org

    The topic was "Night Sky Preservation" given by Bill Wren of the McDonald Observatory. This is an excellent presentation on light pollution and economical ways to reduce it.

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Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas

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Members of TAS post videos and other Astronomy material to this channel. Visit our web site at texasastro.org

The Society was founded in 1955 and currently has over 400 members. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in Astronomy and Space.


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Members of TAS post videos and other Astronomy material to this channel. Visit our web site at texasastro.org

The Society was founded in 1955 and currently has over 400 members. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in Astronomy and Space. Visit our web site for details about the club's amateur astronomy activities.

TAS appreciates your donations via PayPal link on our web site.
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All of our monthly award winning newsletters are available for public viewing on the web site - see "The Spectrum" newsletters under the FEATURES tab at the top of our main web site page texasastro.org

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