Astronomical Society of Bay County

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Currently, we meet often at various locations and at telescope observation sites. Call one of the people below (or e-mail me) for the exact time of the next meeting and for more precise directions. We welcome visitors.


In the following table, the N and S of the beginning of e-mail addresses is designed to avoid unsolicited advertisements from e-mail. Please remove this two-character sequence manually and delete spacing before actually attempting to use these to e-mail us.

Club Officers  
President Richard Millett, 850-265-8912   NSrmillett @ knology.net
Vice Pres/Programs Carl Hurston, 850-785-8908   NSchurston @ knology.net
Website Editor Richard Millett, 850-265-8912   NSrmillett @ knology.net
Treasurer Carl Hurston, 850-785-8908   NSchurston @ knology.net

Meetings / Upcoming Events

Regular meetings are held on the **second** Thursday of the month at 6:30pm.

November 13th
- No regular meeting. Telescope night Dec. 2nd

Meeting Location
Regular meetings are held at the Science and Discovery Center located at 308 Airport Rd, near the intersection of Jenks and Airport Road.


Web Links

www.stellarium.org - A free planetarium program, well worth the price!
www.heavens-above.com - A great site for tracking satellites and the space station.
www.skyandtelescope.com - Sky and Telescope magazine.
www.cloudynights.com - Cloudy nights telescope reviews.
www.telescopejunkies.com - Astronomy forum site. Lots of stuff on astrophotography.
www.cleardarksky.com - Sky condition predictions forPanama City
www.spaceweather.com - Current Solar Information
www.xkcd.com - XKCD Comic Strip


Club Telescopes

The telescopes will be used as an educational resource and for club Star Parties. When not being used for official club business, members in good standing will be able to check out the scopes for personal use.

Orion XT6 Telescope  Celestron Telescope 


Picture(s) of the Month

Lunar Eclipse
Lunar Eclipse, 8 October 2014
Photo by: Alex Huff

Lunar Eclipse
Lunar Eclipse, 8 October 2014
Photo by: Richard Millett

Moon
Photo by: Bob Hess


Astronomy Humor

Comic
XKCD


Last updated 13 Nov 2014