Welcome to the:

Johnson Space Center Astronomical Society (JSCAS) web site.

JSCAS is an association of amateur astronomers dedicated to the study and enjoyment of astronomy since 29 May 1967.

South East Houston Astronomy Club

We are looking for some good speakers to present to our Club. If you are interested please contact us at

infojscas@gmail.com

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2021

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January 8th - Dr. Andrea Isella, Rice University, “Update: C.L.E.V.E.R. Planets Project"

January 23rd, Saturday - Haak Winery Event, 6-10pm.

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February 12th - Dr. German Martinez, Lunar Planetary Institute, “The Mars 2020 mission: T-minus 6 days”

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March 12th - Friday - Haak Winery Event, 6-10pm.

March 11th - 13th - The Club's trip to Fort McKavett

March 19-23, 2021 Aurora Viewing #21 in Alaska (Eclipse Tours)

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April 9th - Dr. Brandon Reddell, JSCAS & JSC - "Estimating the Age of the Universe from Globular Clusters"

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May 14th - Leonard Ferguson & Annie Wargetz, FBAC - "The challenges of Mars – A long series of Circumstances”

May 21st - Friday - Haak Winery Event, 6-10pm.

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June 11th - University of Toronto Group: TelOmG, University of Toronto - "Investigating the effect of changes in gravity on the genetic regulation of human telomeres"

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July 9th - Aaron Clevenson, NHAC - "Galileo's TOES"

July 17th - Saturday - Haak Winery Event, 6-10pm.

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August 13th - Justin McCollum - "Using the Planetarium Program Stellarium"

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September 10th - David Haviland, JSCAS, "My Journey in Taking Lunar Images - an update"

September 17th - Friday - Haak Winery Event, 6-10pm.

September 18-22, 2021 Aurora Viewing #22 in Alaska (Eclipse Tours)

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October 8th - Open

October 15th - All Clubs Meeting, Virtual. Dr. Pat Rieff - "Texas Nexus - observing the upcoming eclipses"

October 16th - International Observe the Moon Day at the George Observatory

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November 1st-6th - El Dorado Star Party

November 4th-7th - Clubs Trip to Ft. McKavett

November 12th - Don Selle, HAS, “I Have This Scope and Want to do Astrophotography”

November 19th - Friday - Haak Winery Event, 6-10pm.

Nov 28-Dec 11, 2021 Total Solar Eclipse in Antarctica (Eclipse Tours)

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December 10th - Dennis Webb, JSCAS, "The Scale of the Universe in the Amateur Eyepiece: an Observing Plan for 18 Orders of Magnitude"

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2022

 

January 14th - TBA

February 11th - TBA

Feb 2022 Aurora Viewing #23 in Alaska (Eclipse Tours)

March 31st – April 3rd - Fort McKavett - Confirmed.

March 11th - TBA

April 8th - TBA

May 13th - TBA

June 10 - TBA

July 8th - TBA (Will conflict with HAS meeting)

August 12th - TBA

September 9th - TBA

October 14th - TBA

Oct 2022 Aurora Viewing #24 in Alaska (Eclipse Tours)

October 20th - 22nd - Fort McKavett - Confirmed.

October 28th - Houston All Clubs Meeting (Friday)

October 29th - Houston Astronomy Day at the George Observatory

November 11th - TBA

December 9th - TBA

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2023

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April 20, 2023 Total eclipse in Western Australia (Eclipse Tours)

October 23rd - Annular Eclipse in Texas

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2024

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April 8th - Total Eclipse in Texas

April 8, 2024 Total eclipse cruise from Baja California (Eclipse Tours)

Oct 8, 2024 Annular solar eclipse in Argentina (Eclipse Tours)