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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2018

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December 6th - Sky Quest Event. No Moon, 6 to 7pm only. Attendees must RSVP.

December 14th Meeting - 'Telescope Viewing and/or Amateur Astronomy Talks (if cloudy)'. See main page for details.

 

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2019

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January 4th - Haak Winery - No observable moon. Sunset 17:36, Twilight 18:02. DSO Night!

January 11th - Charles Phillips, JSC - "Satellite Tracking From the Gulf Coast - Why and How"

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February 8th - Justin McCollum, HAS - "The Icy Giants: Uranus & Neptune"

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March 8th - Open - or may be cancelled per the club's trip to the Fort

March 7th - 9th - Club's Trip to Fort McKavett

March 15th - Haak Winery - First Quarter Moon, 64%. Sunset 19:30 and Twilight 19:54.

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April 12th - Marc Fries - "Meteor Showers and Their Effects on Solar System Bodies"

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May 10th - Dr. Conrad Wells, JSC - "Segmented space telescopes: coronographic imaging of earth like planets."

May17th - Haak Winery - Full Moon 98%. Sunset 20:08 and Twilight 20:34.

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June 14th - TBA

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July 5th - Haak Winery - Waxing cresent Moon at 11.5%, Sunset 20:25, twilight 20:52

July 12th - TBA

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August 9th - TBA

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September 6th - Haak Winery - First Quarter 56% Moon, sunset at 19:38, and Twilight at 20:02.

September 13th - Dr. Steve Liu, LPI - "Early Mars and Habitability: Explorations from Rovers and Orbiters."

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October 4th - All Clubs Meeting.

October 5th - Astronomy Day at the George Observatory

October 11th - Meeting TBA.

October 24th - 26th - Fort McKavett

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November 8th - TBA

November 15th - Haak Winery - Waxing Gibbous 89% Moon, Sunset 17:26, with Twilight at 17:51.

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December 13th - TBA

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2020

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March 26th - 28th - Fort McKavett (Tentative)

October 15th - 17th - Fort McKavett (Tentative)

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2023

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October 23rd - Annular Eclipse in Texas

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2024

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April 8th - Total Eclipse in Texas