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NC Astronomers Meets
At the Madelyn Helling Library
Community Room
980 Helling Way
Nevada City, CA 95959

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   Sep 4
  1st Wednesday
   7pm - 9pm

Astro-imaging, A Journey of a Thousand Steps

Greg Dolkas

Greg will talk about his journey into Deep Sky Astrophotography with samples along the way.  Greg will also describe how he ended up with the rather "Frankenstein-looking telescope" (Greg's words!) that you have seen at the club's Star Parties.  

 
 

   Oct 2
  1st Wednesday
   7pm - 9pm

How Jove sat on his own dipoles, and how we can see the shocking results.

Gary Palmer

Jupiter has an unusual magnetic field that is flattened, energetic, and turbulent. Io gives it a big chemo-ionic boost. Flux tubes inject hot gases into the magnetosphere and burp cold dense gases out the tailpipe. Footprints of the Galilean moons appear in the aurora light show. Jupiter acts like a weak, petulant pulsar.

 
 

   Nov 6
  1st Wednesday
   7pm - 9pm

Club meeting

Dan St. John

Details to follow  
 

   Dec 4
  1st Wednesday
   7pm - 9pm

Club Meeting

Details to follow  

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