Announcements

Do you have an interest in Astronomy?  Do you want to know how to get started or are you an experienced observer?  Would you like to be able to visit with people of all experience levels?  Or would you like to participate in running equipment at a star party?  If so, please join us at our regular meetings and our Astronomy Nights at the Tye Preston Memorial Library and get involved!

Note, our host for the last several years have sold their building and closed their establishment, so we are moving our meetings to the Tye Preston Memorial Library, also note that we will be meeting on the third Wednesday of every month from now on.

Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, May 15, 2024 from 6:00 to 7:45 PM at The Tye Preston Memorial Library, We will meet in the Casteel Room, at the back of the library.  The library is located at 16311 South Access Road, Canyon Lake, TX 78133.  We will have a guest speaker, Dr. Rene DeHon, Professor of Geology (Retired), Texas State University.  Dr. DeHon will be presenting: “The Solar System; Comparative Planetology”.  This presentation is about solar system bodies, large and small- from a geologic point of view.

You are welcome to bring your own food and drinks to the meeting (no alcohol).

Also, the New Braunfels Astronomy Club hosts the very popular Astronomy Night Star Party at the Tye Preston Memorial Library, 16311 South Access Road, Canyon Lake, TX 78133.  Our next Astronomy event will be our annual Sun Party!  has been postponed due to clouds in the forecast.  We will announce a new date soon, before the end of June. We will have white light and Ha telescopes for viewing the sun.  You will see sunspots and possibly solar flares with this equipment.

Our next evening Astronomy Night will be September 14, 2024 at 8:00 PM for International Observe the Moon Night.  Astronomy events take place rain or shine and we will have an astronomy presentation if the sky conditions are not good for outdoor viewing.

Please visit the new Resources page for useful links and apps and The Night Sky by Eric Erickson for helpful tips, cool information, and what’s in the sky this week.