Meeting

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A STAR meeting.

STAR September Meeting

Location

Monmouth Museum Lincroft, NJ
United States
Date: 
September 3, 2015

 STAR will meet Thursday, September 3 at 8 pm at Monmouth Museum.

S*T*A*R June Meeting

Location

Monmouth Museum Lincroft
United States
Date: 
June 4, 2015

S*T*A*R will meet Thursday, June 4 at 8 p.m. at Monmout Museum in Lincroft.   The meeting will be the annual business meeting, with election of officers.

May 7th Meeting

Location

Monmouth Museum
United States
Date: 
May 7, 2015

We hold our regular Meeting, May 7. at BCC, Monmouth Museum.7:30PM, Come  with your Telescope or equipment questions.8:00PM - 10:00PM Meeting/coffee break/Discussion. 

April meeting

Date: 
April 2, 2015

The next meeting of S*T*A*R will be held Thursday, April 2 at 8 p.m. at Monmouth Museum. The speaker will be Professor William Gutsch of St. Peter's University, who will describe the process by which solar flares and coronal mass ejections interact with earth's magnetic field to produce northern lights. He will also present images he took on a visit to the arctic.

STAR Meeting

Date: 
March 5, 2015

Tonight's STAR Meeting is canceled.

STAR March Meeting

Location

Monmouth Museum Lincroft
United States
Date: 
March 5, 2013

Tonight's STAR meeting is canceled.  STAR will meet March 5 at 8 p.m.  The speaker will be Professor William Gutsch, whose presentation is titled "Understanding, Stalking, and Shooting the Northern Lights."  Professor Gutsch will describe how solar flares, coronal holes, and coronal mass ejections interact with the earth's magnetic field to produce northern lights.  He will present his images from a recent visit to the arctic, and provide information about places and times to view the northern lights.

STAR February Meeting

Location

Monmouth Museum
United States
Date: 
February 5, 2015

STAR member Dave Britz will present a talk on the University of Arizona's Steward Observatory Mirror Laboratory.  The lab employs a rotating furnace to make mirrors as large as 8.4 meters, with focal ratios of f/1.25 to f/1.14.

Winter Social Club Meeting

Location

Gallagher house
United States
Date: 
January 9, 2015

The January STAR meeting will be held Friday, January 9 at the home of Kevin Gallagher, from 7 to 10:30 pm.  The meeting will be our winter social event.  Kevin and Donna will provide refreshnents, so they need to know in advance who will attend.  The Gallaghers' address is 37 Green Tree Ter, Lincroft 07738.

December Meeting

Location

Monmouth Museum Lincroft, NJ
United States
Date: 
December 4, 2014

STAR will meet December 4 at 8 pm.  Our speaker will be STAR member Ken Legal, who will present “The H-R Diagram and Interesting Star Facts.” The famous Hertzsprung-Russell (H-R) diagram contains a lot more information than first meets the eye. This talk will include a brief history about how the H-R diagram came to be, then continue on to explain why it is so valuable a tool to astronomers.

November STAR Meeting

Location

Monmouth Museum Lincroft, NJ
United States
Date: 
November 6, 2014

STAR will meet Thursday, November 6 at 8 p.m. at Monmouth Museum.  The speaker will be Dr. Steve Walters, who will present “Needle in a Haystack: The Search for 1A Supernova.” Steve will explain what a class 1A Supernova (SN) is, why astronomers yearn to find them, the procedure for locating them, and why they are hard to find. He will discuss the role of amateurs, professionals, and software in finding them.

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