Astronomy News

October 2019 Event Horizon Newsletter

The latest issue of the Hamilton Amateur Astronomers Event Horizon newsletter is now available for download!

In this issue you’ll find…

• April 8, 2024 Solar Eclipse Planning
• September Astrophysics Group Meeting Summary
• Report from the 2019 Black Forest Star Party
• The Sky for October 2019
• NASA Night Sky Notes
• Eye Candy
• Upcoming Events
• Plus More

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Photo credit: The Milky Way from Binbrook, by Ann Tekatch

April 2019 Event Horizon Newsletter

The latest issue of the Hamilton Amateur Astronomers Event Horizon newsletter is now available for download!

In this issue you’ll find…

  • April 8, 2024 Solar Eclipse Planning
  • March Astrophysics Group Meeting Summary
  • The Sky This Month for April 2019
  • For Dog Lovers!
  • The Best of Cartoon Corner
  • Upcoming Events
  • Plus More

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Photo credit:This month’s Waning Gibbous Moon, by Sylvie Gionet

February 2019 Event Horizon Newsletter

The latest issue of the Hamilton Amateur Astronomers Event Horizon newsletter is now available for download!

In this issue you’ll find…

  • April 8, 2024 Solar Eclipse Planning
  • January Astrophysics Group Meeting Summary
  • The Sky This Month for February 2019
  • NASA Sky Notes
  • Upcoming Events
  • Plus More

Download the latest issue or visit the newsletters section for past issues.

Photo credit: The January 21, 2019 Lunar Eclipse by John Gauvreau

January 2019 Event Horizon Newsletter

The latest issue of the Hamilton Amateur Astronomers Event Horizon newsletter is now available for download!

In this issue you’ll find…

  • The Sky This Month for January 2019
  • NASA Night Sky Notes
  • Eye Candy
  • Upcoming McCallion Planetarium Shows
  • Upcoming Events
  • Plus More

Download the latest issue or visit the newsletters section for past issues.

Photo credit: Comet 46P Wirtanen by Matthew Mannering

Asteroid Erigone to occult Regulus

Here’s an interesting upcoming Astronomical event you may wish to try to take in. In the early hours of Thu 20 March 2014, an asteroid will pass in front of the bright star Regulus (mag 1.2). This is called an occultation when one object pass in front of another (we also use the term “eclipse” for things like the Moon or Sun).

The cool thing is that this is going to happen fairly close to us in the Hamilton area. Of course this is dependent upon whether the skies are going to be clear or not.

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