**UPCOMING MEETINGS/EVENTS**

(Click on the underlined links for detailed info)



August 12, 2017
7:00PM
"Observing at the Bacis Farm"
August 21, 2017 Noon - 3:30PM "Solar Eclipse Activity at Imlay City Library branch in Attica, Michigan"
August 26, 2017 8:30PM "Public Star Party at Longway Planetarium, Flint, Mi."
September 16 & 17, 2017
11:00AM - 5:00PM
"Heritage Harvest" - at Seven Ponds Nature Center
September 21 - 24, 2017

"Great Lakes Star Gaze" - River Valley RV Park near Gladwin, Michigan
September 29 & 30, 2017 6:00PM - Midnight - Both Days
"Astronomy at the Beach" - Island Lake State Recreation Area
  Near Brighton
October 28, 2017
7:00PM
"Presentation by Harlan Neuville (ex NASA engineer) - Skylab/Soyuz"
November 11, 2017
7:00PM
"Cheap or Clever Mods for Telescopes, Mounts, and Cameras"  by Bob Berta
December 9, 2017
6:00PM
"Holiday Pot-Luck and Presentation by Jim Shedlowsky - History of the McMath-Hulbert Observatory"
January 27, 2018 7:00PM "The Life of Einstein" by Buddy Stark of Longway Planetarium
February 24, 2018 6:00PM Chili Night and "The Universe Through Superman's Eyes" by Rajib Ganguly of U of M Flint
March 24, 2018 4:00PM - Midnight
Star Party at D-Bar-A Scout Camp, Metamora, Michigan
April 21, 2018 7:00PM "Couriers From Outer Space" and his meteorites by Mark Jeffery of the Oakland Astronomy Club







***** NEW LINK as of 2-9-2017 *****
"101 Astronomical Events for 2017"


Click on the links below for good websites to check satellite, ISS,"National Astronomy Day Activities"
Hubble Space Telescope, Iridium flares, etc. flyovers
Heavens-Above
Good detailed site

Spaceweather.com
A more general, less detail site
All you need is your zip code


***ALSO***

The "Great Lakes Star Gaze",
Michigan's own nationally recognized star party,
now has its own website. Check it out

(http://www.greatlakesstargaze.com/)

"GLAAC"
(Great Lakes Association of Astronomy Clubs)