Friday 2 March 2007

Total Lunar Eclipse of 20070303 - III

For the moment the weather forecast for tomorrow's Total Lunar Eclipse is reasonable.

However, in case the Star Party has to be canceled this will be announced on Saturday around 15:00 CET on the ESAC Astronomy Club web page and blog.

This is the final programme:

(times in Central European Time = Local Time)
19:30 - 21:00 Arrival of people with telescopes
Parking at LAEFF only for people with telescopes
only people with heavy telescopes to drive up the SATAN hill

21:00 - 21:30 Arrival of public
Parking at the usual place close to the entrance

21:30 - 21:45 Introduction talk by Mark Kidger about the Lunar Eclipse in B.4

22:00 - 01:00 Astro Night with telescopes on the SATAN hill

Apart from the lunar eclipse (details below) we will observe many other objects like:

The Pleiades
The Double Cluster
Orion and its nebula
Saturn (the "ringplanet")
various open and globular clusters of stars

Michel G. Breitfellner
ESAC Astronomy Club President