West Hawaii Astronomy Club
Club Meeting on Second Tuesday of Every Month at 6:00 p.m. HST by Zoom and when in person meetings resume, in Waimea at Keck.
Next New Moon is April 30
Annular Solar Eclipse in USA October 14, 2023
Total Solar Eclipse in USA April 8, 2024
Club Meetings for 2022
January 11 - Josh Walawender
February 8 - Maureen will do What's Up and Lucy mission and JWST update; Josh will lead a general discussion about telescopes on Mauna Kea
April 12 - Bernt Grundseth presentation about an expedition to the astronomical observatory in Quito, and a trip to the Gallapagos Islands.
June 14 - Dr. Greg Wirth presentation relating to the James Webb Space Telescope on "What's so hard about phasing a telescope with just 18 segments?"
Club Meetings for 2021
May 11 - Guest Speaker will be Keck Astronomer Dr. Rosalie McGurk speaking about "A New Tool to Map Entire Galaxies”
June 8 - Dr. Karen Meech on ‘Omuamua'
July 13 - Dr. Michael Lundquist (topic TBD)
August 10 - Michael Zeilnhofer on "Impact Cratering on Ceres."
October 12 - Maureen and Josh about JWST
November 9 - Dr. Olivier Guyon on Extreme Adaptive Optics
December 14 - Wilfred Gee about Project PANOPTES