Scott Kardel's 2005 Tours & Activities

 

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Updated November 9, 2005

January
January 9: AAS tour of Palomar 200-inch - cancelled due to weather
January 9 - 13: AAS Meeting in San Diego
January 12: AAS tour for news media & PIO's 4 - 7:30 p.m. / NSF tour
January 15: PMPO meeting 10 am / Scout Tour 1 pm / Ian Robson tour 2 pm
January 18: tour for friends of Doyle
January 12: San Diego IDA meeting 5:30 p.m.
January 21: Light pollution meeting with Brucato / Pickles
January 22: Meeting with Docents
January 24: COO meeting 11 am / Paul Shanklin (USNO) 2:30 @ visitors center
January 26: Explore the Stars Meeting 10 am
January 29: Saturday Tours

February
February 4: Light pollution panorama photography for the new Light pollution web page.
February 12: Shri Kulkarni tour
February 16: TMT & PTI displays in visitors center
February 17: COO meeting?
February 18: SD County Commission hearing on outdoor lighting (San Diego)
February 19: Dan Stern /USC tour
February 23: San Diego IDA meeting 6pm @ OPT - cancelled
February 26: Saturday Tours + Docent meeting

March
March 1: Poway City Council - light pollution
March 4: SD County Lighting Planning Commision hearing?
March 5: Valley View Elementary Tour
March 9: Buick Opel photo shoot @ 60-inch
March 15: Lions Club talk on Palomar 6:30 pm @ Pala Casino
March 16: San Diego IDA meeting
March 19: Saturday Tours
March 20 - 22: AO LGS engineerig
March 24: LSU SPS tour
March 28: Reporter @ 200-inch (evening)
March 29: photographer from San Diego Union Tribue @ 200-inch
March 31: Burrus tour / Musser tour

April
April 1: Caltech
April 5-8: IDA Meeting & presentation in Tucson
April 9: PMPO Meeting
April 14: Caltech / Mason's Palomar talk
April 16: Palomar / Light Pollution talk @ Oceanside Photo & Telescope's Astronomy Day event
April 17: Docent meeting
April 20: SD County Meeting on Lighting (tentative)/ San Diego IDA Meeting
April 23 - 25: AO LGS engineering
April 27: Valley View Casino tour (Cancelled)
April 30: Saturday Tours and Explore the Stars

May
May 2: Temecula Valley Astronomers talk
May 4: SD Lighting Advisory Group meeting
May 13: Orance County Astronomers talk
May 14: Saturday Tours
May 18: IDA Meeting
May 21: Fleet Tour / 60-inch
May 27 - 29: RTMC in Big Bear

June
June 4: SDAA tours, Explore the Stars
June 11: Saturday tours
June 15 (or 17?): Pauma Valley Garden Group tour / San Diego IDA meeting
June 20 - 23: 200-inch aluminizing
June 18: Fleet Tour / 60-inch
June 25: Palomar Observatory Open House
June 29: George Ellery Hale's Birthday (1868)
June 30 - July 1: AO LGS engineering

July
July 3: Deep Impact / BBC Sky at Night visit. Direct link to their show
July 9: Explore the Stars
July 11: Michael Greene meeting at JPL
July 16: Saturday tours
July 20: SD IDA meeting
July 21: COSMOS tour
July 23: Fleet Tour / 60-inch
July 25 - 30: Vacation
July 29: 10th planet announcement

August
August 3: Union Tribune reporter - 10th planet story
August 6: Friends of Palomar Observatory Richard Ellis lecture / Explore the Stars
August 13: Saturday tours
August 17: SD IDA meeting with SDAA
August 19: HST EPO proposal due August 20: Fleet Tour / 60-inch
August 23: KPBS-TV Full Focus
August 27: Friends of Palomar Observatory 60" observing night

September
September 1: page for AAS membership calendar due
September 10: Explore the Stars
September 14 - 16: ASP Astronomy EPO conference in Tucson
September 21: SDAA meeting
September 22: HPWREN users meeting
September 23: Keck Science Meeting @ Caltech
September 24: Saturday tours / Friends of Palomar Observatory talk by Robin and Todd Mason & 60" observing night
September 28: SD IDA meeting

October
October 4: IDA meeting
October 6: Caltech brochure meeting
October 8: Saturday tours / Explore the Stars
October 13: presentation on planets at South Oceanside Elementary
October 15: Fleet Tour / 60-inch
October 18: H2U Seniors tour
October 19: Caltech brouchure meeting
October 20: Hillcrest Academy tour
october 21: Fox 6 News interview
October 22: Friends of Palomar Observatory 200" tour & 60" observing night
October 26: Hickson tour
October 27: Djorgovski's students tour
October 28: docent video shoot of 200" tour
October 29: Friends of Palomar Observatory talk by Mike Brown on the 10th planet.

November
November 1: Princeton tour
NOvember 5: Friends of Palomar Observatory 200" tours
November 8: La Jolla County Day School tour / aerial photos of observatory
November 9: Trabuco Hills High School tour
November 10: Riverside County lighting meeting
November 11: North County News interview
November 12: Saturday tours
November 15 - 18: LGS

December
December 10: Saturday tours


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