Scott Kardel's 2006 Tours & Activities

 

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Updated November 15, 2006

January
January 3: La Jolla Casino meeting
January 4: COO director luncheon
January 11: NHK Japan TV @ Samuel Oschin Telescope
January 13: Larry Evans tour
January 25: San Diego IDA meeting
January 28: Saturday Tours

February
February 4: Tim Castellano tour
February 8: Caltech Astronomy club @ Palomar
February 15: San Diego IDA meeting (was unable to attend)
February 18: Kiwanis talk in Ramona, John Ralmon/photographer visit, GRB group visit
February 20: Discover Magazine photo shoot @ 48" Samuel Oschin Telescope
February 25: Saturday Tours
February 26: AIP 75th anniversary documentary shoot

March
March 1: nighttime casino photography (for IDA talk)
March 7: Liliac School 3rd grade tours
March 8/9: reporter from National Geographic Society/Science News
March 11: Saturday Tours - Cancelled due to snow!
March 15 - 18: IDA in Tucson
March 22: Cornerstone Christian School tour
March 23: NPS Night Sky Team at Palomar
March 25: First Light astronomy club tour
March 29: Career Day presentations at San Diegutio HS Academy in Encinitas

April
April 1: Public docent-led tours start
April 19: San Diego Astronomy Association / light pollution meeing
April 22: Saturday Tours
April 27: Student shadowing @ Palomar

May
May 6: Saturday Tours / Fleet tour 60"
May 7: Friends of Palomar Observatory tour of Mt. Wilson
May 13: Friends of Palomar Observatory 200" tour & 60" viewing / Caltech Astronomy Students evening tour
May 16: Korean TV @ Palomar
May 17: Solar System talk for Boys & Girls Club talk in Carlsbad / San Diego IDA meeting
May 19: Journey to Palomar at Caltech
May 20: Explore the Stars
May 24: Riverside County Light Pollution Meeting
May 27: Palomar Talk for annual PMPO Pancake Breakfast

June
June 3: Friends of Palomar Observatory 200" tour & 60" viewing
June 5: Talk to the Temecula Valley Astronomers on outer solar system
June 7: 24-inch telescope installation (Quicktime movie)
June 8: Palomar Mountain V-8s Car Club tour
June 10: Fleet Tour 60"
June 14: Laser guide star photography
June 17: Mt. Wilson docents tour Palomar / Talk at Explore the Stars
June 20: Light pollution meeting Riverside
June 28: Talk on the history of the Palomar Observatory for the Julian Historical Society
June 24: Saturday tours
June 29: George Ellery Hale's Birthday (1868)

July
July 8: Fleet Tour 60"
July 11 - 13: LGS photography?
July 13: UCSD COSMOS Tour
July 15: OPTAS tours of Palomar / Friends of Palomar Observatory 200" tour & 60" viewing
July 18: COSMOS Tour
July 19: IDA Meeting
July 22: Saturday tours / Friends of Palomar Observatory - Antonin Bouchez Adaptive Optics talk / Explore the Stars
July 24 - August 2: Vacation

August
August 5: Fleet Tour 60"
August 10: JPL tour
August 12: Friends of Palomar Observatory lecture & 60" viewing
August 13: AstroImage 2006 tour
August 16: International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE) tour
August 18: Virtual talk for Kansas Astronomical Observers
August 22: Palomar talk at Whispering Winds
August 23-25: Numerous Pluto interviews!
August 25: Flight 33 Productions documentary shoot
August 26: Saturday tours

September
September 6-7: LGS photography
September 9: Keith Matthews tour / Fleet Tour 60"
September 14: Palomar Science Meeting @ Caltech
September 16 - 18: ASP Astronomy EPO meeting
September 23: Saturday tours
September 30: Friends of Palomar Observatory 60" viewing

October
October 2 - 7 200" aluminizing
October 7: 60" Space Dev night /60"
October 10: United Church of God tour
October 14: Saturday tours
October 20: Palomar outreach meeting at Caltech
October 21: Saturday tours
October 24: Hillcrest Academy tour
October 26: South Oceanside Elementary class presentations
October 27: CIE USA tour
October 28: Friends of Palomar Observatory lecture & 60" viewing
October 31: Caltech Swinburne 3D theater demonstration

November
November 1: Trabuco Hills High School tour
November 2: Griffith Opening
November 4: HPWREN Users Meeting
November 4: Saturday tours
November 8: Friends of Palomar Observatory: Transit of Mercury viewing
November 9: Sempra Energy tour / talk for Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Society
November 16: Project Astro tour
November 17: Oceanside Rotary Club talk
November 27: History Channel documentary shoot
November 28: Carlsbad Kiwanis Club talk

December
December 5 - 7: LGS photography?
December 9: Saturday tours


2007

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