...and we have the telecon to get you ready for it! Be sure to call in on Wednesday, September 27th and join the Night Sky Network in welcoming NASA's "Mr. Eclipse" Fred Espenak. This telecon will discuss planet-finding using transits and the upcoming celestial event, the November Mercury transit. For more information about the telecon be sure to check out the feature article on the Night Sky Network Club Homepage!
Mark your calendar for Wednesday, September 27th at 6:00 pm Pacific (9:00 pm Eastern)
The companion PowerPoint to this teleconference is now available at: http://nightsky.jpl.nasa.gov/docs/2006Transit.ppt
Telecon slides are also available at: http://www.astrosociety.org/nsntelecon/
As an added bonus five NSN clubs that have members attending the November 30th telecon will receive autographed 8x10 inch prints of the 2006 total solar eclipse (photographed by Fred Espenak from Jalu, Libya). A random drawing among those who are on the line will be held at the end of the telecon.
Toll-free conference call line: 1-877-917-1549. Call anytime after 5:45 pm the evening of the telecon.
An operator will answer and:
- You will be asked for the passcode: NIGHT SKY NETWORK
- You might be asked for the call leader: MICHAEL GREENE
- You will be asked to give your NAME and the CLUB you belong to, and number of people listening with you.
If you have any questions or are having any difficulties logging into the Night Sky Network, send an email to email@example.com
Night Sky Network Coordinator