Business meetings and ECC Open Telescope Nights 2017:

Date Event Event Note
January 20, 21, 2017 20th, Steak Dinner at Washington American Legion 5pm 21st, Business meeting/workshop at member Dennis Borgman's home in Villa Ridge, MO, Starts at NOON  
February 25 Business meeting at Hawthorne Inn in Labadie, MO at 6pm    
March 2 "Write Science Right" at Robertsville Elementary 9/11am & 6/7pm    
March 12 FULL MOON    
March 25 Business meeting at Hagies in Union 4:30pm    
March 25   ECC viewing at dusk - SS:1921 dst MR:0537 MS:1653 5.5%
March 30 Pacific Scenic Regional Library at 7pm-8:30pm Telescope viewing session to promote telescope checkout program.  
April 4 Sullivan Scenic Regional Library at 7pm-8:30pm Telescope viewing session to promote telescope checkout program.  
April 11 FULL MOON    
April 22 Business meeting at Junie Moon, Union, Mo at 6:00pm    
April 22   ECC viewing at dusk - SS:1947 dst MR:0409 MS:1538 15.7%
April 29    Earth Day at ECC 10:00am to 1:00pm  
May 9 Union Scenic Regional Library at 7:30pm-9:00pm Telescope viewing session to promote telescope checkout program.  
May 10 FULL MOON    
May 23 St. Clair Scenic Regional Library at 7:30pm-9:00pm Telescope viewing session to promote telescope checkout program.  
May 27 Business meeting at Lewis Cafe, St. Clair, Mo at 6pm CANCELLED DUE TO SEVERE STORMS  
May 27  

ECC viewing at dusk - SS:2019 dst

Cancelled due to severe weather

MR:0743   MS:2227 7.4%
June 9 FULL MOON    
June 17 Solar Eclipse Expo at Greensfelder Recreation Complex at Queeny Park located in Ballwin, MO EMDSO is hosting a booth with the City of Washington at this expo.  10:00am to 5:00pm
June 24 Business meeting at Lewis Cafe, St. Clair, Mo at 6pm    
June 24   ECC viewing at dusk - SS:2032 dst MR:0624   MS:2108 1.3%
July 8 FULL MOON    
July 10 Missouri River Academy at Camp Trinity    
July 22 Business meeting at Johnneys Union, MO 6pm    
July 22   ECC viewing at dusk - SS:2023 dst MR:0508 MS:1948 0.2%
August 3 Hermann Public Library Stargazing    
August 7 FULL MOON    
August 21 TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE  EMDSO will have an astronomy education center at the Washington Fairgrounds  
August 26 Business meeting at LOCATION at 6pm    
August 26   ECC viewing at dusk - SS:1942 dst MR:1124 MS:2245 28.7%
September 6 FULL MOON    
September 23 Business meeting at ECC Observatory at 4:00pm  EMDSO PICNIC at ECC Observatory  
September 23   ECC viewing at dusk - SS:1859 dst MR:1009   MS:2116 14.8%
October 5 FULL MOON    
October 28 Business meeting at LOCATION at 5pm    
October 28   ECC Viewing at Dusk - SS:1809 dst MR:1438   MS:(29)0018 61%
November 25 Business meeting at LOCATION at 5pm    
     No ECC Viewing  
December 23 Business meeting usually not held, too close to Christmas  No ECC Viewing  

Onondaga Cave State Park 2017:

Date Event Event Note
May ?? Viewing at dusk   x days before New Moon
July ?? Viewing at dusk   New Moon
August ?? Viewing at dusk   x days past New Moon