Prime Focus

September 1999 Monthly Newsletter

September TVS Highlights

Consider nominating yourself or another reliable TVS member to serve on next year's board. See page 2.

Stellafane's famous dark sky site is in danger of light-pollution washout. Jay Ryan explains on page 7.

Jane Houston invites TVS members to the Sonoma County Star Party, September 11 and 12. Read her letter on page 7.

Andrew Fraknoi teams NASA Ames, Foothill College Astronomy and LINC Programs, ASP, and SETI in a series of six astronomy talks. Check it out on page 8.

First light from NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory captured a 320-year old supernova remnant in Cassiopeia A, believed to have been produced by the explosion of a massive star. See Prime Focus on the web for a color version of this image. (NASA/Chandra)

TVS Presents

   Remember those back-to-school essays, when your teacher asked you to write all about your summer vacation? Well, TVS does, and we believe that adults tell (Continued on page 6)

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