Printable Files List

This is a list of valuable information resources in a file format suitable for printing. Files are available in Portable Document Format (PDF) format. You will need Adobe Reader to view and print these documents.

HAC Astronomy Outreach Tool Kit Guide
Astronomy Outreach Tool Kit (v1.1)
This document contains a list of items that are easily portable and would be useful for anyone wishing to organize an astronomy outreach event. Additions, revisions, and other updates are always welcome!

HAC Outreach Event Guidelines
Event Guidelines and Policies (v1.6)
This document contains guidelines for outreach events. This document is for teachers or youth group organizers. It contains details on how to arrange an educational "Outreach Star Party," which are recommended for third-graders or above, or ages eight and above.

HAC Brochure
This document contains a publicity brochure for the Huachuca Astronomy Club. Download it, print it, and distribute it!

Messier Marathon
Sequence Checklist
This document contains a handy checklist for observing Messier objects during the marathon.

Distances to Messier Objects, v.1.3, Nov. 2010
Common NGC Objects
This document contains a list of Messier Objects and common NGC objects, their distance in light years, and the constellation in which they are located. A nice one-pager for answers to frequently asked questions.

List of Double Stars
The Most Colorful Double Stars in the Northern Sky
One-Page List of Double Stars
This is a list of double stars with their location, magnitudes, degree of separation, and colors. This list was compiled by Richard Harshaw. (Mar. 2009)

Go-To Telescopes Guide
Price Guide to Go-To Telescopes
Go-To telescopes offer ease of finding and tracking celestial objects. If you are interested in buying a Go-To scope, this is a one-page price guide summary. (Dec. 2008)

Basic Telescope Information Handout
Basics of Telescope Types and Mounts
A two-page summary of telescope and mount types.

Keeping the Night Sky Dark
Sierra Vista Herald Editorial
A veto by former Gov. Janet Napolitano is keeping the night sky dark.