Annual Picnic Recap

Thank you to Jim and Ruth for a lovely picnic this past Saturday! We had around 20 people and the weather was wonderful. You can see by the pictures how beautiful the venue was! We had great eats and thank you, Jeff, for the wonderful seafood! We look forward to next year!

50TH ANNIVERSARY FOR APOLLO 11-SPECIAL LUNAR OBSERVING

WHEN:  JULY 20TH WHERE:  HURRICANE RIDGE NATIONAL PARK The Olympic Astronomical Society will be joining the Olympic National Park Dark Ranger, John Goar, at Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center for special lunar observing on July 20th in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing! The moon will be rising at approximately 11:15…

Camp Delany Recap

Once again, we had an excellent spring Camp Delany Star party.  We had around 50 friendly people and 1 not so friendly (just kidding)! We had several nights of great viewing.  The first night we had wind to deal with but the second night was much better, leading folks to stay out until dawn!  As…

50th Annual Banquet

     Thank you so much to all who made our 50th anniversary banquet a success.  Our speaker, Dr. Tyler Nordgren, was so passionate about our dark skies in the National and State Parks.  We thank him for all his work in trying to keep them that way! It was amazing to learn of the…

Spring Camp Delany Sign Up Form

Our  Spring Camp Delany Sign up form is here! Unfortunately, RV spots are full but please contact Jeff if you would like to be put on a waiting list! We had several cancellations last fall and had room, so please don’t hesitate!  We hope to see you there! Click here for the sign-up form!  

LUNAR ECLIPSE INFORMATION FOR JANUARY 20TH

There has been much talk about the Total Lunar Eclipse this January.  Most of the talk is saying it is on January 21st.  Please note that this is UNIVERSAL time.  For us in the Pacific Time Zone, the eclipse will happen on Sunday, January 20th.  So look to the East at the following Pacific Standard…