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…

A Very Merry Holiday Potluck!

Thanks to all for the wonderful time at our potluck tonight! We had about 30 friends there and had great food and some amazing music provided by Carissa and Tiana. These 2 ladies are so very talented at the piano and the music was beautiful! Happy holidays to all and we hope to see you…

Astrophoto from Camp Delany

  What an amazing picture of the Great Andromeda Galaxy taken at Camp Delany by our member Chuck Barnard with his Canon T3i full mod Asa 1600 9/300 sec lights 5 darks.  We had great skies at Camp Delany this fall!  Congratulations, Chuck, this is beautiful!

November meeting recap

What a great meeting we had tonight.  Thank you, John Goar, for talking about your experience this summer with the Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassador Program!  It is amazing all that the astronomy community is doing in Chile and quite an experience for all of us to learn about! Congratulations to Jeff Hoffmeister for receiving…