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Important Dates

General Meeting: March 13

Anza: March 21

Black Star: March 14

Upcoming Events

March 6 (Fri) at 7:30 PM : Beginners Astronomy Class

March 10 (Tue) at 7:00 PM : Private meeting - AstroImagers SIG

March 10 (Tue) at 8:00 PM : Private Outreach - Buena Park Junior High

March 12 (Thu) at 8:00 PM : Private Outreach - Utt Middle School

March 13 (Fri) at 7:30 PM : OCA General Meeting

March 14 (Sat) at 6:00 PM : Private star party-Black Star Canyon

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Next General Meeting (all general meetings are free and open to public)

Date: 03/13/2015

Speaker: Dr. Varoujan Gorjian from JPL

Subject: Lifting the Cosmic Veil: Spitzer Observations from our own Backyard to the Edge of the Universe

"What's Up?": Don McClelland


The February 2015 issue of the Sirius Astronomer is now available to members (log in required).

Back issues are available to all without a log in.

LAST UPDATE: February 16, 2015 4:15AM PDT

Saturday Feb 14th BSC star party Recap
Steve & Bonnie Short |
The Black Star Canyon Valentine's evening star party was a big success. We had 24 cars come out and about 48 people.

Saturday February 14th Black Star Canyon star party
Steve & Bonnie Short |
If you can get away on Valentine's Day, come on out to Black Star Canyon. With daytime temperatures in the 80's, this should be a warm winter star party!

Mt. Wilson Trips
Steve & Bonnie Short |
The OCA is once again scheduling member trips to the Mt. Wilson telescopes. First trip to the 60" scope will be 10/03/15.

January 24th BSC star party Recap
Steve & Bonnie Short |

Saturday January 24th Black Star Canyon star party
Steve & Bonnie Short |
Start the 2015 New Year off right by attending a BSC star party. We should have clear skies!

CANCELLED: Saturday December 13th BSC star party
Steve & Bonnie Short |
Star party is cancelled due to bad weather and muddy conditions.

Saturday December 13th Black Star Canyon star party
Steve & Bonnie Short |
Lets hope the rain and clouds pass us by this Saturday so we can hold the BSC star party!

11/22/2014 BSC star party Recap
Steve & Bonnie Short |
We had 16 cars and 25 people show up at the BSC star party.

How To Use Your New Telescope Class
Admin |
Do you have a new telescope? Do you have a telescope sitting around that you’ve never quite learned how to use? Come to the Orange County Astronomers' free class on how to ...

Saturday November 22nd Black Star Canyon star party
Steve & Bonnie Short |
Not sure we will have clear night skies this Saturday, but with a new Moon, it will be dark.

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