Monthly Archives: October 2004

How to Use Your Telescope Class moved to 1/7/05

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The “How to Use Your Telescope” session of OCA’s Beginners Class has been moved from this coming Friday (11/5/04) to the January session of the Beginners Class, which will be on 1/7/05. If you have questions or are having problems with your telescope, though, we’ll be happy to talk to you about them before or after the the class session. The class this coming Friday will be “Instruments, Part 2,” which is mainly centered on telescope mounts.
For the complete revised class schedule, please click on the title, above.

Public Forum on Light Pollution/Dark Sky Issues

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San Diego IDA and OPTAS are jointly sponsoring a public forum on outside lighting/dark sky issues. That’s on 10/20/04 at 6:30 p.m. in Oceanside (click on the title for full details). If you can be there, this is a great event for anyone interested in improving our skies!

President’s Message – October 2004

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Summer is really over now, in spite of the heat spell in September, though the fire season will be with us for a while longer unless the rainy season starts […]