Monthly Archives: August 2005

Astrophysics Meeting – 8/19/2005 at 7:30 p.m.

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Just a reminder – the Astrophysics SIG meets this Friday at 7:30 in the classroom behind the Centennial Heritage Museum. The videos we’ll be watching are Alex Fillipenko on “The Stars and Their Lives” and Richard Wolfson on “Einstein’s Special Theory of Relativity for Non-Scientists.” We’ll also have pictures collected by Don Lynn, and our usual discussions of current events and issues of interest coming out of the videos. Hope to see you there!

For directions, please click on the title to this article.

September Presidents Message

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Monthly Presidents Message – State and welfare of the club.

Whittier Daily News Article on the Perseids

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This week the Whittier Daily News interviewed OCA Vice-President Craig Bobchin for an article about this month’s Perseid meteor shower.

OCA Web Site down for maintenance Fri. & Sat., 8/12 & 13

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The OCA web site will be down for hardware maintenance from around 9:00 p.m. PDT on Friday, August 12th for up to 16 hours. We should be back up again by Saturday night. If you’re interested in the details, please click on the title to see a copy of the relevant portions of the hosting company’s announcement of the maintenance.

SCAE (Southern California Astronomy Expo)

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This Friday, April 2, 2004, 7:30 p.m., held behind the Centennial Heritage Museum, Santa Ana.

Do you have a telescope that’s giving you problems? Bring it to the class and get some help from our volunteers!

Are you thinking of getting a telescope? Come to the class and check out the telescopes others bring, find out what they like and dislike about them, get a feel for how the telescopes really work before you make your decision.

Do you like helping people who are having equipment problems get their telescopes working so they can enjoy what’s out there for themselves? Come along to the class -ììì we can use your help!