General Meeting – December 2022

Irvine Lecture Hall of the Chapman University 336 N Center St, Orange, CA

This is a free and open to the public hybrid event, held both inperson and online. Due to the newly effective insurance requirements, we regret that we can not allow people under 18 on the Chapman Campus, they are welcome to attend online. Join Zoom The meeting is held at the Irvine Lecture Hall of […]

Open Spiral Bar

Online

This is a free and open to the public online event. Join Zoom   Come and socialize with your fellow astronomy enthusiasts face-to-face virtually! Bring your latest astrophotography, mini-presentation, questions or none and your own refreshments.

Geminids Meteor Shower

Meteor experts say the Geminid meteor shower is hands-down the best in the heavens, producing 120 multicolored meteors at the peak. Produced by debris left behind by the asteroid 3200 Phaethon discovered in 1982, it runs from Dec. 7-17. Moonlight will wash out some of the faintest meteors, but the Geminids are so bright and prolific […]

Ursids Meteor Shower

This minor meteor shower runs Dec. 17-25 and offers about five or 10 an hour. It is produced by dust grains left behind by comet 8P/Tuttle, discovered in 1790. A nearly new moon will mean dark skies to view what could be a good shooting show, and the last one of 2022

Beginner’s Class

Heritage Museum of Orange County 3101 W Harvard St, Santa Ana, CA

This is a free and open to the public  event. The 5th session of the Beginners Astronomy Class is the "How to Use Your Telescope". If you have a telescope and would like some help learning to set it up and use it, attend this Hands-on  class. For details, please visit here and download the […]

General Meeting – January 2023

Irvine Lecture Hall of the Chapman University 336 N Center St, Orange, CA

This is a free and open to the public hybrid (inperson and online) event.  Join Zoom       COSMIC ARTIST:     THE WORK OF JON LOMBERG           Artist Jon Lomberg will talk about his long career working with Carl Sagan on projects like the Voyager Golden Record, the TV […]