This is a free and open to the public online event, to attend please register with zoom by clicking here. The 6th session of the Beginners Astronomy Class covers the basics of astrophotography, covering different types of imaging, how different types of cameras are used for this kind of photography, and other equipment and considerations […]
Famous for producing a large number of fireballs, the Perseids meteor shower is regarded as one of the best of the year. The shower runs July 17-Aug. 24 and produces up to 60 shooting stars an hour at the peak. The shower, discovered in 1862, is produced by the comet 109/P Swift-Tuttle. A nearly full […]
This is a free and open to the public online event. Join Zoom The Backstory of Contact Binary Stars Contact binary star systems have the remarkable property that they orbit so closely they share a common atmosphere. They are the most common type of eclipsing binary star system. Despite extensive observations over […]
The monthly meeting of the Astrophysics Special Interest Group at 7:30 at the Heritage Museum. Please contact the SIG chair for details and requirements. See the Contacts section of the website for details on contacting the group.
The first Star-B-que since the pandemic started was slated for July 30, 2022, however due to some weather issues we postponed until this night. This is a pot luck gathering at the Kuhn Observatory at Anza. Bring a dish to share with your fellow astronomers. The club will have some tables set up and a […]
This is a free and open to the public online event, to attend please register with zoom by clicking here. The 1st session of the Beginners Astronomy Class gives a general overview of all of the different objects you can see in the night and day time skies, with some history and information about what […]