Join OCA: OCA Membership

There are several classes of membership in the Orange County Astronomers. You can choose the level that is most appropriate for you and sign up here or sign at any club meeting.

Family Add-Ons: Registered Members have the ability of adding family members for only $7 a person. 

Additionally, existing members who would like access to the Kuhn Telescope can purchase the Star Membership add-on.

Class Dues Period Description
Newsletter Access

One year subscription to the club's newsletter, the Sirius Astronomer (12 issues). $12Yearly

$12 Yearly One year subscription to the club's newsletter, the Sirius Astronomer (12 issues).
Regular

One year subscription to the club's newsletter, the Sirius Astronomer (12 issues). Discounts on subscriptions to Sky & Telescope and Astronomy magazines. Open to participate in all regular club activities (except special events, such as tours). $50Yearly

$50 Yearly One year subscription to the club's newsletter, the Sirius Astronomer (12 issues). Discounts on subscriptions to Sky & Telescope and Astronomy magazines. Open to participate in all regular club activities (except special events, such as tours).
Special

For full time students, educators, members under 16 years old, and retired persons. The benefits are the same as for Regular Members. $30Yearly

$30 Yearly For full time students, educators, members under 16 years old, and retired persons. The benefits are the same as for Regular Members.
Life Member

Same as benefits of Regular membership, except that you become a fully-paid OCA member for life! $500Lifetime (one-time payment)

$500
Lifetime (one-time payment)
Same as benefits of Regular membership, except that you become a fully-paid OCA member for life!

Member Add-Ons

Class Dues Period Description
Family Member

An add-on to Regular or Special Membership -- each Regular Member can pay for additional family members at just $7 per person. Additional family members enjoy full regular membership benefits. $7Yearly

$7
Yearly
An add-on to Regular or Special Membership -- each Regular Member can pay for additional family members at just $7 per person. Additional family members enjoy full regular membership benefits.
Newsletter First Class

Option to receive the newsletter via first class mail. $7Yearly

$7
Yearly
Option to receive the newsletter via first class mail.
Star Member

A special class of membership, which allows a member to operate the Kuhn Telescope. To qualify for Star Membership, you must be either a Regular member or a Life member. The following restrictions apply for use of the Kuhn Telescope: 1) The Star Member must be "certified" by the Scope Trainer before he/she may operate the telescope 2) Observatory/telescope must be 'booked' ahead of time with the Scope Scheduler. $150Lifetime (one-time payment)

$150
Lifetime (one-time payment)
A special class of membership, which allows a member to operate the Kuhn Telescope. To qualify for Star Membership, you must be either a Regular member or a Life member. The following restrictions apply for use of the Kuhn Telescope: 1) The Star Member must be "certified" by the Scope Trainer before he/she may operate the telescope 2) Observatory/telescope must be 'booked' ahead of time with the Scope Scheduler.