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Next General Meeting (all general meetings are free and open to public)

Date: 11/11/2016

Speaker: Joel K. Harris and Don Sabers

Subject: The Incredible Indonesian Total Solar Eclipse of 9 March 2016

"What's Up?": Steve Condrey


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LAST UPDATE: October 23, 2016 5:01AM PDT

October 22nd BSC star party Recap
Steve & Bonnie Short |
We had 25 cars and about 45 people attend the star party and enjoy the fairly clear night sky.

Saturday October 22nd BSC star party
Steve & Bonnie Short |
Should be another warm clear night for the October BSC star party.

2017 OCA Banquet
Steve & Bonnie Short |
Saturday January 14th, 2017 OCA Banquet at JT Schmid's in Anaheim.

September 24th BSC star party Recap
Steve & Bonnie Short |
We had another great local star party under clear skies and warm temperatures. Over 30 people came out in 23 cars.

Saturday September 24th BSC star party
Steve & Bonnie Short |
The September star party should have a clear night sky and lots of interesting objects to view. Come on out why it is still warm.

August 27th BSC star party Recap
Steve & Bonnie Short |
Great star party, viewed all 7 planets. Had 23 cars come out and about 35 people.

Saturday August 27th BSC star party
Steve & Bonnie Short |
Don't miss the conjunction of Saturn, Mars and bright star Antares all in a line behind the Scorpion's head. Also you will want to see Jupiter and Venus lie closer to each other than they have since 2000.

July 30th BSC star party Recap
Steve & Bonnie Short |
We had 50 people come to the BSC star party Saturday evening to enjoy the clear night sky and warm weather. We counted 23 cars as the Sun set.

Saturday July 30th Black Star Canyon star party
Steve & Bonnie Short |
July BSC star party should be great, if it does not rain!!!

Starbecue on 7/30/16!
Barbara Toy |
Our annual Starbecue potluck party will be the next Anza Star Party, on 7/30/16, next Saturday. It will be at the club observatory in the shade on the east side of the building. Bring a dish for about 6-8 people to share. We'll have the barbecue going, so you can bring something to grill. The club will provide plates, tableware and bottled water. Bring a chair if you want a place to sit. We'll be setting things up starting around 5:00, and plan to eat by around 6:00 - hope to see you there!

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