Welcome to the Central Coast Astronomical Society, San Luis Obispo County, California. This is your launch pad to the spectacular world of astronomy and space exploration. If you are fascinated by our Solar System and the Universe, you have come to the right place. Clear Skies!
CCAS works hard to offer members fascinating speakers and incredible trips planned throughout the year. Part of being a member of CCAS is the chance to learn and grow by surrounding yourself with people of all different skill sets. We arrange opportunities for you to visit research-grade observatories, national laboratories, ...
A star party is a very dark, nighttime gathering of stargazers to view the cosmos through telescopes and binoculars. Once a month, CCAS members and friends gather on a very dark hilltop to gaze deep into the universe, Ooooing and Aahhhing at their deep space discoveries.
As a CCAS member, you’ll can borrow quality club telescopes for free, have the opportunity to participate in astronomical events and be exposed to fascinating topics and occasional guest speakers, and get a reduced subscription rate to Astronomy Magazine and Sky & Telescope magazine.
Sneak a peek into the inner workings of our club through the excursions of our friendly members. You'll find that some of our members adventure on fascinating space trips, attend mind-boggling astronomy presentations, and just has a great time together.
Feel free to contact us! We're in sunny San Luis Obispo, California, just halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco on the coast, where the weather's warm practically year-round with very little rain. Our star parties are held at a dark spot 30 minutes away. Central Coast Astronomical Society P.O. Box 1415 San ...
Next meeting: July 27 with Dr. Russ Genet on Astronomy Research
Dr. Russ Genet will be our speaker for our July CCAS meeting. He will talk about his long standing program of astronomy research seminars devoted to helping students learn basic information about Astronomy. His class is offered online through Cuesta College. Dr. Genet is a coeditor of the Journal of Double ...
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