Guest Speaker Russ Glenn – July 23rd

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Our speaker for July is Russ Glenn, the Director of Education for Slooh. Designed to inspire, Slooh’s education curriculum is the fruition of Slooh’s National Science Foundation grant, ‘Curriculum Driven Gamification of Space Exploration’. Slooh offers: Robotic Telescopes: Slooh provides real-time viewing and control of robotic telescopes, including seven telescopes [Read More…]

Comet Neowise!

July 9, 2020 admin 0

A comet visiting from the most distant parts of our solar system is putting on a spectacular nighttime display. Named Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE, the comet made its once-in-our-lifetimes close approach to the Sun on July 3, 2020, and will cross outside Earth’s orbit on its way back to the [Read More…]

CCAS Members Only: Star Gazing Party ONLINE June 20th

June 9, 2020 admin 0

We’ve been having so much fun with our members-only monthly star gazing sessions, so we are planning to continue these throughout the summer. All you need is your telescope or binoculars and an internet connection to join us! If you’ve taken astronomy photos, please have them ready to share with [Read More…]

Guest Speaker Madeline Zehnder – June 25th

June 1, 2020 admin 0

Our speaker for June is with a group of PhD students that transformed the Jefferson Rotunda into Planetarium for the public! Madeline Zehnder is a co-director of Rotunda Planetarium (http://www.rotundaplanetarium.org/) and a PhD candidate in the University of Virginia’s Department of English, where she studies 18th- and 19th-century American literature. Speaker [Read More…]