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What if the Earth Had a Backwards Orbiting Moon?

Astronomy Beat #34 What If the Earth Had a Backwards-Orbiting Moon: The Art and Science of "What If?" Questions (PDF, 692 KB) by Neil F. Comins (University of Maine) Click on the link above to view the pdf, or right-click (PC)/control-click (Mac) the link to download the file to your computer. Adobe Reader is required [...]

What if the Earth Had a Backwards Orbiting Moon? 2011-12-22T21:19:56+00:00

Is There Life Out There?

Dr. Laurance Doyle from the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute and Dr. John Keller from Cal Poly discuss the possibility of life on other planets. You can click PLAY on the audio player below or download the MP3 file. Download the MP3 file here.

Is There Life Out There? 2009-10-28T11:22:10+00:00

Guest Speaker and Movie Night!

Our next CCAS meeting is Thursday, September 23, 2010 from 7-9 PM. Guest Speaker and Movie Night!We'll be watching one of Aurora's favorite astronomy movies (45 min.) as well as being treated to a short Guest Speaker topic. Popcorn and laughs provided - you bring yourself and a friend. LOCATION: United Methodist Church at 1515 [...]

Guest Speaker and Movie Night! 2010-09-18T09:46:31+00:00

The Discovery of the First Gravitational Lenses

Astronomy Beat #33 The Discovery of the First Gravitational Lenses (PDF, 1.3 MB)by Ray Weymann (Staff Member Emeritus, Carnegie Observatories) Click on the link above to view the pdf, or right-click (PC)/control-click (Mac) the link to download the file to your computer. Adobe Reader is required to view Astronomy Beat. Download the free software.

The Discovery of the First Gravitational Lenses 2011-12-22T21:19:56+00:00

ISS Tour

This is a FOUR-PART video series that takes you on a complete tour of the International Space Station, guided by a NASA astronaut and filmed in the summer of 2009. Enjoy!

ISS Tour 2011-12-22T21:19:56+00:00

Cal Star Sept 2009

Cal Star is a great 4 day event that my father and I (Chris) always have fun at. Lake San Antonio is not the greatest place for star parties but it works well. There are plenty of things to do both day and night. We usually bring swim trunks, bikes, and hiking gear. The night [...]

Cal Star Sept 2009 2009-11-05T15:12:12+00:00

Past Events for CCAS

Get the latest information on space exploration events happening worldwide, including current and upcoming NASA missions, news about the International Space Station, star gazing reports, and other astronomical resource information. Check out past events hosted by the CCAS: The Search for Life in the Universe NASA Kepler Mission: Detection of (Tatooine-like) Habitable Planets Around Double-Star [...]

Past Events for CCAS 2010-04-25T11:20:43+00:00