We need local amateur astronomers to help inspire public support for dark skies in our local communities. Join Los Flores Ranch Park in Santa Maria for some, or all, of their stargazing parties for the many diverse and curious people who show up to be dazzled. The average turnout is [Read More…]
Here are a couple of beautiful images from the annular solar eclipse on May 9 / 10th. More info and images are available from NASA and Space.com
You can renew your registration in less than two minutes with our safe & secure online registration link here. New to astronomy? Get started on the right foot with educational astronomy talks, opportunities to meet and connect with others who love astronomy, and a club telescope you can borrow complete [Read More…]
Curiosity has successfully landed on the surface of Mars! Here are some of the first images: More images are being posted by NASA here:Â Mars Science Laboratory Image Gallery Live coverage starts at 8:00pm on NASA TV and 2:00pm at The Planetary Society’s Planetfest This is the stuff of dreams, [Read More…]
Talk Title: Special Event – Summer Astronomical Research Presentations Time & Location: Thursday, July 26th, 2012, 7:00 PM – 8:40 PM, Room 2402 at Cuesta College (the observatory building) A special joint meeting of the CCAS and Cuesta College will take place on Thursday, July 26th, 2012, 7:00 PM – [Read More…]
Exploring Black Holes Chandra Favorites Celetial Fireworks: Supernova Remnants “Downtown” in the Milky Way The Solar System Through Chandra’s Eyes Collimation And The Newtonian Telescope
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