Free Webinar from the Society for Astronomical Sciences on May 30th

May 29, 2020 admin 0

The annual SAS Symposium has become one of the premiere events for amateur astronomers and for building pro-am collaborations. Amateurs, and some professionals, make presentations covering a wide range of topics, from imaging basics, to photometry, to spectroscopy, to instrumentation, and more. Club Members can register for free here. Observing [Read More…]

CCAS Members Only: Star Gazing Party ONLINE May 23

May 5, 2020 admin 0

We’re going to stargaze right from home! 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 the group! If your scope is outfitted with astrophotography equipment, you’re welcome to share your images [Read More…]

Favorite Astronomy Movies of All Time

April 24, 2020 admin 0

Occasionally, CCAS will host a “Movie Night” and show an astronomy-related movie or film for our members instead of having a guest speaker. Over the years, we’ve collected quite a collection of good titles. Here’s some from our list that you might enjoy watching yourself at home: 2001 Space Odyssey [Read More…]

CCAS Members Only: Star Gazing Party ONLINE April 25th

April 19, 2020 admin 0

We’re going to stargaze right from home! All you need is your telescope or binoculars and an internet connection to  join us! If you’re already outfitted with astrophotography equipment, you’re welcome to  share your images as you take them as well.  This is going to be a fun opportunity for [Read More…]

Learning about Comets!

April 12, 2020 admin 0

Why do we study comets? They are small objects that allow us to study the outer solar system and deep space without actually having to go there, because they conveniently bring in material to us as they pass the sun. We can see comets with telescopes, binoculars, and sometimes even [Read More…]