Image of the Moon by David Majors

Free Online Tour of the Moon

August 9, 2020 admin4 0

Join CCAS Officer, Lee Coombs as he presents a tour of the Moon. He will discuss its formation and terrain while diving deep into the features that one can observe starting with the 5 day Moon, and ending with the 11 day Moon. This will include features that one can [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…]

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…]