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No-Go Status for Star Gazing

January 19, 2010 admin 0

Sadly, the weather got in the way of our night under the starry skies! We highly suggest joining our email list, where you’ll get the latest information on whether a star party is a GO or NO-GO depending on weather conditions.

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Go Status for Star Gazing

January 19, 2010 admin 0

Are you ready for Saturday’s STAR GAZING event? We’ll be at the Santa Margarita KOA at sunset – come join us for this once-a-month free public event under the night skies!

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Dancing Deer Ranch Star Party

January 17, 2010 admin 0

April 17, 2010 at Sunset CCAS Members are invited to a private star party just for CCAS members at an 80-acre ranch in Templeton, Dancing Deer Ranch, owned by retired professor Peter Huber (who is also an amateur astronomer). The ranch is an eco-friendly retreat center available to CCAS free [Read More…]

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Radio Astronomy

January 11, 2010 admin 0

Here’s a brief movie highlighting the Science and Technology behind NRAO’s instruments: the Very Large Array (VLA) and its expansion (EVLA); the Green Bank Telescope (GBT); the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA); and the Atacama Large Millimeter-wave Array (ALMA). Read more here.

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Speaking for Astronomy: Harder Than It Looks

January 11, 2010 admin 0

Astronomy Beat #40 Speaking for Astronomy: Harder Than It Looks (PDF, 1 MB) by Bruce Margon (University of California, Santa Cruz) 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.

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Dark Matter: A Talk with Vera Rubin

December 28, 2009 admin 0

Astronomy Beat #39 Dark Matter: A Talk with Vera Rubin (PDF, 650 KB) by Douglas Isbell and Stephen Strom 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.