Northern Lights Live Camera Views!

April 29, 2020 admin 0

This is a live cam located Churchill, Manitoba, directly underneath the aurora oval (one of the best places on earth to watch the aurora borealis!) This spectacular atmospheric phenomenon is known as the Northern Lights. Late winter and early spring are the best times so be sure to stop in [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…]

Lyrids Meteor Shower Reminder!

April 2, 2020 admin 0

Don’t forget about the upcoming meteor shower! The moon’s minimal (yay!) and you don’t even need a telescope – just go outside and look up! Try to find a space away from city lights, and enjoy it with a friend. Here are some resources: EarthSky Wiki