Dancing Deer Ranch 17 Apr 2010: We had a small group of 7 people Â and 2 telescopes. Just a nice small informal group. We had a retired physicist who is a new member to the club along with one of Peter’s staff who live on the grounds. Along with [Read More…]
As a CCAS member, you can borrow quality club telescopes for free, have the opportunity to participate in astronomical events, be exposed to fascinating topics and occasional guest speakers, and get a reduced subscription rate to popular astronomy magazines. No previous experience required! If you’re fascinated by the stars as [Read More…]
Celestial Observer Newsletter: November 2009 You’ll find monthly sky highlights, new meeting location information, and more in our monthly newsletter. Click here to view the pdf, or right-click (PC)/control-click (Mac) the link to download the file to your computer. Adobe Reader is required: Download the free software.
This is a neat presentation of the March 2005 teleconference on the Hubble Top 10. It comes bundled with a power point presentation, MP3 audio, and PDF written transcripts. Be sure to download all three before you get started. Best enjoyed with a bowl of popcorn. You can play the [Read More…]
Astronomy Beat #34 What If the Earth Had a Backwards-Orbiting Moon: The Art and Science of “What If?” Questions (PDF, 692 KB) by Neil F. Comins (University of Maine) Click on the link above to view the pdf, or right-click (PC)/control-click (Mac) the link to download the file to your [Read More…]
Dr. Laurance Doyle from the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute and Dr. John Keller from Cal Poly discuss the possibility of life on other planets. You can click PLAY on the audio player below or download the MP3 file. Download the MP3 file here.
Astronomy Beat #33 The Discovery of the First Gravitational Lenses (PDF, 1.3 MB)by Ray Weymann (Staff Member Emeritus, Carnegie Observatories) 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. Adobe Reader is required to view Astronomy Beat. [Read More…]