For C.C.A.S. members who own a telescope or plan to use or purchase one in the near future!

WHAT:  Discussions and examples will include:

  • Types of telescopes w/advantages and disadvantages of each.
  • Telescope mountings and how they are used.
  • Types of eyepieces and how to select them.
  • Importance of eye relief, exit pupil, field of view, and useful powers.
  • Useful accessories such as finders, barlow lenses, filters, etc.
  • Resources for finding your way around the night sky and locating objects of interest.

WHEN: Friday, May 13 or Saturday, May 14 at 7:00 pm.

WHERE: At a private observatory in Atascadero.

If you are interested in attending one of the two workshops, contact Lee Coombs at (805) 466-2788 or by e-mail at and specify which session you would prefer to attend or if either would work out for you.

This is a first-come, first-served event so reserve your spot right away as space is very limited.

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