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Important Dates

General Meeting: December 12

Anza: December 20

Black Star: December 13

Upcoming Events

December 5 (Fri) at 7:30 PM : How to Use Your Telescope class

December 9 (Tue) at 7:00 PM : Private Outreach - Wagon Wheel Elementary

December 9 (Tue) at 7:00 PM : Private meeting - AstroImagers SIG

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Next General Meeting (all general meetings are free and open to public)

Date: 11/14/2014

Speaker: Evan Kirby from Caltech

Subject: An Archaeological Road Trip with the Keck Telescopes

"What's Up?": Chris Butler


The November 2014 issue of the Sirius Astronomer is now available to members (log in required).

Back issues are available to all without a log in.

LAST UPDATE: November 23, 2014 11:49PM PDT

Tragic Days for Space Travel
Matthew Sandoval |
Recently, there were two tragic accidents in spaceflight that have spurred up questions on the true intentions of these missions. Some people have made uneducated assumptions about these missions that have led to large social media debates. Here I will address some of these misconceptions and give answers to some of the questions that have been brought up due to these tragic events.

11/22/2014 BSC star party Recap
Steve & Bonnie Short |
We had 16 cars and 25 people show up at the BSC star party.

How To Use Your New Telescope Class
Admin |
Do you have a new telescope? Do you have a telescope sitting around that you’ve never quite learned how to use? Come to the Orange County Astronomers' free class on how to ...

Saturday November 22nd Black Star Canyon star party
Steve & Bonnie Short |
Not sure we will have clear night skies this Saturday, but with a new Moon, it will be dark.

Barbara Toy |
The November meeting of the AstroImage SIG, set on 11/11/14, has been cancelled because we were just notified that the Digital Media Center where it meets is closed for Veterans Day. The next meeting is 12/9/14 - we hope to see you then!

The Universe and I
Matthew Sandoval |
A demonstration of how we as humans are intrinsically bound to the cosmos.

10/18/14 BSC star party Recap
Steve & Bonnie Short |
We had 25 cars come out for a great clear night star party.

Saturday October 18th Black Star canyon star party
Steve & Bonnie Short |
It is still warm and the sky should clear so come on out the the nearby BSC star party this Saturday evening.

Pulsating and Erupting Variable Stars
Matthew Sandoval |
A compare and contrasting essay on pulsating and erupting variable stars.

Nebulae -- Stellar Nurseries
Matthew Sandoval |
A summarization of the many different types of nebulae.

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