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Important Dates

General Meeting: September 18

Anza: September 12

Black Star: September 5

Upcoming Events

September 4 (Fri) at 7:30 PM : Beginners Astronomy Class

September 5 (Sat) at 6:00 PM : Private star party-Black Star Canyon

September 8 (Tue) at 7:00 PM : Private meeting - AstroImagers SIG

September 11 (Fri) at 7:30 PM : NEW DATE - Private mtg - Astrophysics SIG

September 12 (Sat) at 6:00 PM : Explore the Stars

September 12 (Sat) at 6:00 PM : Private Star Party - Anza

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

Date: 09/18/2015

Speaker: Dr. Dave Doody from Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Subject: The 20-year Cassini Mission and its Grand Finale in 2017

"What's Up?": Don McClelland


The August 2015 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: August 10, 2015 2:35AM PDT

Saturday Aug 8th BSC star party Recap
Steve & Bonnie Short |
The last Summer BSC star party was warm & clear with 23 cars and around 40 people attending.

Saturday Aug 8th Black Star Canyon star party
Steve & Bonnie Short |
Looks like we should have another amazing BSC star party under dark night skies with warm weather.

Starbeque postponed to August Star Party!!!
Alan Smallbone |
Our annual Starbeque has been postponed to the August 15, 2015 Anza star party due to weather.

Saturday July 11th BSC star party Recap
Steve & Bonnie Short |
We had 28 cars come out on a warm summer night. 48 people had a great time and we even saw the Milky Way after 11 pm.

Saturday July 11th Black Star Canyon star party
Steve & Bonnie Short |
The mid summer July BSC star party should be warm and fun!

Saturday June 20th BSC star party Recap
Steve & Bonnie Short |
What a nice warm summer time star party with clear skies!!!

Saturday June 20th Black Star Canyon star party
Steve & Bonnie Short |
Should be a nice Venus, Jupiter, Moon conjuction along with all the fun Summer objects under a clear, dark, warm sky.

CANCELLED - Saturday May 9th BSC star party
Steve & Bonnie Short |
Sorry folks but the cloudy skies just don't seem to want to clear so I am cancelling tonight's 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 May 9th Black Star Canyon star party
Steve & Bonnie Short |
Lets hope the rain & clouds pass so it is clear this Saturday.

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