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Important Dates

General Meeting: August 8

Anza: August 23

Black Star: August 23

Upcoming Events

July 31 (Thu) at 9:00 PM : Public Outreach - Shipley Nature Center

August 1 (Fri) at 7:30 PM : Beginners Astronomy Class - Astroimaging

August 8 (Fri) at 7:30 PM : OCA General Meeting

August 9 (Sat) at 9:00 PM : Private Outreach - Fountain Valley Rec Center

August 9 (Sat) at 1:00 PM : Public Outreach - Nix Nature Center

August 12 (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: 08/08/2014

Speaker: Dr. Jocelyn Read from CSUF

Subject: Dense matter and gravitational waves: Listening to the symphony of space-time

"What's Up?": Chris Butler


The July 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: July 20, 2014 2:35AM PDT

07/19/2014 BSC star party Recap
Steve & Bonnie Short |
Warm but we were clouded over quickly.

Saturday July 19th Black Star Canyon star party
Steve & Bonnie Short |
Mid summer BSC star party might be warm enough to wear just a t-shirt all night.

06/21/2014 BSC star party Recap
Steve & Bonnie Short |
We had 29 cars show up for a nice warm summer star party. Lot's of 1st timers.

Saturday June 21st Black Star Canyon star party
Steve & Bonnie Short |
Hoping for a warm June star party with clear night sky!!!

Tonights May 24th BSC star party is cancelled
Steve & Bonnie Short |
Too bad we have a sky completely clouded over so the star party had to be cancelled.

Saturday May 24th Black Star Canyon star party
Steve & Bonnie Short |
Should be a good star party with dark sky and warm weather...if the clouds clear up as they usually do.

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 ...

04/26/2014 BSC star party Recap
Steve & Bonnie Short |
We had about 50 people come to the star party in 28 cars. Night sky was pretty clear and seeing was good.

Saturday April 26th Black Star Canyon star party
Steve & Bonnie Short |
Lets hope the weather clears and we can hold another great star party nearby. Nice to have Saturn, Jupiter and Mars visible in the early evening.

03/29/2014 BSC star party Recap
Steve & Bonnie Short |
Cloudy but had 8 cars come out and we managed to see a number of objects.

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