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Kuhn Reservation
 Rick Wasson has reserved the Kuhn telescope and the club observatory.
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Last Qtr Moon
 3rd Quarter Moon
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Labor Day
 
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AstroImagers SIG Monthly Meeting
 6:30:00 AM - 8:30:00 AM Monthly meeting of the AstroImagers group which meets at: The Urban Workshop 365-A Clinton Street Costa Mesa, CA 92626 It is located on Clinton Street (off Red Hill), which is on the southwest corner of the Orange County Airport. (See map). When entering the lobby, turn right and go to the end of the hall. All OCA members and prospective members interested in imaging, or just seeing images and finding out how it’s done are invited to attend. This very active group includes all levels of imagers, from beginners through experts in CCD, video and film astrophotography.
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Kuhn Reservation
 Trey McGriff has reserved the Kuhn telescope and the club observatory.
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Beginner’s Class
 7:30:00 PM - 9:30:00 PM The first session of the Beginners Astronomy Class gives a general overview of all of the different objects you can see in the night sky, with some history and information about what they are and their significance. The Beginners Astronomy Class is held at the Heritage Museum of Orange County in Santa Ana. For details, please see the webpage on the Beginners Class, under "About OCA" and "Special Interest Groups". Free and open to the public as well as members of OCA. Note: All people who attend will be invited to visit one of our monthly star parties at Black Star Canyon. More
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Private Outreach - Los Alamitos Elementary Campout
 Event: Los Alamitos Elementary Campout
Date: Friday, 9/7/2018
Viewing at 8:15 PM, Sunset at 7:13 PM

Place: Los Alamitos Elementary Campout
Address: 10862 Bloomfield St.; Los Alamitos
Location: 33°48’21"N, 118°03’43"W

Directions: Take CA-91 West. Take the Valley View exit. Turn left onto Valley View from the exit ramp; go 3.0 mi. Turn right onto Ball Rd. go 2.0 mi. Turn left onto Bloomfield St and go 0.8 mi.
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Private star party - Anza
 
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Kuhn Reservation
 Rick Wasson has reserved the Kuhn telescope and the club observatory.
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Rosh Hashanah begins
 
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New Moon
 
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Private Outreach - Laguna Woods
 Event: Laguna Woods Astronomy Club
Date: Tuesday, 9/11/2018
Viewing at 8:15 PM, Sunset at 7:06 PM

Place: Held at Clubhouse 5
Address: 24262 Punta Alta; Laguna Woods
Location: 33°36’30"N, 117°44’54"W

Directions: Take CA-55 to I-5 South. Merge onto I-5 South; go 11.9 mi to the El Toro Rd exit. Merge onto Paseo de Valencia; go 0.2 mi. Turn right onto El Toro Rd and go 2.1 mi to Calle Corta. Turn right on Calle Corta into Gate 9. Turn right at Avenida Sosiega; go 0.2 mi. Turn left at Monte Hermoso; go 0.3 mi. Turn right at Punta Alta, Clubhouse 5 is on the right.
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OCA General Meeting
 

Meetings are FREE and open to the public, and are held at Chapman University

Agenda:
Club Announcements
Whats Up: See Announcement on Home Page.
Main speaker: See announcement on Home Page
break
Library: Members can check out books from our extensive collection.

Refreshments: will be available (coffee, donuts, soft drinks, etc.).
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Kuhn Reservation
 Pat Knoll has reserved the Kuhn telescope and the club observatory.
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Private Star Party - Orange County
 Monthly Star Party in the OC Parks Open space (Location may vary), open to OCA Members and their guests only. NOTE: The actual time the gate opens may be different from what is shown above. The Orange County star parties generally begin with the opening of the gate about 30 minutes before sundown and close at midnight. Please contact Steve Mizera, the Star Party Coordinator, at mizeras@cox.net for details, and to be put on the OC Star Party mailing list.
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1st Qtr Moon
 1st Quarter Moon
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Yom Kippur begins
 
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Private meeting-Astropysics SIG
 Our Astrophysics group meets to discuss and learn about how the universe works as a seminar group that bases its discussions on topics of interest introduced by the participants and the videos that are shown during the meetings on different aspects of astrophysics. The meetings are held in the classroom at the Heritage Museum of Orange County, located at 3101 W. Harvard Ave., Santa Ana. The museum is located about a half-block west of Fairview; Harvard is about two miles north of the 405 Fwy, between Warner and Edinger. The driveway is at the western end of the museum property; follow it around to the back of the property to the parking area; the classroom faces the parking area. All members are welcome - come join us for a stimulating evening!
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Autumn Equinox
 
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NEW TIME - OCA Board Meeting
 The regular meeting of the OCA Board has been moved to 11:00 a.m. in the meeting room at The Village on 17, 1505 E. 17th St., Santa Ana, CA 92705. There’s parking in the lot behind the building.

All members are welcome to attend, but please contact our Secretary, Alan Smallbone, in advance to let him know you will be attending.
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Full Moon
 Full Moon







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