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AstroImagers Meeting
 Monthly meeting of the AstroImagers group 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.
Private Outreach - Girl Scout Troop 103
 Event: Girl Scout Troop 103
Date: Friday, 5/3/2019
Viewing at 8:45 PM, Sunset at 7:37 PM

Place: Girl Scout Troop 103
Address: 5900 Cathy Ave; Cypress
Location: 33°48’46"N, 118°01’53"W

Directions: Take CA-55 South to CA-22 West/ Garden Grove Fwy. 12 mi. Take Exit 5 for Valley View St towards Bolsa Chica Rd/ I-405 S. Use Right 2 lanes, turn Right onto Valley View St., 2.5 mi. Turn Left onto Cathy Ave. and make an immediate Right onto Kristen St. The school will be straight ahead.

Beginner’s Class
 7:30:00 PM - 9:30:00 PM The 3rd session of the Beginners Astronomy Class covers different ways of finding what’s up in the night sky. Special topic is learning the constellations. 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". Download the sample information package. Free and open to the public as well as members of OCA. Note: All who attend are invited to one of our monthly OC star parties as our guest. More
New Moon
Private star party – Anza
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.
OCA Board Meeting
 The regular meeting of the OCA Board is at 11:00 a.m. in the conference room at The Urban Workshop 365 Clinton St A, Costa Mesa, CA 92626. There’s limited parking in the lot but plenty on the street.

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

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

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

Refreshments: will be available (coffee, donuts, soft drinks, etc.).
1st Qtr Moon
Full Moon
Last Qtr Moon

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