Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Astro Trip – April 24-26 2009

April 22, 2009 by  
Filed under Astro Trips, Events, News

For those that may be interested there is an asto trip planned for this weekend (April 24-26 2009).  Right now it looks like we are going to the Afton Campground near Barstow. Yes it may be super windy, but we will hope for the best as we usually do.  At worst we can work on […]

Casper Park Outreach April 18, 2009

April 20, 2009 by  
Filed under News, Outreaches

M57 Ring Nebula Saturday night we did an outreach for a couple of Girl Scout troops at Caspers Park in Orange County, CA. The girls were excited to view, but we had to explain it needed to get dark before we could show them anything exciting. Most volunteers were still setting up when lines began to form […]

April 2009 Cloudy Nights Challenge

April 3, 2009 by  
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Each month there is a contest for the best image of a bright object and dark sky object (DSO) on the Cloudy Nights Forum. You post your image (according to the rules) and the images get voted on. This is a good resource to see what others are photographing and how there processing comes out. […]

April 22, 2009 – Lyrid Meteor Shower

April 1, 2009 by  
Filed under Don't Miss This!

On April 22, 2009 the Lyrid Meteor Shower will be at it’s best. The radiant (point where the meteors seem to come from will be between the constalations Hercules and Lyra. Expect to see 10-20 meteors per hour in darker skies. To best view the show just look straight up while reclining in a chair. […]