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Julian Starfest 2009

August 25, 2009 by  
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August 20-23, 2009 was the 2nd annual Julian Starfest at the Menghini Winery in the small mountain town of Julian, CA – and the MBS Astronomy Club set up to camp all four days.

Blue Sky Meadow Outreach, July 6th, 13th and 20th, 2009

July 22, 2009 by  
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During the month of July, Team MBS participated at an astronomy outreach at Blue Sky Meadow, a camp used by the Los Angeles School District.  This camp is nestled in the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, just a couple of miles from Onyx Summit at a little over 8000ft. Every year, Team MBS participates in a couple dozen […]

Afton Canyon Campground

June 4, 2009 by  
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Camping at Afton Canyon Campground was great (April 26, 2009). It’s about 30 miles northeast of Barstow right off the 15 freeway.  It was super easy to find and get to. You pretty much take one turn off of the 15 and drive about 15 minutes and run right into the campground. Afton has been called […]

Astro Trip – April 24-26 2009

April 22, 2009 by  
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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  
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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 […]

Can You see the stars from where you are?

March 9, 2009 by  
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One night from March 16-28, 2009, take part in this international event to observe the nighttime sky and learn more about light pollution around the world.

Camping Trip to Lake Isabella and Joshua Tree

November 30, 2008 by  
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  We were trying to chase the clear skies. We’d planned to camp at Joshua Tree all weekend (Thursday – Sunday, the first weekend in December, 2007) but the forecast called for rain. So we dropped down to plan B and drove up to Lake Isabella, Kern County, CA. They had clear skies. We arrived […]