Back in December, the Tulare Astronomy Association donated a telescope to the Tulare County Library. The TAA won the scope in a national contest sponsored by the Astronomical League . The AL has a program called the Library Telescope Program. In short, the AL asks telescope manufactures to donate telescopes and eyepieces for the program. Astronomy clubs across the United States are encouraged to participate in the Library Telescope Program and to file an application.… Read the rest
Tulare Astronomical Association
“Sharing the Universe With the Valley for 50 Years”
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Tomorrow night’s star party March 4, 2017, is canceled due to poor seeing conditions. Our next star party will be on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Please put this date on your calendar and make plans to attend. We will be looking at the best of the spring sky objects.… Read the rest
The public star party scheduled for Saturday night Feb 18, 2017 is canceled. The sky is supposed to be 70-90% cloud covered.… Read the rest
The December TAA meeting will feature NASA Solar System Ambassador, Rich Manley. He will talk about the space program and how it has affected our daily lives. He will show some of the products and technologies that were developed by NASA to make the spacecraft lighter, safer, smarter.
Rich Manley has an interesting background.… Read the rest
LEARN THE NIGHT SKY THROUGH PERSONAL OBSERVATIONS
WHO: This class is designed for the beginning to advanced astronomy enthusiast that want to sharpen there observing skills and knowledge.