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Greg Eckes

ASTRONOMY OBSERVING CLASS

LEARN THE NIGHT SKY THROUGH PERSONAL OBSERVATIONS

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WHO: This class is designed for the beginning to advanced astronomy enthusiast that want to sharpen there observing skills and knowledge.

How Many: The class will only be offered if we have 10 people enrolled. Register you enrollment by clicking the link. Book it here.Read the rest

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Greg Eckes

Solar System Extravaganza

If you want to solve the water problem in California, just schedule a star party. Fortunately the weather looks good for Saturday night. The weather report says that it will be mostly clear.

The theme for Saturday night is our solar system. Mercury, Venus, Jupiter and Saturn will all be visible.… Read the rest

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Greg Eckes

Astronomy Day in the Times Delta

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Butch Demmers

Public Stargazing at the Arthur Pursell Observatory

Join the Tulare Astronomical Association (TAA) on January 24, 2015 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm for an evening of public stargazing.  The event will include a short program on astronomical objects of interest, a tour of the brighter constellations, and viewing through TAA’s 12″ Astrola reflecting telescope (inside the observatory dome), and other member telescopes.… Read the rest

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Greg Eckes

Astronomy Class

The Tulare Astronomical Association

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This class will be presented on six wednesday nights.  Jan 22, 29, Feb 12,19, 26, Mar 12.

This class is intended to teach the basics of astronomy. Each class will have two parts. The inside presentation and the outside viewing of the constellations, stars, moon and planets.… Read the rest

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Butch Demmers

January Reminders

Hi everyone!  Hope you are all planning for a wonderful holiday season loaded with food, fun, friends and family.  I just wanted to take a quick moment to remind our members that club dues are due at out January meeting.  Please come prepared to make your payment, as your dues help our club grow and meet out monthly expenses.  … Read the rest

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Friday – Pena planetarium, come one-come all, weather permitting, of course.

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Butch Demmers

A word about Dry Creek

For all those planning to go out on the 8th, I don’ think mosquitoes will be a huge problem.  Mark and I were out last weekend (I in shorts and T-shirt) and weren’t really bothered by them.  The gnats are a nuisance, but they don’t bite!!  Come prepared for the mosquitoes though…better safe than sorry.… Read the rest

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Greg Eckes

Star Party in San Simeon

Last weekends star party in San Simeon was a lot of fun. More fun than actual observing.… Read the rest

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TAA Observing Events This Weekend!

There are two chances this weekend to get under the stars with the Tulare Astronomical Association. On Friday, March 23, we’ll be at the Pena Planetarium to show off the planets and brighter objects in Visalia, then on Saturday, March 24, we’ll be at Dry Creek Land Preserve for a dark-sky star party with the Sequoia Riverlands Trust.… Read the rest

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