Star Parties

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 the rest

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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

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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