Sat. May 11, 8:00 – 10:00 pm at the Moorpark College Observatory. Watch a PowerPoint on what’s up then marvel at what’s up through the best telescopes in Ventura County.  For ages 6 and up. 7075 Campus Rd. Free Parking and Admission. 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm Moorpark College Observatory 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark   Get Citizensjournal.us […]

Ventura County Astronomical Society         Fri, May 17, 7:15-9 pm “The Universe in InfraRed.” Scientist Gary Bostrup, of Rockwell International, will show us our universe in InfraRed through sensors he helped design now found in many space-based telescopes like Hubble, and in many observatories on the ground.  Moorpark College Forum, 7075 campus Dr. Admission and parking […]

Ventura County Astronomical Society | Apollo 11 Voyage 50th Anniversary Star Party – Moorpark College Observatory Saturday, July 20th VCAS concentrates all it’s efforts on our annual Open House.  We demonstrate how a telescope is set up while it’s still daylight, then wait for nightfall and the real show.  What is the real Show? It’s […]

Ventura County Astronomical Society         In Recognition of the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage VCAS Celebrates the Women of Astronomy in 2020: “10 Ways You Can Contribute to Cutting Edge Astronomy Research” Dr. Christine Corbett-Moran of JPL will show us how we can be a part of ground-breaking astronomy research from our smart […]

National Association of Scholars Fixing Science Conference         Especially if you are interested in science and public policy, you should check out the upcoming Fixing Science Conference at the Independent Institute in Oakland Feb. 7–8. The conference description is here: https://www.nas.org/blogs/event/fixing-science-practical-solutions-for-the-irreproducibility-crisis Fixing Science: Practical Solutions for the Irreproducibility Crisis. (If you’re not […]