It’s the 50th anniversary of humans walking on the Moon! Let’s Celebrate… Open House!


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 the 50th anniversary of humans walking on the Moon.  

We want lots of volunteers to help us relive those moments 50 years ago to the day. If you want to join us, visit our Facebook page and send us a message

As an added bonus: Hal Jandorf will show people how to photograph the Milky Way through the Observatory’s 6-inch Takahashi by putting their smart phone up to the eyepiece.  A precursor to the talk in August AND…

….Check in again on our page for more details on our 50th anniversary moon walk celebration and please: Keep looking Up

Ventura County Astronomical Society's photo.
Our next Speaker meeting at the forum is Friday, August 16th. Dr. Louis Abramson, a Carnegie-Princeton Fellow will show us “What the Milky Way Looks Like.” 

Ventura County Astronomical Society | Founded on June 17, 1977 VCAS is dedicated to helping stargazers of all ages learn more about the joys of amateur astronomy through events, monthly meetings, star parties and community outreach. VCAS is a non-profit community based organization located in Ventura County, California. It is dedicated to spreading the excitement and wonder of astronomy and the space sciences.


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