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PSA for VCAS – Free Astronomy Talk with Dr. Christine Corbett – Friday, January 24th, 2020

PSA for VCAS – Free Astronomy Talk with Dr. Christine Corbett – Friday,  January 24th, 2020

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 phones and notebooks.  Friday, January 24th at 7:15 pm. […]

Ventura County Astronomical Society Holiday Message

Ventura County Astronomical Society Holiday Message

To all VCAS Members and Friends: I want to make this brief since the Holidays are Nigh 🌠 2019 was an astronomical year for VCAS. Public Participation and donations were at an all time high due to our theme for 2019: 50 Years Since Apollo 11. Before I announce our theme for 2020 let me give […]

2019 Ventura County Astronomical Society Holiday Banquet

2019 Ventura County Astronomical Society Holiday Banquet

Saturday, December 7th from 6 – 9:30 pm Cisco’s Restaurant [See attached Map] 1712 East Avenida De Los Arboles Its right off the 23 Freeway in Thousand Oaks   From the 23 Freeway go East on Avenida De Los Arboles Take a Right at the 1st light [you’ll see the DMV] Then take another Right and go […]

PSA for VCAS- Free Astronomy Talk – Friday, November 15th, 2019

PSA for VCAS- Free Astronomy Talk – Friday, November 15th, 2019

“The Center of the Milky Way” Dr Anna Ciurlo of UCLA will unravel the mysteries of how the Black Hole at the center of our galaxy affects life on Earth.  Moorpark College Forum, 7075 Campus Dr. Admission and Parking free (a $2 donation is appreciated) visit www.vcas.org PSA for VCAS – Free Astronomy Talk – Friday, […]

PSA for VCAS –Last Star Party of 2019 – Sat October 19th, 2019

PSA for VCAS –Last Star Party of 2019 – Sat October 19th, 2019

The Last Star Party of 2019 Saturday, October 19th from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Moorpark College Observatory. Telescopes will be set up on variety of objects.  Please arrive early to reserve you place to go up into the dome.  Free admission and parking. [a $2 donation is appreciated].  7075 Campus Rd. Moorpark. FMI www.vcas.org   PSA for VCAS – […]

Ventura County Astronomical Society Review, Opportunity, and Upcoming Events

Ventura County Astronomical Society Review, Opportunity, and Upcoming Events

  Upcoming events to all VCAS Members and Friends [1] Last night VCAS Equipment Chair Person Dennis Willett gave the most comprehensive talk on asteroids I’ve ever witnessed.  Though not overwhelming, his delivery was smooth and the material was well paced.  It was like attending a mini seminar! So those of you who missed it because […]

Moorpark | Full Moon Star Party A Family Event for Ages 6 and Up Saturday

Moorpark | Full Moon Star Party A Family Event for Ages 6 and Up  Saturday

Ventura County Astronomical Society Presents Full Moon Star Party A Family Event for Ages 6 and Up Saturday, September 14th from 8:00 to 10:00 pm Charles Temple Observatory at Moorpark College Learn how to take a picture through a telescope of Earth’s Little Sister using your own smartphone. Telescopes will be set up on other […]

Ventura County Astronomical Society Free Astronomy Talk – Friday, September 20, 2019

Ventura County Astronomical Society Free Astronomy Talk – Friday, September 20, 2019

Friday, September 20, 2019  Asteroids… Bombs and Bread from the Heavens. There are over 800,000 asteroids near Earth; some on a direct collision course. Dennis Willett will talk about how asteroids have contributed to life and death on our planet, how we might protect ourselves, and eventually exploit these “menaces” for their minerals. Free to […]

Ventura County Astronomical Society Opportunity – Fall James Webb Space Telescope Tours Announcement

Ventura County Astronomical Society Opportunity –  Fall James Webb Space Telescope Tours Announcement

The JWST telescope has been mated to the bus and sunshield.  Our visitors on Tour 21, 2019-08-26, were among the first to see the magnificent result. This is to announce that VCAS Fall 2019 Tours to the James Webb Space Telescope are now open for signups. These tours are scheduled for Mondays with arrival for visitors requested by 09:00 or 10:00, depending on the tour date, […]

Free Full Moon Star Party – Saturday, September 14th, 2019

Free Full Moon Star Party – Saturday,  September 14th, 2019

Free Full Moon Star Party Saturday, September 14th from 8:00 to 10:00 pm at the Moorpark College Observatory. Learn how to take a picture though a telescope of Earth’s Little Sister using your own smartphone. Telescopes will be set up on other objects too.  Free admission and parking. [a $2 donation is appreciated].  7075 Campus Rd. Moorpark. FMI www.facebook.com/VCAS.Astronomy/ PSA […]

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