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The High Frontier: The Untold Story of Gerard K. O’Neill

The High Frontier: The Untold Story of Gerard K. O’Neill

Presented by Ventura County Astronomical Society and Orange County Astronomers In 1977 Dr. Gerard K. O’Neill wrote the book The High Frontier: Human Colonies in Space, which sparked an enormous grassroots movement to build Earth-like habitats in space. Documentary Filmmaker Will Henry talks about his love for space science and why he devoted 3 years […]

Watch | 39 Seconds at 29 Palms: An Evening of Stars at “The Sky’s The Limit Observatory”

Watch | 39 Seconds at 29 Palms: An Evening of Stars at “The Sky’s The Limit Observatory”

Last Year Brian Ginn produced 2 amazing videos of Comet NEOWISE. He’s done it again. This video doesn’t have a comet but it’s a delightful Time Lapse of the Sky’s the Limit Observatory at Twenty-Nine Palms. Todd Mitchell edited the video and added the music (public domain).   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryTiRiJdVAA  Keith Salvas, President and Publicity […]

“The High Frontier” Live Premiere and Release

“The High Frontier” Live Premiere and Release

“The High Frontier: The Untold Story of Gerard K. O’Neill” tells the untold story of Dr. Gerard K. O’Neill who in 1977 wrote the book, The High Frontier: Human Colonies in Space, which sparked a grassroots movement to build Earth-like habitats in space in order to solve Earth’s greatest crises. The film is told through […]

Hal Jandorf, Professor of Astronomy Talks About His Love of Astronomy

Hal Jandorf, Professor of Astronomy Talks About His Love of Astronomy

Hal Jandorf, Professor of Astronomy at Moorpark and Valley Colleges, and long-time member of the Ventura County Astronomical Society, reminisces about his years in astronomy from his childhood to the present. Join VCAS and OCA as we present Professor Hal Jandorf via ZOOM  Click Here to Join (Click @ 8:25 pm on Friday 15 January) Celebrating […]

From the Ventura County Astronomical Society – A Highlight in the Sky

From the Ventura County Astronomical Society – A Highlight in the Sky

If I were given the choice to remember only 1 thing from 2020 it would be Comet NEOWISE. What’s your choice? Watch Comet NEOWISE Wag it’s tail https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEvFfoBPp40 Watch Comet NEOWISE Wave goodbye https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFFnSYCQn_U&pbjreload=101 Special thanks to Brian Ginn of Thousand Oaks for making these wonderful movies Special thanks to Todd Mitchell for adding the VCAS […]

The Christmas Star – Monday December 21st Humanity will enjoy a rare treat!

The Christmas Star – Monday December 21st Humanity will enjoy a rare treat!

On the evening of Monday December 21st Humanity will enjoy a rare treat, one that hasn’t been seen for 800 years, a Christmas Star. What makes it a Christmas Star is that it happens so close to December 25th. But it isn’t a star at all, it’s two planets, Jupiter and Saturn. We see the […]

PSA for Ventura County Astronomical Society  – Free Astronomy Membership

PSA for Ventura County Astronomical Society  – Free Astronomy Membership

Ventura County Astronomical Society is offering FREE TRIAL MEMBERSHIP during the pandemic. No Obligation. Email [email protected]  to sign up or learn more. Tell us you read about this in the Citizens Journal. PSA for VCAS – Free Astronomy Membership Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing – DONATE

Ventura County Astronomical Society | 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage VCAS Celebrates the Women of Astronomy

Ventura County Astronomical Society |  100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage VCAS Celebrates the Women of Astronomy

You’ll be amazed to learn that some of the Women on the list were Firsts: Making discoveries and observations long before their male counterparts. And this is only a prtial list. https://www.vcas.org/copy-of-more  Annie Jump Cannon, was an American astronomer whose cataloging work was instrumental in the development of contemporary stellar classification. Wikipedia Born: December 11, 1863, Dover, […]

Small Talks and Big Bangs | Ventura County Astronomical Society Spotlight on Highschool Astronomer Saanvi Athola

Small Talks and Big Bangs | Ventura County Astronomical Society Spotlight on Highschool Astronomer Saanvi Athola

High Schooler Saanvi Athola has just released a new 6-minute video on the Hubble Space Scope. In 2019 Saavi sought to create an astronomy club for teens in Westlake. Bravo! Sadly, the COVID pandemic has slowed that down. But not her energy! Saanvi switched to YouTube. Now she has 2 smartly produced Video Shorts that […]

Watch Comet NEOWISE Wave Goodbye – See you in 6,800 years!

Watch Comet NEOWISE Wave Goodbye – See you in 6,800 years!

Another excellent Time-Lapse video by Brian Ginn of Thousand Oaks  Creator/Author: Brian Ginn For more viewing tips write to: [email protected] For more VCAS clubmember photos goto: https://www.vcas.org/gallery Visit VCAS on Facebook  Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing – DONATE

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