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VCAS~Amazing Video of Comet NEOWISE. Watch it Wag Its Tail!

VCAS~Amazing Video of Comet NEOWISE. Watch it Wag Its Tail!

This great video has been provided by Ventura County Astronomical Society.  TO SEE COMET NEOWISE MORNINGS till July 13th: look to the Northeast sky starting about 4 am until a little before sunrise. This will be the best viewing. EVENINGS after July 14th: Look to the Northwest sky a little after sunset. You might need […]

Comets Foretell Doom? The Historical Record

Comets Foretell Doom?   The Historical Record

    By Keith Salvas There might be a chance that the appearance of a comet really does sometimes foretell a worldwide disaster!   The ancients may have been right about that! The History Throughout recorded history, it is really consistent. every reference to a comet always inspired fear in the people, and afterwards, some sort […]

VCAS – Saanvi has Started a New Astronomy YouTube Channel – Check it out

VCAS – Saanvi has Started a New Astronomy YouTube Channel – Check it out

Keith Salvas of the Ventura County Astronomical Society announced Saanvi, a junior high school stundent in Westlake, wanted to start an Astronomy Club during the Coronavirus shut down. She decided to start a YouTube Channel. “Small Talks & Big Bangs“ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUX6LPRVQiY Please watch her first video, it’s really good. Give her a thumbs up if […]

Free Astronomy Talk Featuring Dennis Willett on The Mystery Behind Double Stars – Friday, March 20th

Free Astronomy Talk Featuring Dennis Willett on The Mystery Behind Double Stars – Friday, March 20th

The Mystery Behind Double Stars: Aerospace Engineer Dennis Willett will talk about Double Stars and how cutting-edge science can tease information from them about Exoplanets and even Super Massive Black Holes. Free Parking and Admission. Friday, March 20th at 7:15 pm. Moorpark College Forum, 7075 Campus Dr. FMI www.vcas.org “In Recognition of the 100th Anniversary of Women’s […]

Free Astronomy Talk – Friday, February 21, 2020

Free Astronomy Talk – Friday, February 21, 2020

Ancient Mayan Astronomy: Dr Andrew Kinkella, professor of Archaeology and a living “Indiana Jones,” will re-live his trips through the South American Jungles where he explored the amazingly advance state of Ancient Mayan Astronomy. Did they get help from Beyond?  Friday, February 21st at 7:15 pm. Moorpark College Forum, 7075 Campus Dr. Admission and Parking are […]

In Recognition of the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage VCAS Celebrates the Women of Astronomy in 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 Moorpark College Forum Friday, January 24th 2020 from 7:15 to 9:00 pm Dr Christine Corbett-Moran of JPL will show us how we can be a part of ground-breaking astronomy research possibly from our smart phones, notebooks and desktop PCs.  Don’t miss this exciting Talk and […]

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, […]