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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 […]

PSA for VCAS – Free Family Star Party – Saturday, August 24th, 2019

PSA for VCAS – Free Family Star Party – Saturday,  August 24th, 2019

Free Star Party and Perseid Meteor Watch Saturday, August 24th from 8:00 to 10:00 pm at the Moorpark College Observatory. Watch a PowerPoint on what’s up then see the night sky through the best telescopes in Ventura County. 7075 Campus Rd. Moorpark. FMI https://www.facebook.com/VCAS.Astronomy/ PSA for VCAS – Free Family Star Party – Sat August 24th, 2019 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm Moorpark […]

PSA for Ventura County Astronomical Society – Friday August 16, 2019

PSA for Ventura County Astronomical Society – Friday August 16, 2019

Is Galaxy Evolution Knowable? Can we know what a Galaxy will look like in a billion years based upon a single snapshot from the present? Dr. Louis Abramson of UCLA will explore these questions and more on Friday,  August 16, 2019 from 7:15 to 9 pm, Moorpark College Forum, 7075 Campus Rd, Moorpark 93021 This […]

VCAS Reminder: “T” Minus 9 days and Counting

VCAS Reminder: “T” Minus 9 days and Counting

👉VCAS Needs You Saturday, July 20th!👈 It’s Our Open House & Apollo 11 Public Star Party 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark. Gates open at 7pm. Star Party is from 8 to 11 pm Suggestions on what to bring: + LOTS OF TELESCOPES! [It’s a Star Party 1st 🔭] + While at your telescope – Have your smart phone […]

VCAS Presents Dr. Greg Salvesen of UCSB On Friday, June 21st

VCAS Presents Dr. Greg Salvesen of UCSB On Friday, June 21st

Dr Greg Salvesen of UCSB Will give the talk: “Putting a Spin on Black Holes” And show us the 1st ever picture of a Black Hole Friday, June 21st @ the Moorpark College Forum, 7:15 p.m. 7075 Campus Rd, Moorpark, CA 93021 For all the details click on this link: 👉 Facebook.com/VCAS.Astronomy/Events 👈 🚲 [And while you’re there, Like […]