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December will be our annual member only banquet with guest speaker
Joel Harris sharing information on Solar Eclipse. 
Information on the banquet is available on member only page

2024 General Meeting Dates:

Friday, January 19

Friday, February 23

Friday, March 29

Friday, April 26

Friday, May 24

Friday, June 28

Our Guest Speakers are still being arranged

We will be at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts

403 E. Hillcrest Ave, Thousand Oaks

Community Room

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Our mission: To strive to serve the needs of all current and potential members by providing and actively supporting a variety of opportunities, which may include observing, speaking, writing, administration, and public outreach. 

Our purpose: To perpetuate the science of Astronomy and to promote and encourage the education of its members and the general puplic.

MEMBERS ENJOY SOME OF THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS
•   Use of Loaned Club Owned Telescopes, includes training

•   Insider Tours of JPL, Mt. Wilson, Mt. Palomar, Griffith Observatory etc.
•   Special Member Only Observing Events
•   Observation Training and Certification through the Astronomical League
•   A Subscription to the
Astronomical League "Reflector" Magazine (Quarterly)
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•   Ability to vote for your elected officials or becoming an elected official

•   Ability to submit your astrophotos to our Astrophotography Gallery

•   Discounts on equipment and books through the Astronomical League

For more information on:
Borrowing Telescopes  
vcas.equipment@gmail.com
Upcoming Programs vcasprograms1@gmail.com
Membership Information vcas.membership1@gmail.com

All Other Inquiries vcastreasurer@gmail.com

The VENTURA COUNTY ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, INCORPORATED, is a non-profit Education/Research Association registered in accordance with both state and federal law as a 501 (c) 3 entity. The mission of VCAS is to inform and educate Ventura County residents about astronomy and to promote interest in, and encourage participation in, astronomy as a hobby.

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