Ventura County Astronomical Society

Dedicated to helping stargazers of all ages learn about the joys of amateur astronomy through events, monthly meetings, star parties and community outreach.

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VCAS General Meeting with talk on "How to Choose a Telescope"

May 24, 2024 @ 7:00 pm

Join us for our monthly meeting with guest speaker Dave Holland. Dave has over 40 years experience as an astronomer including being a supporting VCAS member. Along with being an avid observer, astrophotography has also been a big part of his hobby with the occasional published image. Dave has built a few telescopes in the past. He is currently a lab assistant and doing equipment maintenance for Moorpark College's Astronomy courses.

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How to Watch the Solar Eclipse

March 29, 2024

Featured in the Ventura County Star, VCAS members provide insights and guidance for watching the upcoming total solar eclipse.

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VCAS Family Membership

Membership includes families of up to 5 people.
$35 per year

May Skies

The mild spring nights entices many stargazers to set up their telescopes and observe the numerous galaxies without being obscured by the Milky Way. So grab a cup of joe and enjoy Galaxy Season!