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June 10th 2023 STAR PARTY

open for the public from 8 PM to 10:30 PM
The event will be FREE for families, recommended for
6 years old or older.
We will have a guided STAR,  PLANET and CONSTELLATION tour of the summer sky at the amphitheater at 8:30 PM!
You will become familiar with the galaxies, star clusters and nebulae in the May skies.
Then, at 9 PM, the sky darkens and the telescope viewing begins!
If you have binoculars, that will enhance your views too.
Weather conditions (Thick Clouds, rain, high wind) can cancel the program.

Dome viewing is limited to first 100 guests to get ticket
Tickets are available at the welcome table until gone
Star maps of the night sky will be available while supplies last

The other Summer Star Parties have been scheduled:
July 22nd: Open House and Telescope Clinic
August 12th: Perseid Meteor Shower
September 9th: The Autumn Constellations
The “Under the Stars Program” is brought to you by
Ventura County Astronomical Society
Moorpark College
Moorpark College Foundation

Family Membership
$35 per year
1 to 5 persons
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Student Membership
$25 per year
1 Full-Time Student
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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.


•    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 Reflector Magazine (Quarterly)
•    And more…

For more information on:
Borrowing Telescopes
Upcoming Programs
Membership Information

All Other Inquiries

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