Upcoming Events

Check out what's on our schedule!

VCAS General Meeting

March 29, 2024 @ 7:00 pm

March 29th  Professor Joel Harris  will talk about the upcoming  April 8th Total Solar Eclipse.

Joel has been to 20+ Eclipses and runs an Eclipse Tour company called Twilight Tours. 

Come on out and bring the family for a great experience learning about Totality from a seasoned pro.

VCAS General Meeting

April 26, 2024 @ 7:00 pm

VCAS General Meeting

May 24, 2024 @ 7:00 pm

VCAS General Meeting

June 28, 2024 @ 7:00 pm

VCAS Open House and Telescope Clinic Star Party

July 27, 2024 @ 8:30 pm

Star Party at Chuchupate

August 31, 2024 @ 8:00 pm

Star Party

September 28, 2024 @ 8:30 pm

Observe the Moon Star Party

October 19, 2024 @ 8:00 pm

VCAS General Meeting

November 15, 2024 @ 7:00 pm

VCAS Annual Banquet

December 7, 2024 @ 5:00 pm

Past Events

See some of the cool things we've done.

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Tim Thompson - The History of Mount Wilson: Past, Present, and Future

February 23, 2024 @ 7:00 pm

Mount Wilson Observatory’s Science Director Tim Thompson will be giving a talk for the Ventura County Astronomical Society. Learn about the historic and scientific significance of the Observatory during this lecture presented at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts in Thousand Oaks, CA. FREE and open to the Public!

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Meeting on January 19, 2024

January 19, 2024 @ 7:00 pm

The next VCAS meeting will be held on Friday, January 19th, at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts.

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Annual Member Only Banquet (with guest speaker Joel Harris)

December 10, 2023 @ 4:30 pm

Our VCAS Annual Banquet will be held at Ottavio's Italian Restaurant​ on Sunday, December 10, 2023. We will have guest speaker Joel Harris presenting on Solar Eclipse. Seating will be limited. Event starts at 4:30 pm.

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Meeting on November 18, 2023

November 18, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

Guest Speaker: Dr. Dan Goebel, Fellow and Senior Research Scientist at Jet Propulsion Labs, and an Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering at UCLA with a discussion on the recently launched Psyche spacecraft.

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June 10th 2023 STAR PARTY

June 10, 2023 @ 8:00 pm

The OBSERVATORY and AMPHITHEATRE 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.

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FIRST STAR PARTY of the YEAR!

May 20, 2023 @ 8:00 pm

The OBSERVATORY and AMPHITHEATRE will be 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.