VCAS Event Schedule

Upcoming Events

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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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VCAS General Meeting

June 28, 2024 @ 7:00 pm
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VCAS Open House and Telescope Clinic Star Party

July 27, 2024 @ 6:00 pm

Come on out and bring your telescopes to our Scope clinic and Star Party at Moorpark College Observatory

Star Party at Chuchupate

August 31, 2024 @ 8:00 pm

Recent History of Events

See what we've been up to lately.

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VCAS General Meeting - Review of Total Solar Eclipse

April 26, 2024 @ 7:00 pm

This Friday night we are reviewing the Total Solar Eclipse 

Ventura County Astronomical Society meeting, REVIEW of the April 8th Total Solar Eclipse

Members are sharing the Total Solar Eclipse experience.

All are invited- bring the family and friends.

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VCAS General Meeting

March 29, 2024 @ 7:00 pm

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.

Meeting starts at 7:00pm and is FREE to attend.

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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!