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Announcements

 

On Friday April 27th at 7:30 pm we will be attending the College of the Canyons Star Party.  Set up time is approximately 1 hour prior to event.  Weather permitting. An email will be sent out several days prior to the event with a map and further information. 

Saturday May 5th at 8pm is a Moon Walk at the Prime Desert Woodland Preserve in Lancaster.  Join Jeremy on the astronomy walk and talk, and look through the telescopes before and after the walk!!  Weather permitting, free and open to the public.

At our club meeting on Friday May 11th at 7pm we will have Chris Butler speaking on 'From Nine Planets to Nine Billion Worlds'.  Free and open to the public.

Upcoming Events

College of the Canyons Star Party
Friday, Apr 27, 2018, 7:30PM - 10:00PM
Prime Desert Moon Walk
Saturday, May 5, 2018, 8:00PM - 10:00PM
Club Meeting
Friday, May 11, 2018, 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Dark Sky Star Party
Saturday, May 12, 2018, 3:00PM - 8:00AM - Sunday, May 13, 2018
Lunar Club
Saturday, May 19, 2018, 7:00PM - 11:00PM
RTMC Camp Oakes
Thursday, May 24, 2018, 12:00PM - 11:00PM - Monday, May 28, 2018