Check out the mail tribue article.

Check out the mail tribue article.

Astronomy clubs welcome enthusiasts of all types. Mail Tribune Article.

We offer the Rogue Valley community many types of fun events: monthly gatherings, star parties, telescope building, and more! We welcome newcomers and visitors to our meetings and star parties. All our meetings and programs are free of charge. Please check the Calendar for details on upcoming events:

Our next club meeting will be after the summer break.
Wednesday September 18th 2019
Time - Starting at 7:00 PM

Please Join us this summer for our many observing parties and opportunities for outreach.


UPCOMING EVENTS

June 1st - Star Party / Observing Night at the Upper Dark Site.
Come join us for a great night of observing Early summer constellations. If you have a scope bring it along. If you need help, let us know we will try to get you rolling. Don’t have a scope, no problem, you can catch a glimpse through the views of other members scopes.

June 8th - Discover the Moon - North Mountain Park - Ashland OR
North Mountain Park will have us out for two star party and presentations this summer. Here we will have a 30 minute presentation about the Moon, followed by observing from in Town. These are lots of fun come out and have a blast.

June 29th - Star Party / Observing Night at the Upper Dark Site
Winter isn’t coming —- Summer is HERE! Come enjoy the best that summer constellations have to offer.

 

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING DIFFERENT?

Silent Sky Opens May 30th at Collaborative Theater Project.

https://ctpmedford.org/

Silent Sky -- Lauren Gunderson's play about Henrietta Leavitt, Annie Cannon and the women who charted the sky Opens May 30th and run till June 16th.

Silent Sky -- Lauren Gunderson's play about Henrietta Leavitt, Annie Cannon and the women who charted the sky
Opens May 30th and run till June 16th.


The Observers notebook is a podcast about amateur astronomy.

Here they highlight the Astronomical League Programs (which our club is a member program).

Another great episode looks at the visual discovery of a comet.


https://soundcloud.com/observersnotebook/the-observers-notebook-comet-2018-v1-with-don-machholz

Check it out!

The winners of the Royal Observatory Greenwich's annual photography competition have been announced . Click on the image to view the winners.

The winners of the Royal Observatory Greenwich's annual photography competition have been announced. Click on the image to view the winners.

(1) Ceres, dwarf plant in the Asteroid Belt. Blinking image from 5/13/18 and 5/14/18. Photos by Daniel Otte

(1) Ceres, dwarf plant in the Asteroid Belt. Blinking image from 5/13/18 and 5/14/18. Photos by Daniel Otte