SOLAR ECLIPSE - August 21st 2017

The eclipse starts around 9:00 AM on the morning of the 21st.  Please use Safe viewing glasses or other safe ways to view the sun. 

If you are looking for a local event for the eclipse please check out SCIENCE WORKS.




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 Southern Oregon Skywatchers Meetings for this year are over.  Our next meeting will be the third Wednesday of September.  September 20th.  Please Check out our summer Star Parties.


July 14th - Science Works
Astronomy Academy Star Party

A public star party for participants to show off the scope they built.  Come on out and bring your scope to help show off the beauty of the universe to the public.

Science Works - Ashland
Start 8:30

July 15 2017 --  Discover the Universe

July 15 2017 --  Discover the Universe

July 15th -  Discover the Universe

Discover the Universe.  Come by for a short introduction to different types of objects visible from Ashland and a chance to see those objects through various telescopes.  Bring your own telescope or feel free to use ours to get views of planets (Saturn and Jupiter), Open Clusters, Globular Star Cluster, Double Stars, Planetary Nebula, and  even a Galaxy or two.

North Mountain Park - Ashland
Setup around 8:00

Presentation at 8:30
Observing 9:00-11:00

Please it would be nice to see new faces at outreach events.  Bring your scope big or small and show off a few objects.  Jupiter, Saturn, Doubles, and lots of DSO's will be waiting for you. We look forward to seeing you there!



It would be nice to have 5+ club members with scopes for these local outreach activities.




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