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.  We are currently looking at a possibility in June at Scienceworks, please look back for more information.

 

June 3rd 2017 Discover the Moon

Discover the Moon.  Come by for a short introduction to Earth's Moon.  We will look at phases and facts about the moon, followed by information about different types of features found on the moon.  Learn about Craters, Valleys, Mountains, Maria, Rays, Rills, and others.  Bring your own telescope or feel free to use ours to get views of the moon, Jupiter, Double Stars, and bright Open Clusters, Globular Star Clusters, and more.

North Mountain Park - Ashland
Setup around 8:00

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


We will have visitors of all ages - children - elderly, please plan accordingly.

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Please Mark your calendars for UPCOMING outreach possibilities.

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

North Mountain Park on both June 3 and July 15th.

 

 

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A slightly overexposed Cue Ball Sun,  Getting ready for the eclipse. Cannon 400D, Nikkor 180mm 1/4000 with Solar Filter.

A slightly overexposed Cue Ball Sun,  Getting ready for the eclipse. Cannon 400D, Nikkor 180mm 1/4000 with Solar Filter.