The Stockton Astronomical Society (SAS) meets on the second Thursday of the month in the Olson Hall, Room 120 at the University of the Pacific at 7:30 pm. Visitors are welcome.

    A monthly star party is usually held on a Saturday near a new moon.

Coming Up     [view SAS Sky Calendar  (129.0KB PDF file) September 2015]

Saturday, September 5 at sunset -- Highway 4 Star Party
Thursday, September 10 at 7:30 pm -- Regular Meeting of SAS  in Olson Hall, Room 120, at UOP
Saturday, September 12 -- New Moon
Saturday, September 12 at sunset -- High Altitude Star Party
Friday, September 18 at 7:00 pm -- Sky Tours at Delta College -- (Athletic-1 parking lot)
Saturday, September 19 at 8:00 pm -- Public Star Party at Oak Grove Regional Park
Sunday, September 27 -- Full Moon
Sunday, September 27 at 7:11 pm -- Total Lunar Eclipse Begins

SAS News

SAS September 10th Meeting

Stockton Astronomical Society presents

Dr. Jim Hetrick  

Dr. Jim Hetrick is the Physics department chair at University of the Pacific. He will be speaking to us on photographing planets using a webcam. Dr. Jim has given us many talks over the years from digital photography using his 10-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope to his research in Antarctica.

...Jeff Baldwin, Program Director

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The Stockton Astronomical Society (SAS) was founded as a non-profit California corporation to foster interest in and promote the general knowledge of astronomy and related sciences.

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