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  (119.4KB PDF file) October 2014]

Wednesday, October 8 -- Full Moon
Wednesday, October 8 -- Total Lunar Eclipse (first contact at 2:14 am)
Thursday, October 9 at 7:30 pm -- Regular Meeting of SAS in Olson Hall, Room 120, at UOP
Friday, October 17 at 7:30 pm -- Sky Tours at Delta College -- (Athletic-1 parking lot)
Saturday, October 18 at 10:00 am -- ATM Workshop
Saturday, October 18 at sunset -- Highway 4 Star Party - OR -
Saturday, October 18 at sunset -- Pardee Observation Point Star Party
Thursday, October 23 -- New Moon
Thursday, October 23 -- Partial Solar Eclipse (first contact at 1:56 pm)
Saturday, October 25 at 6:00 pm -- Public Star Party at Oak Grove Regional Park
Saturday, October 25 at sunset -- High Altitude Star Party

SAS News

SAS October 9th Meeting

Stockton Astronomical Society presents

Babs Sepulveda and Chris Rauschenfels:  


In this presentation we will talk about NASA’s SOFIA observatory and the Education Ambassadors program. We’ll describe the requirements of the program and the process we had to go through to be selected.

We’ll describe what we learned and our goals for how we’ll bring that back to our classrooms. We’ll also discuss our plans for sharing what we’re doing with other educators and our community.
...Babs Sepulveda

...Dennis LeClert, Program Director

What's to See Tonight

Astronomy in the News

Thinking of Buying a Star?

California's First Astronomical Observatory

Picture of the Day

Weather Information

From the US Naval Observatory

From NASA Space Place Program

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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Member: Astronomical Association of Northern California
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