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  (108.0KB PDF file) April 2015]

Saturday, April 4 -- Full Moon
Thursday, April 9 at 7:30 pm -- Regular Meeting of SAS  in Biological Sciences Center, Room BIO 101, at UOP
Saturday, April 11 at 10:00 am -- ATM Workshop
Saturday, April 11 at sunset -- Highway 4 Star Party
Saturday, April 18 -- New Moon
Saturday, April 18 at sunset -- High Altitude Star Party
Friday, April 24 at 8:00 pm -- Sky Tours at Delta College -- (Athletic-1 parking lot)
Saturday, April 25 at 7:45 pm -- Public Star Party at Oak Grove Regional Park


SAS News

SAS April 9th Meeting

Stockton Astronomical Society presents

Michael Babayco  

Michael Babayco has been teaching for over 25 years in Special Education and Computer Software Programs. He has been teaching at Christa McAuliffe Middle School for the past ten years, educating seventh grade students about a passion of his space!

The Space Center class takes the students through hands-on team oriented activities in basic astronomy, building and programming LEGO robots, building team space stations, and constructing and launching their own rockets. He also has been taking over 300 students to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center's Space Camp for the past ten years and will be going back to volunteer at the camp when he retires from teaching in June 2015.

...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.

Member: International Dark-Sky Association
Member: Astronomical Association of Northern California
Member: Night Sky Network



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