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Website Upgrade in Progress

You can expect to see quite a few changes here in the next few days, I've upgraded this webserver and moved it to my new much faster webserver.

there's a few things still broken, but its getting better.

the 'theme' is temporary, I'll be re-styling it to look unique, I know this one looks a little too much like the site right now.


The Bonny Doon Airport has been for sale for some years now, and was finally sold last week. Until we have an opportunity to connect with the new owners, who are out of the country on vacation for the summer, we will have to find a new location for our star parties.

Golden State Star Party

yup, once again, its GSSP. A substantial number of SCAC members are going... This annual event is being held June 25-29, on Frosty Acres Ranch, near Adin, California.

Its a long drive, but 4 nights of truly dark skies with great horizons, and some great BBQ from the local ranchers, hard to beat!

2014 Yosemite Trip - July 18-19

This year, our club drew July 18th and 19th from the lottery.

Site details at our Glacier Point page.

July 18th is the Last Quarter Moon.

The following information is provided for Glacier Point (longitude W119.6, latitude N37.7):

        Friday  18 July 2014          Universal Time - 7h            

        Sunset                    20:18                 
        Astronomical Dark         21:48                 
        Moonrise                  00:27 on following day

Last quarter Moon on 18 July 2014 at 19:08 (Universal Time - 7h).

Star Party In Tonopah, Nevada

Sent: 8/17/2013 8:53:09 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time
Subj: Star Party In Tonopah-Update

Hi Folks,

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the formation of the Tonopah Astronomical Society, the group has made arrangements to have Amy Lo and Steve Warwick - both of Grumman Space Technology in Redondo Beach, CA come to Tonopah for presentations on projects which Grumman has been working on.


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