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Club Meeting – Oct. 6th


The October club meeting is this Saturday, 7:00 pm at the First Christian Church, San Bernardino.  The video presentation will be on Megaflares from the How the Universe Works series.

Upcoming Events

Glen Helen Setup Location

There is an outreach scheduled at Glen Helen for the Boy Scouts this Saturday, Sept. 29 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm.  The setup location is attached.
The next club meeting is Saturday, October 6th.

Outreach – County Museum Friday Night

SB County Museum

Tonight, Friday September 21, is the outreach at the San Bernardino County Museum.  Setup around 7:00 pm with viewing starting at 8:00 pm.  We will be setting up in the back by taking the Edward’s Mansion driveway.  All other visitors will need to enter the museum normally and paid an entry fee.  There will be other astronomy related actives this evening in addition to viewing.  We will have Mars, Saturn, Jupiter and Venus along with the Moon.

Grandview 2 this weekend

Milky Way from Grandview
Cedar Flats sign

This weekend is the second trip to the White Mountains for our “Grandview” of dark night sky.  The official dates are Sept. 7-9; some are going up early on Thursday, Sept. 6.  We will be camping at the lower Cedar Flats campground at the Nelson camp site.  Cedar Flats is the campground on highway 168 right before the typical Grandview / Bristle cone pines turn off.  Please use the event SignUp to let people know that you are coming and what your are contributing to the Saturday breakfast potluck.

July Star Party Oak Glen

Oak Glen Map

This Saturday’s, July 14th, Star Party is at The Wildlands Conservancy in Oak Glen.  A shorter drive but more light pollution than from a more distant location. This is a star party for members and guests; not an outreach.  We will have Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars to observe.
The address is at:

Los Rios Rancho
39611 Oak Glen Rd
Yucaipa, CA 92399

No Regular July Meeting

Sizzler Salad Bar

Long days / short nights.  Summer vacations.  The club does not have a regular meeting scheduled for July.  Instead, we will meet at Sizzler in San Bernardino for a summer social gathering.  Come join us for dinner.

Date: Sat. July 7
Time:  5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

1800 So. Waterman Ave.
San Bernardino

Grandview this Weekend

Grandview Skies

This is the first of our two planned weekend trips to Grandview for dark skies observing.  For those going up to Big Pine, CA, we will be at the Noren site in the Cedar Flats campground.  The high’s for Bishop are expected to be in the 90°F with low’s in the 50°F but expect lower night temperatures in the mountains.

No Regular June Meeting

In lieu of our regular Club Meeting we will be doing an Outreach.  The outreach is scheduled for Saturday, June 2nd from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the East Valley Water District in Highland, CASee the event page for details

May Meeting

Gravitational Lens

This Saturday is SBVAA’s May meeting beginning at usual at 7:00 pm or thereabouts. The night’s program is “Gravitational Lensing With Hubble” from How The Universe Works series.

Pre-meeting dinner 5:00pm – 6:30pm at:

Jenny’s Family Restaurant
7750 Palm Ave.
Highland, CA
(909) 864-2480

Meeting, 7:00pm – 9:00pm:

First Christian Church
2102 E. Foothill Dr.
San Bernardino, CA

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