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March Meeting and April Star Party Relocation

Saturday, March 23 at 7:00 PM is the club’s regular monthly meeting. We will view the video “The Hubble Ultra Deep Field“.

The April 6th star party / outreach has been moved from Whitewater to Oak Glen. The road to Whitewater is still washed out.

March 2 Star Party Cancelled

Rain and clouds have forced us to cancel the March star party.

rain and umbrella

Saturday Night 03/02    60% / 0.09 in

Cloudy with occasional rain showers. Low around 45F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.

Tonight’s Mentone Outreach Cancelled

The weather got us again. The outreach scheduled for tonight at Mentone Elementary School has been cancelled.

February Star Party Cancelled

Due to inclement weather, this Saturday’s star party at Pioneertown has been cancelled. We’ll try again next month.

Lunar Eclipse – Jan. 20

SBVAA will be co-hosting with the San Bernardino County Museum a Cosmic Night total lunar eclipse on Sunday, January 20 at 8:00 PM. We will be offering telescopes to view the eclipse. The museum is charging $10 / adult for entry into the museum which will have other astronomy activities.

January 20, 2019 Lunarl Eclipse map

Events for 2019

Holiday Get-Together this Saturday

Santa Moon

Join us for our annual, year-end, holiday get-together on Saturday, December 1 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Shakey’s in Redlands.  Pizza, potatoes and chicken will be provided by the club; salads and beverages are self-purchased.  There will be a Secret Santa gift exchange starting at 3:45 pm.  Bring a wrapped gift between $15-$25 for the exchange if you wish to participate.

New Website in January

Changes are coming to the website in January.  Please review the new site prior to the switchover.

November Meeting

Freeman's Scope

“Building and Restoring Scopes” will be the November meeting’s program presented by our president Jamie Countryman.  The November is on Saturday the 3rd, 7:00pm at the First Christian Church in San Bernardino.

Saturday Star Party Cancelled

The weather is going to be most foul at Oak Glen on Saturday evening, with clouds, rain and temps below 50 degrees, according to the National Weather Service forecast, so it’s been decided to cancel the outreach at Oak Glen.


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