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Next monthly meeting of the Riverside Astronomical Society

RAS Monthly Meeting

Saturday, October 12th (Regular + Board Meetings)

GMARS monthly meetings are your opportunity to attend free presentatons by professional astronomers, catch up on club business, and hear about the latest happenings in the night sky (sometimes the daytime sky too!). Our general meetings are always free and open to the public. MORE MEETING INFO >

  • 3:00PM-5:00PM – RAS Board Meeting at Mimi's Cafe
  • 5:00PM – Pre-Meeting Dinner at Mimi's Cafe
  • 6:30PM – Beginner's Corner at Cossentine Hall at La Sierra University
  • 7:00PM – Monthly Meeting at Cossentine Hall at La Sierra University

RTMC 2018

September 19-22, 2019

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Nightfall 2019

October 24-27, 2019

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RTMC and GMARS Star Parties This Month!

Sep 19-22 (RTMC) & Sep 27 & 28 (GMARS)

RTMC: Join RAS members and hundreds of others in Big Bear for the annual RTMC Astronomy Expo!

GMARS: The following weekend, join us at GMARS for our regular monthly star party!

GMARS star parties start Friday afternoon/evening and wrap up on Sunday morning. Be sure to join us for the potluck Star-B-Q on Saturday afternoon (roughly 60-90 minutes before sun down). We provide the dogs, burgers and fixings. You provide a sidedish, dessert or beverages (if you want to)!

The aurora borealis from Iceland

Our webmaster and network guy, Daniel Perry, was fortunate enough to travel to Iceland AND see the northern lights in April 2019! Click the image for a larger version.

RAS Calendar of Events

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The scene at a GMARS Star Party. Join the Riverside Astronomical Society in Landers at our next star party! Photo by Michael Bauer.