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Next monthly meeting of the Riverside Astronomical Society

RAS Annual Holiday Party!

Saturday, December 7th

Meet us in the Sierra Vista Chapel at La Sierra University for our annual holiday party festivities!

  • 5:00PM: Help us set up!
  • 6:00-6:30PM: Party starts and dinner is served!
  • Bring: Beverages, a dessert, and/or decorations!

Attend a Riverside Astronomical Society star party at the Goat Mountain Astronomical Research Station (GMARS) in southern California's Inland Empire
Calendar of events for the Riverside Astronomical Society
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Monthly Star Party at GMARS

November 22nd-24th

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)!

Eastern Veil Nebula, NGC 6992, by Walt Lickteig

Walt Lickteig brings us this exquisite photo of the Eastern Veil Nebula (NGC 6992) using his 17" f/6.8 CDK PlaneWave, AP1600GTO mount, and FLI ProLine 16803 using narrowband filters. 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.