Riverside Astronomical Society—Outreach, star parties, dark sky site, and you!

Next Virtual Club Meeting

Saturday, May 22nd

The RAS holds monthly virtual meetings. Details for joining will be posted on the Meeting Details page or will be emailed to members during the week prior to the Saturday meeting.

Remember, RAS Star Parties and Outreach Events are postponed until further notice due to ongoing COVID-19 travel and gathering restrictions. Travel to GMARS is highly discouraged at this time, and gathering in groups of 5 or more or with anyone outside your immediate household while at GMARS is strictly prohibited!

Stay tuned to this website and to our Facebook page for updates.

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Special Rates for
New Members!

  • Individual: $20
  • Family: $25
  • Student: $20

(Your membership will be valid through 6/2022!)


Calendar of events for the Riverside Astronomical Society
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Quick links for browsing your way through RivAstro.org—The RAS Website—and getting to other sites

Monthly Star Party at GMARS

Postponed Until Further Notice

All RAS public activities are currently postponed. Please check this space for updates.

The aurora borealis from north of Fairbanks, Alaska on October 16, 2020. Photo by Daniel Perry.

In the high northern latitudes, the autumn/winter aurora season picks up in late September. This is a photo of a fairly weak aurora display taken by Daniel Perry on October 16, 2020, from the Fairbanks, Alaska area. Click the image for a larger version.

RAS Calendar of Events

Ask the Outreach Director to add an event to the calendar. View larger calendar.

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