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Golden State Star Party 2010

Sponsored by Scope City, the Golden State Star Party is a 4 night dark sky event held each summer at Frosty Acres Ranch in North-Eastern California, near Mount Lassen, alongside rural Adin, California. GSSP has dark skies from horizon to horizon, and room for 100s of astronomers.

GSSP 2010 Saturday July 10 - Wednesday July 14, 2010. Four nights under California's darkest skies. Click here for details of Golden State Star Party 2010.


25th Annual Fremont Peak Star-B-Que Potluck Picnic, Super Star Party, and Annual Meeting. It has evolved into a larger event to include the annual election for board members, kids activities, a fund-rasing raffle, a guest speaker, and more. In the past several years, people have won many nice raffle prizes donated by local vendors. In this year's raffle, the raffle will be conducted again by Sam Sweiss, of Scope City.

Saturday, July 17, 2010. Direction and detail information.


Sponsored by Scope City, Raffle & Barbecue, Solar Observing & Other events. Annual Members-only Big Bash!!

Mark your calendar, collimate that scope and get something to throw on the grill! Star-BQ is almost here. Members may bring guests.

August 6 - 8, 2010 . Direction and other information.

Teaching Kids with Telescopes

Sponsored by Scope City, Paulo Younse, a mechanical engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, visited Amani Children's Home to talk about his work on robots destined to travel to Mars! He gave a great talk about space and the solar system; all in Swahili that he learned especially for his trip to Tanzania.. Click Here for Details

John Dobson 94th Birthday

A Pioneering Builder of Telescopes, A Co-founder of The Sidewalk Astronomers - John Dobson's 94th birthday celebration at the Randall museum at the San Francisco Astronomical society meeting in the night of Nov 18, 2009. Click Here for Details

AANC Annual Meeting 2009: International Year of Astronomy

Saturday, September 12, 2009. Westin Hotel at San Francisco Airport, Millbrae. Astronomy enthusiasts of all ages are invited to join a gathering of local professional and amateur astronomers for an exciting day of: Astronomy Lectures from NASA and SETI Institute astronomers, astrophotographers, filmmakers, science historians, and more...Click Here for Details

Hands On Review: "Celestron SkyScout"

The number one question about the Celestron SkyScout is "When can I get it?" The answer is soon! Celestron has already begun filling orders for the SkyScout and have been shipping it to happy customer's world wide. Preorder yours today and receive as soon as possible! The second most asked question, "How does the SkyScout work?" Well here is the answer from Scope City's exclusive hands on look at the latest innovation from Celestron. Click Here for Details


Building on the popularity of Meade ETX series telescopes, the new ETX-LS’ innovative LightSwitch Technology alignment system eliminates the frustration experienced by users when aligning traditional telescopes, as it automatically aligns itself, at the flip of a switch, for optimum night sky viewing. Engineered with a built-in Integrated Sensor Module (ISM) which includes GPS and Level North Technology (LNT) sensors and the ECLIPS CCD Camera, the patented LightSwitch Technology alignment system replaces the "human eye" for the only hands-free alignment available in any consumer telescope. Click Here for Details

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