2020 Highlights -Year in Review, November and December 2020, Photo Gems of Jupiter-Saturn Conjunction, NASA Night Sky Notes, Technical Corner, January 2021 Events
What's Up October 2020
October virtual club meeting preview. Welcome New Members! September virtual club meeting review. September Staff Meeting Summary. Photo Gems: Composite Photo of Jupiter’s Moons by Greg Lewis. More Meteor Showers on the way!
Astronomy Quiz of the Month. NASA Night Sky Network Article: Observe the Skies Near Mars. October Calendar of Events.
What's Up September 2020
September virtual club meeting preview. Remembering Jack Patzold. August virtual Club Meeting Review. August staff meeting summary. Astrophotography Gems and Tips: Photographing C/2020 F3 (Neowise) by Jim Moldenhauer. Facts, Observations and Ponderings about the Universe, contributed by Bruce Lathrop. NASA Night Sky Network article: Summer Triangle Corner: Altair. September Calendar of Events.
What's Up August 2020
August virtual club meeting preview. July Club Meeting review. July staff meeting summary. Astronomy Quiz of the Month. More Photo Gems of Comet Neowise!
"Starry, Starry Night" article by Christine Coleman. Cool Facts about the Universe contributed by Bruce Lathrop. NASA Night Sky Article Summer Triangle Corner: Deneb. August Calendar of Events.
What's Up July 2020
July Monthly Club program preview. New Member – Welcome Aboard! June Monthly Club meeting review. June Staff Meeting Summary. Photo Gems, NASA Night Sky Network article: Mars’s Latest Visitor: NASA’s Perseverance Rover. Astronomy Quiz of the Month. July 2020 Calendar of Events.
What's Up June 2020
June virtual club meeting preview. Welcome new member! May club meeting review, May Board/Staff Meeting Review, Astronomy Quiz time, NASA Night Sky Network article: Summer Triangle Corner: Vega, June Calendar of events.
What's Up May 2020
May Club Meeting preview. Welcome New Member! Technical Corner: Celestron Powertank Lithium Pro Test. Astrophotography Gems. NASA Night Sky Network Article: Become a Citizen Scientist with NASA! Astronomy Quiz Time. May Calendar of Events.
What's Up April 2020
April Virtual Meeting Preview. Welcome New Members! Technical Corner: Telescoping Cage DIY Project - Do attempt this at home! NASA Night Sky Network Article: Hubble at 30: Three Decades of Cosmic Discovery. Astronomy Quiz Time. April Calendar of Events.
What's Up March 2020
March Meeting Preview. Monthly Club Meeting Summary. Astronomy Quiz Time. Technical Corner: Image Scale in CCD Astrophotography. NASA Night Sky Network Article:
Dim delights in Cancer. Astrophoto Gems! February Staff Meeting Review. Space News: Boom! Scientists spot the biggest known explosion in the
universe. March 2020 Calendar of Events.
What's Up February 2020
February Club Meeting Preview. Local Group Jackets are Here! Welcome New members January Event Review: First Outreach of 2020! Monthly Club Meeting, Tarzana Elementary School Outreach, Monlux Elementary School Outreach. NASA Night Sky Network Article: Betelgeuse and the Crab Nebula: Stellar Death and Rebirth
Astronomy Applications Review: Google Sky, Astronomy Quiz Time, February Calendar of Events.
What's Up January 2020
Happy New Year! Club Jackets are here! NASA Night Sky Network Article: Spot the Young Stars of the Hyades and Pleiades. Space News: What’s the Point of the James Webb Telescope? Astronomy Quiz Time. Calendar of Events: January 2020
What's Up December 2019
Welcome New Members, November Event Review: Ranchito Avenue Elementary Outreach, College of the Canyons Star Party, End of the Year Party, Transit of Mercury, Vasquez Rocks Star Party, November Staff Meeting. NASA Night Sky Network Article:
The Orion Nebula: Window Into a Stellar Nursery. The Orion Nebula: Window Into a Stellar Nursery. Astronomy Quiz. January Calendar of Events.
What's Up November 2019
November Event Preview, October Event Review: Canoga Park Elementary Outreach, October Club Meeting, October Staff Meeting, Deep Sky Eyepoppers - Astrophotographs by Jim Moldenhauer, NASA Night Sky Network Article: The Messenger Crosses the Sun: Mercury Transit 2019, Astronomy Quiz, November Calendar of Events
What's Up October 2019
October Monthly Meeting Preview, Roster of New Officers and Committee Chairs,Review of September Events: Outreach Programs, White Mountain Campout. September Board Meeting, Article about Buying, Selling, Trading and Repairing Used Telescopes by Danny Freibrun, NASA Article for Astronomy Quiz, Calendar of October Events
What's Up September 2019
September Club Meeting Preview. August Event Review: August Club Meeting Review, Board Election Results, Astronomy Quiz, NASA Night Sky article, .Science News, August Staff meeting summary, September Calendar of Events.
What's Up August 2019
August Club Meeting Preview/Board Election Ballot/Reminder, Happy Birthday, Laverne Booth! July Event Review: Vasquez Rocks Star Party, July Staff Meeting Review, Astronomy Quiz, NASA Night Sky article: "Chill Out, Enjoy an Ice Giant in August". July Staff meeting summary, August Calendar of Events.
What's Up July 2019
July Club Meeting Preview, June Event Review: June Club Meeting: 35th Anniversary! Presentation by Bob Balaram of JPL on planned Mars Helicopter (March 2020). June Staff Meeting, Astronomy Quiz, NASA Night Sky article: "Observe the Moon and Beyond: Apollo 11 at 50". July Calendar of Events
What's up June 2019
June Club Meeting Preview, May Club Event Review: College of the Canyons Star Party, May Club Meeting Review: Presentations by College of the Canyons Teresa Ciardi, Lead Faculty of Astronomy, Physical Science and Makerspace , and students Clifford Alvarez and Michael Zivsa, HASP (High Altitude Student HASP (High Altitude Student Platform) and the MAPLE (Mesospheric Autorotation Payload Lander Experiment) projects. Placerita Canyon Park Open House, Mt. Wilson outing, Astronomy Quiz, May Board/Staff meeting, NASA Dark Sky article "Jupiter Shines in June", June Calendar of Events.
What's Up May 2019
May Club Meeting Preview, April Event Review: Vasquez Rocks Star Party, Chatsworth Elementary Outreach, April Club Meeting: Presentation on northern constellations by Dave Flynn, Day at the Rocks Open House at Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park, April Staff meeting summary, Astronomy Quiz, NASA Dark Sky article: "Watching the Late Spring Skies", May Clalendar of Events
What's Up April 2019
April Club Meeting Preview, March Event Review: Temple Beth Ami Astronomy Night, March Club Meeting: presentation by Dr. Berriman on Montage software. March Staff meeting summary, NASA Night Sky article "Mars the Wanderer". April Calendar of Events
What's Up March 2019
March Club Meeting Preview, February Club Meeting Review, presentation "How We Discovered the Universe" by Van Webster, Astronomy Quiz, February Staff Meeting, Book Report on "Astrophysics for People in a Hurry" provided by Van Webster. NASA Night Sky article "Springtime Planet Party" March Calendar of Events.
What's Up February 2019
February Club Meeting Preview, January Club Meeting Summary, Astronomy Quiz. Lunar Eclipse! Member Reviews/Photos, School Outreach Review, January Staff Meeting Review, NASA Night Sky Network Article, Space News, Calendar of Events - February 2019
What's Up January 2019
2018 Outreach Program Wrap-up, Astronomy Quiz, NASA Night Sky Network Article, Calendar of Events - January
What's Up December 2018
November Event Review: November Club Meeting, End of the Year Celebration, November Outreach Program reviews, November Staff Meeting Summary, Astronomy Quiz, NASA Night Sky Notes article, December/January Calendar of Events
What's Up November 2018
November Monthly Club Meeting Preview, October Events Review: Vasquez Rocks Star Party, October Monthly Club Meeting, College of the Canyons Fall Star Party, Monolux Elementary School Outreach Program. Educational: Astronomy Quiz, NASA Night Sky Network "November's Dance of the Planets,
Space News: NASA Aircraft Just Broke the Record for Closest Approach to the Sun.
November Calendar of Events
What's Up October 2018
October Club Meeting Preview, September Event Review: White Mountains Campout, Owens Valley Radio Telescope Observatory Tour, September Club Meeting Review, Sidewalk Astronomy at Valencia Mall, October Staff Meeting. Educational Articles: Cool Facts About the Universe, Space News. October Calendar of Events
What's Up September 2018
September Monthly Club Meeting Preview, Board Election Results, August Board/Staff Meeting Summary Astronomy Quiz, What's Cool in the Universe, NASA Space Place Article, September Calendar of Events
What's Up August 2018
August Meeting Preview, July Event Reviews: Vasquez Rocks Star Party, Astrofest, COSPAR, July Staff Meeting, Astronomy Quiz, NASA Space Place Article on Mars, Space News, August Calendar of Events
What's Up July 2018
June Meeting Summary, White Mountains Campout Review, Astronomy at the Mall Review, Great American Campout Review, Space Place Article on Mars Opposition in July-August, Jun Staff Meeting Summary, Astronomy Quiz, July Calendar of Events
What's Up June 2018
June club meeting invitation, May club event reviews monthly club meeting, Chuchupate club observing review, May staff meeting. Astronomy Quiz, NASA Space Place article on asteroids, Space News, July club event calendar
What's Up May 2018
May Monthly Meeting Preview, April CLub Event Reviews: Monthly CLub Meeting, Vasquez Rocks Star Party, SCVI Charter School Outreach, Chatsworth Elementary Outreach, West Ranch High School Outreach at Castaic Sports Complex, COC Canyon Country Star Party, COC Valencia Maker Science Event, Vasquez Rocks Open House, April Board/Staff Meeting. Preview: Mt. Wilson Observatory Events. Astronomy Quiz, NASA Space Place, Space news, May Calendar of Events
What's Up April 2018
April Club Meeting Preview, Havenhurst Foursquare Church outreach program, Some Local Group Club History (Photo from 1988 visit to Lowell Observatory) April staff meeting, Space News, April Calendar of Events
What's Up March 2018
March Monthly Club meeting preview, Review of February Club Events, February Staff Meeting Summary, Educational Corner: "Canis Major" Poem by Robert Frost, Space Place Article, Space News, March Calendar of Events
What's Up February 2018
February Monthly Club Meeting Preview, Review of January Club Meeting, Vasquez Rocks Star Party, Temple Beth Ami Astronomy Night Event, Vasquez Rocks Public Star Party, School Outreach Programs, February Staff Meeting Summary, January 31 Total Lunar Eclipse + Blue Moon + Supermoon Event, NASA Space Place Article, February Calendar of Events
What's Up January 2018
January 2018 Club Meeting Preview, Review of End of Year Celebration, Cool Facts about the Universe,
Space Place article on Gravitational Waves, January 2018 Calendar of Events
What's Up December 2017
End-of-Year Party, November Club Event Reviews: Monthly Meeting, Cub Scout Program in Santa Paula, School Outreach Programs: Academy of Enriched Sciences, Chichita Elementary School, November Staff Meeting. Some Very Cool Facts About the Universe, NASA SPACE PLACE article on Exoplanets, December Calendar of Events
What's Up November 2017
November Club Meeting Preview, Review of October Events: October Club Meeting, Vasquez Rocks Star Party, Plainview Elementary Outreach Program, College of the Canyons Star Party, October Board and Staff Meeting. Features: Some Very Cool Facts About the Universe, NASA Space Place Article - "Spooky in Space - NASA Images for Halloween", Space News. Calendar of Events - November 2017
What's Up September 2017
September Club Meeting Preview, August Club Meeting Summary, Election Results, Great American Eclipse Observations/Photos, Space News, September Calendar of Events
What's Up August 2017
August Monthly Club Meeting Review. July Club Event Reviews: July Club Meeting, Vasquez Rocks Star Party, Chuchupate Club Viewing, August Staff Meeting. Space News. August Calendar of Events
What's Up July 2017
July Monthly Meeting Preview, Tribute to Jim Van Winkle, June Club Event Review (Castlebay Elementary Outreach, Sidewalk Astronomy at the Mall, Great American Campout, June Monthly Meeting. June Staff Meeting Summary, Historical Note, Space News, July Calendar of Events
What's Up June 2017
June Monthly Meeting Preview, May Club Events: Monlux Elementary Outreach, COC Star Party, Placerita Open House, May Club Meeting, May Staff Meeting. Mt. Wilson visit opportunity, Historical Note, Space News, June Calendar of Events
What's Up May 2017
May Monthly Club Meeting Preview, April Club Event Reviews: April Club Meeting, White Mountains Spring Campout, Vasquex Rocks Community Day, Vasquez Rocks Star Party, April Board and Staff Meeting. Historical Notes, Space News, Calendar of Events for May.
What's Up April 2017
April Meeting Program, March Outreach Reviews, March Monthly Club Meeting Summary, March Staff Meeting Summary, Space News, Upcoming Calendar of Events
What's Up March, 2017
Activities, meetings, upcoming events and Space News.
What's Up February 2017
February Monthly Club Meeting Program, January Club Meeting Review, Tarzana Elementary Outreach Program Review, Vasquez Rocks Star Party Review, January Staff Meeting Summary, Space News, February Calendar of Events
What's Up January 2017
New Years Reflection - Looking Back on 2016, Images of a Great Year, January Events, Space News, Directions to Observing Sites, January Event Calendar
What's Up December 2016
January 2017 Club Meeting Program, End-Of-Year Club Party highlights, November Club meeting summary, Cub Scout Pack 40 Outing summary, November Staff Meeting recap, Upcoming January star parties - Valencia Mall, Vasquez Rocks. A Journey Through the Year, Space News, January Event Calendar
What's Up November 2016
November Monthly Meeting - program on constellations and "Introduction to Telescopes", review of October star parties at Vasquez Rocks and College of the Canyons, October club meeting summary, member review of Dobsonian telescopes, Space News, November event calendar.
What's Up October 2016
October Monthly Meeting Program, Recent Club events (Joint Outreach with LA Astronomical Society at Marine Mammal Care Center, Canoga Park Elementary Outreach, Westfield Mall Star Party, September Club Meeting), September Board/Staff meeting, Telescope Reviews, Challenge Corner
What's Up September 2016
September Monthly Meeting, August events, August Club Meeting, Board member election results, August Staff Meeting, Upcoming Events, Space News, Challenge Corner, September Calendar of Events
What's Up August 2016
August Monthly Meeting Program, July Events: Vasquez Rocks Star Party, White Mountains Campout, July Club Meeting Recap, July Staff Meeting Summary, Upcoming Club Events, August Calendar of Events
What's Up - July 2016
July Meeting Program - Scheduled for July 22, The Great American Campout, June Club Meeting Summary, June Staff Meeting Summary, Challenge Corner, Space News, Did you Know...White Mountains Campout, July Calendar of Events
What's Up May 2016
May Star Party at COC, Placerita CanOpen House, Telescope Makers meeting in Big Bear, April Club meeting summary, April Outreach program summaries, Space News
What's Up April 2016
April Club Meeting Program, March Events: Outreach Programs, Valencia Mall Sidewalk Astronomy, Dry Gulch site. Upcoming April/May Events: Vasquez Rocks Star Party, Astronomy Expo. Educational Corner, Space News. March Club Meeting Summary, March Board/Staff Meeting.
What's Up March 2016
March Monthly Club Meeting Program, February events, Upcoming Club Events, Space News, Challenge Corner
What's Up February 2016
Monthly Club Meeting, Education Corner, Challenge Corner, Monthly Staff Meeting, Items for Sale, food donation request
What's Up January 2016
January Monthly Club Meeting Program, Education Corner, Side Walk Astronomy, New Viewing Site – Dry Gulch, December Monthly Meeting Summary, Educational Corner: Saturn, Lord of the Rings, Space Clip News, Glenn’s Driveway Astronomy: Our Sun, Calendar of Upcoming Events
What's Up - December 2015
December Club Meeting Program, End-of-Year Party review, Mt. Wilson Observatory club outing review, Academy for Enriched Sciences Outreach Review
November What's Up
October Club Meeting Summary, October Staff Meeting Summary, COC Star Party Review, Astronomy Day Review, Mt. Wilson outing plans, Year-end LGSCV Party Plans
What's Up August 2015
Voting, Mt Wilson, Staff Meeting, Challenge Corner, Pizza Night at Vasquez, Wow Moment, Mercury, Pluto
What's Up February 2015
Honoring John Dobson, Vasquez Rocks Event 2015, Comet Lovejoy, R Geminorum, The Outer Planet Saturn, Space Facts including Black Holes, Pillars of Creation; Space News
What's Up December 2014
Photoshop award, COC 10th Anniversary, NASA Rocket Project, Club News, Challenge Corner Annual Drawing
This is our first newsletter in quite a while and the first one on our new website! It contains many articles from a member profile of Mark Gordon to some fantastic articles on astro-photography.