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August 2019

CANCELLED: August 11th Solar SUNday!

August 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alton Baker Park, 100 Day Island Rd
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Sorry, our solar scopes won't be available, so we will have to skip this Solar Sunday. Please check back next week!  

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August 18th Solar SUNday!

August 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alton Baker Park, 100 Day Island Rd
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Come have a look at the Sun through our solar telescopes! We meet on Sunday afternoons in Alton Baker Park from noon to 2:00 and view the Sun through safely filtered solar telescopes. We can see sunspots when there are any (an increasingly rare phenomenon as we approach solar minimum), and there will likely be some prominences standing out from the edges. We'll also have a collection of sundials on display, so you can learn how to tell time the…

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CANCELLED – August 25th Solar SUNday! – CANCELLED

August 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alton Baker Park, 100 Day Island Rd
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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All our solar telescope operators have other plans for the weekend, so we're skipping our Solar SUN-Day on the 25th. Check back next weekend to see if we'll be doing one on the 1st of September.

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September 2019

Star Party September 6, 2019

September 6 @ 7:45 pm - 11:00 pm
College Hill Reservoir, 24th Avenue and Lawrence Street
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Our monthly star parties have been a success from the beginning! For those of you who are unaware, the EAS holds a monthly star party at the College Hill Reservoir on the Friday closest to the moon’s first quarter. These star parties are free and open to the public, so come join us! The College Hill Reservoir is located on Lawrence Street between 23rd and 25th Avenue. We gather just before dusk and stay as long as there is interest.…

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CANCELLED – September 8th Solar SUNday! – CANCELLED

September 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alton Baker Park, 100 Day Island Rd
Eugene, OR 97401 United States

All our solar telescope operators have other plans for the weekend, and the weather doesn't look cooperative anyway, so we're skipping our Solar SUN-Day on the 8th. Check back next weekend to see if we'll be doing one on the 15th of September.

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Cottage Grove Star Party September 14, 2019

September 14 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cottage Grove Library, Cottage Grove, OR United States

On Saturday, September 14th, we'll be putting on a star party at the Cottage Grove Library. Cottage Grove's sky is much less light polluted than Eugene/Springfield's, so even with a full Moon in the sky, we should be able to see quite a bit more there. Come join us! Sunset is at 7:25, so we should be up and running by 7:45. Everyone is welcome to come, and we usually have many different types of telescopes set up for viewing…

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