Winter sunset scene at HGO.  Image taken by Stuart Shultz

October 21, 2016: Chuck Real - SVAS Board Member

Will present on Near-Earth Objects or NEO’s. He will discuss historical and pre-historical evidence of large extraterrestrial impacts on Earth, and work that is currently underway to better understand the risks future impacts could pose to humanity. Check out the SVAS newsletter article dated July / Aug, 2015, page 8.

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2016 Sunday Funday! September 25th from 11am-3pm

Come join SVAS and the City of Citrus Heights, Sunrise Recreation and Park District and Citrus Heights Regional Chamber for a fun, filled family day packed with solar viewing,inflatables, rides, vendors and food! Click here for information...

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2016 Star-B-Q is here! July 29th-31st

Time really flies, it’s Star-B-Q time again! Time for the SVAS to get ready for this years main event, our big blowout party, a chance to see old friends both human and stellar. High Sierra mountain atmos-phere, clear dark skies, great friends, great food, and some quality time with the heavens. Does it get any better?

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ASTRONOMY 101 - JUN 17TH 2016

SVAS President Walt Heiges will be June's Speaker after the General meeting at 8pm.

Want to learn about basic sky-gazing? This presentation will be perfect for everyone from 8 to 80. Easy to understand with no math to learn, you will gain a better idea of what is there when you look up. I have taken the simple approach to explain the difficult. Join SVAS at Sacramento City College in Mohr Hall.

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