Central Valley Astronomers
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ASTRONOMY & SPACE NEWS
Mystery Rock on Mars?
January 20, 2014

 
Two raw images from Opportunity's camera show a rock appearing, seemingly out of nowhere, in the time span of 12 Martian days.
 
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Jupiter & The Moon Meet Up Tonight
December 18, 2013

 
Weather permitting, tonight is a great opportunity to see the Moon and the planet Jupiter right next to each other in the night sky.
 
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A Celestial Holiday Wreath
December 17, 2013

 
A newly-released Hubble photo shows a beautiful nebula lit by star RS Puppis.
 
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History's Worst Space Disasters
October 13, 2013

 
Following the acclaimed film Gravity, Space.com posts an overview of history's worst disasters in outer space.
 
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Another Solar Storm Erupts
August 23, 2013

 
The sun unleashes another CME (Coronal Mass Ejection) that seems to be directed at least partially toward the Earth.
 
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STAR PARTIES (NEXT 30 DAYS)
August 22
Courtright Reservoir
(Member)
 
Event Dates: August 22 - August 24
August 23
Eastman Lake
(Public & Member)
 
Sunset: 7:41pm
Darkness: 9:14pm - 4:52am
August 30
River Park
(Public)
 
Sunset: 6:00pm
Event Time: 10:00pm -
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OUR NEXT CLUB MEETING
Club MeetingSeptember 6
CSUF EE-191
Starts 7:00PM
 
Our club meets once a month during most months of the year in room EE-191 at California State University, Fresno.
 
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