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Founded in 1971, the Central Arkansas Astronomical Society strives to connect the people of central Arkansas with their universe by promoting amateur astronomy activities for its members and by providing information and programs to the general public. Membership offers monthly programs, special outings, and the opportunity to share this hobby with others. No one is under qualified for membership. Experience levels range from novice sky watchers to skilled observers. You can contact us at

Saturday September 24 Regular Monthly Meeting at 7 PM, Supper Bowl at 6

CAAS Monthly Meeting
Join us on September 24th at 7 PM for our regular monthly meeting, 6 PM if you are going to join us for the supper bowl.

Darrell Heath will tell us all about his trip to the McDonald Observatory in the Davis Mountains of Texas and Dr. Jeff Robertson will give the Constellation of the Month – Delphinus.

Observing afterward if conditions allow.

As always, meetings of the Central Arkansas Astronomical Society are open to the public.

SupperBowl will be at 6PM. Price will be $6 each. Perry Norwood will be doing burgers and we’ll stop taking reservations Saturday morning.  Please RSVP so we will know how much to make.

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Saturday October 8th – Public Star Party and International Observe the Moon Night


InOMN is an event sponsored by various NASA agencies and scientists in an effort to simply get people outside and looking up at our nearest celestial neighbor.

Come join the Central Arkansas Astronomical Society and the good folks at Pinnacle Mountain State Park on the night of October 8th from 8 PM until 10 PMas folks from all around the world come together to celebrate the Moon. We will have a variety of telescopes set up for detailed views of the lunar surface.

It will be a fun evening for one and all!

The event is free and open to the public without any registration required and family friendly.

Feel free to pass this info along to anyone else you know who might want to take part and if you are not already, click the button to the left and start receiving email newsletters about other astronomy related events in Central Arkansas.  It is free.

Saturday September 10 – Public Star Party at Pinnacle Mountain State Park

Join CAAS and our friends at Pinnacle Mountain State Park for a free star party. Weather permitting, we’ll set up telescopes at the Visitor Center and show your universe.

Date: Saturday, 9/10/2016

Time: 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Location: Pinnacle Mountain State Park, 11901 Pinnacle Valley Rd, Roland, AR 72135