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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 info@caasastro.org

The Night Sky – Things that Go Bump in the Night

Free Public Star Party at Pinnacle Mountain State Park October 25

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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 share our passion. 8PM to 10 PM. This is a great family-friendly activity!

October 11, Meetings at RRO

Telescopes are one of the most exciting parts of Astronomy.    October will be Telescope Month at CAAS.  If you’ve been wanting to buy, sell, improve, or learn more about a telescope this is the month to attend the monthly CAAS meeting.
5:00 pm Board meeting.
6:00 pm  Supper bowl. Be sure to RSVP (top of this page) if you plan to eat with us. Exact change will be appreciated.
7:00 pm  Telescope Symposium with description of types of telescopes and mounts available followed by discussions about them.  Jim Dixon and Rocky Togni will be giving an overview of the types, with time left for questions and discussion.  Darrell Heath will present a Dead Astronomer of the Month on Mariah Mitchell.
Weather permitting, look through some of the scopes on hand and hopefully enjoy a cool clear night.  Moonrise about 9:00 pm.
For directions, contact info at caasastro dot org.