Saturday September 9 – 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.

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

Monthly Meeting & Star Party at Pinnacle Mountain: 7 PM Saturday August 26

 

August 26 Star Party at Pinnacle Mountain
Join us at the Pinnacle Mountain Visitor Center at 7 PM Saturday August 26 for a combined regular monthly meeting and Star Party afterwards. Instead of our usual Supper Bowl we’ll have light snacks starting around 6:30 until they are gone. Lots to see and do so bring your friends and family!

6:30
Setup and snacks
7:00
Monthly Club Meeting

  • Eclipse Show & Tell: share your favorite moments from the 2017 Eclipse and if you have some photos bring them on a USB drive (or email them to njamescaas@gmail.com beforehand) and we’ll share those
  • Constellation of the Month presented by Jim Dixon

8:30-9:30
CAAS Astronomy Art & Writing Contest

Open to all ages. Perry Norwood and Gretchen Cobb will host this unique creative program. The best entries (judged by CAAS members) will receive a small (very small) award! Art and writing supplies will be provided. Create a mini masterpiece based on something you observe at the Star Party, or write a short piece related to something you’ve observed or another Astronomy-related topic. We’ll have a few art and writing topics available to help you get started if you need inspiration!

8:30-10:30
Star Party (weather permitting)

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