Astronomical Events

Listed below are some of the more interesting astronomical events of the year for the backyard observer. Events in bold have CAAS programing associated with them.  Click the event to get more information. If you have questions please email

Solar Eclipse – Aug. 21, 2017 – Register Here (for a pre eclipse program – June 3rd.)

Jupiter opposition – April 7th

Lyrid Meteor Shower – April 22/23

Saturn Opposition – June 15th

Delta Aquarids – July 28/29 – Register Here!

Orionids – Oct 21/22 – Register Here!

Leonids – Nov. 17/18

Geminids – Dec 13/14