Welcome!Founded in 1971, the Central Arkansas Astronomical Society is a member-owned, not-for-profit corporation dedicated to promoting amateur astronomy and recreational sky watching in central Arkansas, as well as bringing the reality of the universe closer to the general public. The membership is diverse in every dimension, the one common element being a shared interest in astronomy and science.
|Cloudy weather schedule update
April 29th is National Astronomy Day and the Central Arkansas Astronomical Society invites you to come out to Pinnacle Mountain State Park at the Visitor’s Center for an afternoon and evening of celebration! Starting at 2PM we will have activities for everyone to enjoy. If the weather is cloudy we will use a shorter schedule, 2PM – 8PM, shown below. It’s all free and all family fun. Come out and explore your cosmos!
2:00-3:00 Pinhole eclipse viewer making
3:00-3:30 LECTURE: Night Sky Observing 101
3:30-4:00 Solar System Talk: The Solar System in Perspective
4:00-4:30 LECTURE: The Great American Eclipse, August 21, 2017
5:00-6:00 BIG Bubbles and Water Rockets (outdoor weather permitting)
6:30-7:00 LECTURE: Night Sky Observing 101
7:00-7:30 LECTURE: Observing the Moon
7:30-8:00 LECTURE: Light Pollution