Welcome to Umpqua Astronomers of Douglas County
Astronomy enthusiasts of Douglas county gather for monthly meeting at Umpqua Community College the
second Tuesday of each month at
Wayne Crooch Hall Room 10.
Please see a link to U.C. C. Campus map below
to locate Wayne Crooch Hall on the far eastern part of campus.
NEXT UA MEETING AT U.C.C.
The next UA meeting is July 9 2019 at Room 10 Wayne Crooch HalL U.C.C. at 7 p.m.
What do you do with your new “Astromaster” or “ Powerseeker” or “Starwatcher” telescope? Come after the June 11 h UA meeting to the UCC Observatory for Tips to use your teLEscope.
ASTRONOMY HAPPENINGS June 2019
UA members see and photograph rare noctilucent clouds.
Photo by Chuck Vclek
STARGAZING JUly 9th at 9 p.m.
Join Umpqua Astronomers at Morgan Observatory on July 9th after the UA meeting. Local astronomers will share their knowledge and
telescopes. Take a peek at the moon and stay to enjoy a tour of the summer sky at the observatory.
INTERNATIONAL ASTEROID NIGHT JUNE 29th at 9:00 p.m.
Come to the Morgan Observatory at U.C.C. to celebrate international
asteroid night on the aniversary of the Tunguska Event of 1908.
Learn about asteroids and take a peek at Jupiter.
Newcomers are encouraged to come at 6:30 to ask questions and learn about the night sky. The regular meeting starts at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month. Each month we discuss a bit of club news, what's new in Astronomy, what's up in the sky and have a feature presentation. Anyone interested in astronomy is welcome to come to the meetings.
Go to EVENTS page to see UA meeting Scedule at U.C.C.for 2019. Also, check out other astronomical events for each month.
UA ASSOCIATIONS AND PARTNERS
Umpqua Astronomers is a participating in the Astronomical League. This provides members with a quarterly national magazine, "the Reflector" and many observing project to help beginners to use a hands on approach to learn about astronomy. Umpqua Astronomers is an active member of the Night Sky network , International Astronomical Union programs, the Global Astronomy Month, and the International Observe the Moon program . Club members are encouraged and supported in becoming comfortable learning and exploring the night sky.
Umpqua Astronomers are an active supporting partner of U.C.C.'s Paul Morgan Observatory. Club stargazing events are held at the observatory during spring to fall months. Link to
Come April 12th at 8 pm to Celebrate Yuri's Night and Sun observing on April 21st at 1:30 p.m. PDT.