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Welcome to the Local Group Astronomy Club of Santa Clarita, California.

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10/15/2017 - Exploring the Galaxy in 3D by: Simon Tang

This is a fun way to explore the galaxy. Go ahead.... click around and zoom about.

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08/19/2017 - Solar Eclipse Event by: Simon Tang

 

For all of you who are NOT traveling to points North to watch the Great Solar Eclipse of 2017, The Local Group will be having our own FREE eclipse viewing event here in Santa Clarita. ... more


07/18/2017 - Stay Safe During the Solar Eclipse by: Simon Tang

If you didn’t already know, we have a Solar Eclipse coming in August 21st. Most of the US will be able to enjoy views of the event, so named “The Great American Eclipse”. But before you run out into the streets to watch this amazing event. Here are a few ... more


06/27/2017 - Before you buy a Telescope by: Simon Tang

I've now been around the hobby of astronomy for over a year. My interest started at very early age and I would spend any moment at night looking out the window in my suburban home. I never owned a telescope nor did I get a chance to even look through ... more


03/23/2017 - John Dobson - How to build a Telescope by: Simon Tang

A lot of you may have already seen this video but it's always good to introduce new people to old videos. John Dobson (maker of the Dobsonian Telescope) shows how to build a telescope.

So get some popcorn ready and prepare youself ... more