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Welcome to the Local Group Astronomy Club of Santa Clarita, California.
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11/17/2013 - Meadows Elementary
The star party at Meadows Elementary School was their first star party and it was questionable if it was going to happen or not due to the weather. After checking my weather app and walking out side my house to look at the sky, I felt the odds were favorable ... more
11/03/2013 - Lockwood Valley Gathering
Clear skies at Chuchupate made for spectacular viewing Saturday night. Club member Glenn Basore, Lance Martin, Eric Borigni, Bert, Laureen and Matt DeMello were joined by members of Orange County, Antelope Valley, Kern and Bakersfield astronomy clubs. In all there were ten telescopes and as many viewers. It was a ... more
10/27/2013 - Vasquez Rocks Star Party
As I was driving south on I - 5 to the 14 fwy to head out to Vasquez Rocks, I was concerned about the thick cloud layer which appear to have the entire Southern skies socked in. It appeared the 14 fwy was the dividing line for these clouds as ... more
10/12/2013 - Astronomy Day, Fall 3013
The big day was here and our members really turned out in numbers to help out. Many of them participated in scheduled programs, some manned the LGSCV Booth answering the many questions, and others were busy with their solar scopes.
We had Richard Wades scale model of our solar ... more
05/13/2013 - Monthly Club Gathering Moved
At the May 10th meeting we decided to move our monthly club gathering from the Templin Highway site to the Lockwood Valley site. There were concerns over safety at the Templin Highway site. The Lockwood Valley site usually has more astronomers around, a much darker sky and better viewing. And ... more