CCAS Newsletter Archive







Newsletter Archive
The Society publishes a monthly newsletter, Observations, available to all of its members. It includes reviews of past meetings, notes on upcoming meetings, Society business, observing hints for current objects, and other items of interest to Society members. To obtain a copy of the current newsletter, join CCAS today!

We are proud that our former newsletter editor, Jim Anderson, won the 2006 Mabel Sterns Award for excellence in newsletter editing from the Astronomical League.

We are proud that our webmaster & newsletter editor, John Hepler, won the 2009 Mabel Sterns Award for excellence in newsletter editing from the Astronomical League.

We are proud that our webmaster & newsletter editor, John Hepler, won the 2016 Mabel Sterns Award for excellence in newsletter editing from the Astronomical League.

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Year 2022





 
Observations
September 2022
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Observations
August 2022
Highlights include: "August 2022 Observing Highlights," by Don Knabb, CCAS Observing Chair & Treasurer; "Looking Up: Binocular Objects in Sagittarius," by Don Knabb; and "NASA Night Sky Notes: Artemis 1: A Trip Around the Moon – and Back!" by David Prosper.



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Observations
July 2022
Highlights include: "CCAS Member Original Astrophotography," by Jeff Cunningham; "July 2022 Observing Highlights," by Don Knabb, CCAS Treasurer & Observing Chair; "Through the Eyepiece: Messier 21, an Open Cluster in Sagittarius," by Don Knabb; and "NASA Night Sky Notes: Find Hercules and His Mighty Globular Clusters," by David Prosper.



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Observations
June 2022
Highlights include: "June 2022 Observing Highlights," by Don Knabb, CCAS Treasurer & Observing Chair; "Through the Eyepiece: Messier 24, the Sagittarius Star Cloud," by Don Knabb; "CCAS Original Astrophotography," by CCAS Memeber John Abbott; and "NASA Night Sky Notes: Solstice Shadows," by David Prosper.



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Observations
May 2022
Highlights include: "May 2022 Guest Speaker Bio & Presentation Synopsis," by Bruce Ruggeri, CCAS Program Chair; "May 2022 Observing Highlights," by Don Knabb, CCAS Treasurer & Observing Chair; "Through the Eyepiece: Markarian’s Chain in the constellation Virgo," by Don Knabb; and "NASA Night Sky Notes: Night Lights—Aurora, Noctilucent Clouds, and the Zodiacal Light," by David Prosper.



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Observations
April 2022
Highlights include: "April 2022 Guest Speaker Bio & Presentation Synopsis," by Bruce Ruggeri, CCAS Program Chair; "April 2022 Observing Highlights," by Don Knabb, CCAS Treasurer & Observing Chair; "Through the Eyepiece: Nu Draconis, the Dragon’s eyes, or the Cat’s Eyes," by Don Knabb; and, "NASA Night Sky Notes: Springtime Catspotting—Lynx and Leo Minor," by David Prosper.



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Observations
March 2022
Highlights include: "March 2022 Observing Highlights," by Don Knabb, CCAS Treasurer & Observing Chair; "Through the Eyepiece: Messier 67 – the King Cobra Open Star Cluster," by Don Knabb; and, "NASA Night Sky Notes: Embracing the Equinox," by David Prosper.



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Observations
February 2022
Highlights include: "February 2022 Observing Highlights," by Don Knabb, CCAS Treasurer & Observing Chair; "Solar Activity Report," by CCAS Member Frank Angelini; "Looking Up: The Zodiacal Light," by Don Knabb: and "NASA Night Sky Notes: Hang Out with the Twins of Gemini," by David Prosper.



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Observations
January 2022
Highlights include: "January 2022 Observing Highlights," by Don Knabb, CCAS Treasurer & Observing Chair; "Wide Field Astrophotography with an iPhone Made Easy: Nocturne App for iOS," by Don Knabb; "Through the Eyepiece: The Blue Snowball Nebula, NGC 7662," by Don Knabb; and "NASA Night Sky Notes: Hunting the Hunter — Observing Orion, by David Prosper.



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The Society maintains on the website archival copies of all newsletters published from 1993 through the current year.





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