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 2024





 
Observations
June 2024
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Observations
May 2024
Highlights include: "Report on the Northeast Astronomy Forum 2024," by Don Knabb, CCAS Treasurer & ALCOR; "May 2024 Observing Highlights," by Michael Manigly, CCAS Observing Chair; "Through the Eyepiece: The Total Solar Eclipse of April 2024," by Don Knabb; "May’s Night Sky Notes: Stargazing for Beginners," by Kat Troche; "Navigating the May 2024 Night Sky," by Astronomical League; and "Astronomical League Challenge for May 2024," by Astronomical League.



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Observations
April 2024
Highlights include: "CCAS Members Earn Recognition Awards," by CCAS Member Susan Johnston; "April 2024 Observing Highlights," by Michael Manigly, CCAS Observing Chair; "Navigating the April 2024 Night Sky," by the Astronomical League; "Night Sky Network: Participate in Eclipse Science," by Kat Troche; and "Through the Eyepiece: Algieba – Double Star in the Constellation Leo the Lion," by Don Knabb, CCAS Treasurer & ALCOR.



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Observations
March 2024
Highlights include: "March 2024 Monthly Meeting Presenter Bio," by Bruce Ruggeri, CCAS Program Chair; "March 2024 Observing Highlights," by Michael Manigly, CCAS Observing Chair; "Through the Eyepiece—The Leo Triplet of Galaxies," by Don Knabb, CCAS Treasurer & ALCOR; and "Night Sky Network—Constant Companions—Circumpolar Constellations, Part II," by Kat Troche.



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Observations
February 2024
Highlights include: "February 2024 Observing Highlights," by Michael Manigly, CCAS Observing Chair; "Through the Eyepiece: Messier 41, The Little Beehive Cluster in Canis Major," by Don Knabb, CCAS Treasurer & ALCOR; "Night Sky Network: Constant Companions—Circumpolar Constellations, Part I," by Kat Troche; "CCAS Member Original Astrophotography," by Brooke Okpaku; "Spring 2024 Introductory Astronomy Classes," by Dennis O’Leary, CCAS Education Co-Chair; "CCAS Members Earn Night Sky Network Awards," by Don Knabb; and "CCAS Breakfast Group," by CCAS Member Frank Angelini.



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Observations
January 2024
Highlights include: "January 2024 Speaker Profile," by Bruce Ruggeri, CCAS Program Chair; "January 2024 Observing Highlights," by Don Knabb, CCAS Treasurer & ALCOR; "Through the Eyepiece: M35," by Don Knabb; "CCAS Funds Library Telescope," by Don Knabb; "Original Space Art," by CCAS Member Alaric Han; and "NASA Night Sky Network — Connecting the ‘Dots’ with Asterisms," by Kat Troche.



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