Current Events

Founders Day event 2017

COMING ASTRONOMY CLUB EVENTS

March 9, 2019 - Skyline Regional Park in Buckeye will have a stargazing event presented by Stargazing for Everyone.  Event starts at 7PM.  Verrado Astronomy Club astronomers participating and members invited to attend.  For more information contact www.SkylineRegionalPark.com.   No Park Fee.  


March 31, 2019 - Founders Day Weekend - Viewing with 3 to 4 solar telescopes.  Event starts at 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM.  Founders Park in Verrado at Main and Park Streets.  Usually 500-600 in attendance.  No Fee 


April 7,  2019 - Estrella Mountain State Park, Saturday April 7, 2019.  Stargazing for Everyone presenting starting from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM.   Verrado Astronomy Club astronomers participating and members invited to attend .  Park Fee $7  


 April 27, 2019 - White Tank Mountain State Park.  Event presented by Stargazing for Everyone from 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM.   Verrado Astronomy Club astronomers participating and members invited to attend.  Park Fee $7  


PUBLIC EVENTS SCHEDULED BY OTHER ORGANIZATIONS

 May, 2019 -  None scheduled at the present time.  

SPECIAL EVENTS

June 22-29, 2019 - Grand Canyon Star Party.  This will be a special year for the park.  It will be awarded Dark Sky Status by the International Dark Sky Association and will be celebrating its 100 year anniversary as a national park.  Last year was the 28th year for the annual event.    In 2018, 52 telescopes by 122 volunteer astronomers were available to approximately 9000 attendees from around the world.  A number of us from the club participate as astronomers and attend this event every year.  A must attend event.