There are primarily two types of events that the West Valley Astronomy Club hosts: year-round star parties and membership meetings. Please check out our upcoming events.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Unitarian Universalist Church
17540 Avenue Of The Arts
TOPIC: “ Life of the Universe”
Speaker: Dr Laird Close – Dept. of Astronomy – U of A Tucson.
Dr. Laird Close is an award winning Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at The University of Arizona. Dr. Close is the principal scientist of the 6.5m Magellan Adaptive Optics extrasolar planet imager, located in the high Atacama Desert of Chile. He has developed a course available in the “The Great Courses” series entitled “Are We Alone in the Universe” and this will be the theme of his presentation.
For general information and previous meeting schedule, please visit our Meetings page »
A Go/No-Go will be posted approximately 1 to 2 hours before sunset that day for those on the email notification list. Please join us with a scope (or without) for a few hours under a dark sky. Contact Walter Schmitt to be added to the notify list.
For more details and how to prepare, please visit our Star Party page »