Information about the Davis Astronomy Club.
The Astronomy Club has been a part of Explorit Science Center since 1987. It has no dues and anyone can join. Our members range in age from pre-school to post-retirement and in knowledge of astronomy from pre-school to post-doctorate. Our common trait is that we are amateurs (‘lovers’) of astronomy and are led to this field of science by our hearts. Read more about the club ...
To become a member you should sign up for the newsletter or come to a meeting. Members receive an emailed bulletin describing the club's latest activities and plans and special attractions to observe in the sky that month.
- Photo - Transit of Mercury: Monday, May 9, 2016
- A major project of our club has been the building of our ‘big eye’ a unique telescope.
- Visit the Astronomy Club archives for fun quizzes, facts, and more information - including the following: Stories:
- The Davis Star Show August 2001
- 1999 Eclipse of the Sun: Dennis Smith watches the 1999 eclipse of the Sun from the Black Sea!
- 1987-1997: Our Club is 10 years old this year.
- 1999 Eclipse of the Sun - images: Bob Thompson does it again! - Photos of the February 26, 1998 Eclipse of the Sun.
- 1997 Club Meeting snapshots;
- 1996 Lunar Eclipse: Club member Ben Granett's photo of the September 26, 1996 Lunar Eclipse
- Comet Hyakutake: Bob Thompson's photographs of Comet Hyakutake
- Comet Hale-Bopp Images 1.
- Comet Hale-Bopp Images 2.
- The Moon
For more information about the club meetings, please contact Vinita Domier at.