Astronomy Magazine:
http://www.astronomy.com/

Sky and Telescope:
http://www.skyandtelescope.com/


Heavens Above:
http://heavens-above.com/

NASA - Astronomy Picture of the Day
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html

Curiosity rover JPL website:
http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl/

Universe Today blog:
http://www.universetoday.com/

Rufus Day - Local Sisters Astronomer
http://www.RandKDay.net/

Special Astronomical Events - 2017

Welcome to

Stars-over-Sisters: 

Meetings take place at Sisters Park & Recreation District's Coffield Community Center (see address above) and start with an introductory talk and/or slideshow.
Note:  Starting time is when the presentation begins in the SPRD Building.
All times are Pacific Daylight Saving Time

Exhibits:


  • Upcoming Total Solar Eclipse on Monday. August 21, 2017.


  • Meteorite Display


  • RECON:  Display of equipment that is used to record an occultation event:   Telescope - 11 inch Celestron SCT, CCD Camera, IOTA timing Device &   Laptop Computer


  • Weather permitting, a solar telescope will be set up to view sun spots.

General Meetings:

Held at 7:00 PM on third Tuesday of the month - January through November at:
Sisters Park & Recreation District
Coffield Community Center
1750 W. McKinney Butte Road
Sisters, OR 97759
(SW corner of the parking lot - Sisters High School - See map below)

Links providing detailed information about the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

           

Tips for the August 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse:

http://www.astronomy.com/great-american-eclipse-2017


Oregon Solar Fest Website:
https://www.oregonsolarfest.com

Programs & Club Events - 2017


Science Fair - Sisters Science Club

Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM
 The Sisters Astronomy Club will have a booth setup

Student Meetings:

Twice a month at Sisters High School - Rima Givot's room at 12:00 Noon

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Affiliated Organizations

Sisters Park & Recreation District
www.SistersRecreation.com    
 
Sisters Science Club
www.SistersScienceClub.org/

Oregon Observatory at Sun River
http://www.oregonobservatory.org/


Pine Mountain Observatory
http://pmo-sun.uoregon.edu/


OMSI
http://www.omsi.edu/planetarium

Deschutes Land Trust
www.deschuteslandtrust.org/

LOCATION              DATE         DAY  TIME

Rim Rock Ranch     Aug 12     Sat 7:30 PM                   
Whychus Canyon   Sep 16     Sat  7:00 PM

Publications & Blogs 

Paths of Future and Past Total Solar Eclipses

(Note: April 8, 2024 across Eastern USA)

MONTH          DATE             DAY                TIME      

April                29                    Saturday        8:30 PM

May                 20                    Saturday        9:00 PM

July                  15                    Saturday        9:00 PM

August            19                    Saturday        8:30 PM

September     23                    Saturday        7:30 PM

October          21                    Saturday        7:00 PM

            
Sisters Observatory - Clear Sky Chart

http://www.cleardarksky.com/c/SstrsObORkey.html?1
 

Deschutes Land Trust Star Parties at Rimrock Ranch

Contact DLT for more information and Registration.