First Wednesday of each month (except near holidays; see the Activity Calendar below or the Yahoo User Group)
UWL Cowley Hall Planetarium
Open Meeting: 7:15PM
Business Meeting: 8:15PM
Check our Yahoo Group for GO/NO-GO decisions on upcoming observing events. Or just keep up with what's going on with the club. Join in if you like. The LCAAS Yahoo Group is here:
2019 Activity Calendar (updated 04/27/2019)
Dark sky observing is to be after sunset at a site to be posted on the Yahoo Group.
As noted above, check the LCAAS Yahoo Group to see if anyone is going to be at the field.
The public is welcome but please see the Observing Etiquette section on the Observing page.
Friday only is listed for Dark Sky dates; Saturday is the backup if Friday is clouded out; other local events also listed if applicable.
March 8 - Dark Sky (Messier Marathon opportunity).
April 5 – G-E-T site.
May 3 - Dark Sky - Bangor site.
May 7 - Club Banquet (members only) - Castaways in La Crosse, 6:00pm social, 7:00pm dinner
May 11 - Astronomy Day - Riverside Park, Solar observing 11:00am - 2:00pm, night observing 8:00pm ~ 10:00pm.
May 31 – Dark Sky – G-E-T site
June 8 – Champions Riverside Campground Observing (members and campers only) – Galesville (on the Black River)
June 28 - Dark Sky - Bangor site.
July 26 - Dark Sky - G-E-T site.
August 23 - Dark Sky - Bangor site.
September 27 - Dark Sky - G-E-T site.
September (date not set) - Stargazing with Mississippi Valley Conservancy at FSPA Villa, 7:30pm.
October 5 - Astronomy Day - Riverside Park, Solar observing 11:00am - 2:00pm, night observing 6:30pm - 10:00pm.
October 25 - Dark Sky - Bangor site.
11 Inch SCT
Harry explaining the finer points of a Celestron Nexstar 11 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope.