Jan 1

Dr. Jennifer L Anderson, Dr. Paul P Sipiera, and Comet Hunter David Levy to Speak at the 2018 Eastern Iowa Star Party

The 2018 Eastern Iowa Star Party will be held at the St. Ambrose University Menke Observatory in Dixon, Iowa from Sept 7th through 9th. The observatory, along with its piered scopes has a climate controlled classroom as well as women’s and men’s restrooms. Star Party reservations are limited to not more than 50 attendees. The […]

Sep 22

Eastern Iowa Star Party 2017

Eastern Iowa Star Party 2017!   Hi all! At the time of this writing, we have seen another Eastern Iowa Star Party come and go… but hat a spectacular way to go! Although the star party was an official 2 nights and an unofficial 3rd… some attendees spent a 4th nigh… Thursday through Sunday nights… […]

Aug 21

The Great American Eclipse!

Members of QCAS spread across the country to view the Great American Eclipse!   TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE NEWS BITS “Something wondrous to behold” A first-hand account of the Great American Eclipse of 2017 By Paul Levesque, ASC Public Affairs  I can’t remember when I first became aware of the Great American Eclipse of 2017, but […]

Sep 19

Eastern Iowa Star Party 2016

This past Labor Day Weekend was celebrated by over 30 amateur astronomers attending the 2016 Eastern Iowa Star Party. Along with great music, lots of munchies, and a lot of comingling between the members of four astronomy clubs, The Cedar Amateur Astronomers, The Naperville Astronomical Association, The Popular Astronomy Club, and The Quad Cities Astronomical […]

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