Mar 13

CoronaVirus Notice!!!

Hi all, As brought up by Paul… thank you Paul! we will be canceling our regularly scheduled March meeting which would have been held this Monday, the 16th. I’m hoping that Paul and Rusty can do their presentations at the April meeting and Ron can do his in May. For our Jens-Wendt open on Saturday… […]

Jan 19

Lunar Eclipse – January 20-21 2019

Well… the Lunar Eclipse will need to happen without us… We won’t be meeting at the park in Riverdale on Sunday… but don’t forget to take a peek from the warmth of your home! The Lunar event time line is as follows for those of us in the QCA: 8:36 pm Sun, Jan 20 Penumbral […]

Aug 13

Perseid Meteor Shower at PVJHS 2018

Excellent event tonight! Thank you to all the Quad City Astronomical Society members that showed up to help! I haven’t counted the signatures in the book, but I’m estimating between 200 and 300 guests attended tonight’s event. I think that’s a record breaker! Folks started arriving around 7:30 PM and like last year, we started […]

Apr 21

Family Fun Night at the Putnam Museum

Quad Cities Astronomical Society and Popular Astronomy Club participated in Putnam Museum’s Family Fun Night. Hundreds of folks from around the Quad Cities enjoyed solar viewing and interactive experiences including tours of the night sky in the Putnam’s Stardome and making your own comet!

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