The Monthly Meeting will be held at 7:00 pm on Sunday, June 13th, 2021 via Zoom
Jon Stewart-Taylor will present " Progress Report: Observatory Special Interest Group"
The Cape Fear Astronomical Association’s next meeting will be June 13th beginning at 7 pm. The program topic will be a progress report on and discussion of the future of the Observatory at Starfields. Due to the pandemic, the meeting will be held remotely using Zoom. More information via firstname.lastname@example.org or 910-300-6224.
The “gAstronomy Society” meeting for this month will be at
Canceled due to pandemic located at
your own home
Please join us at 5:00 pm for supper and astronomical conversation.
Our next Public Observing Session is
June 19th (Saturday) starting at at sunset
and continuing until 10:30.
Location: Carolina Beach State Park
Cape Fear Astro is excited to invite everyone to our first public observing session of 2021. Join us at Carolina Beach State Park to look at the moon, double stars, and star clusters using eyes, binoculars, or through telescopes. If you have binoculars or a telescope, bring them along. If not, you can share ours.
This viewing session will canceled if it is raining at the starting time.
Please take note: For safety and
consideration to others, we ask that you refrain from
using flash photography after dark. This includes cell
phones. There are two reasons for this.
Once a person's eyes
are accustomed to the dark it takes several minutes
for them to acclimate again. Eyes acclimated to the
dark can see greater detail through our
A flash if seen directly
through the eyepiece of a telescope could be
blinding. While this blindness most likely will
not be permanent, it is still quite
If you don't know how to turn off your flash, we
will be happy to assist you.