Time-lapse video, June 2015 Grandview trip

Grandview 2015 by Megan Huynh

Founded in 1958, the San Bernardino Valley Amateur Astronomers' (SBVAA) goals have been to organize amateur astronomers in the San Bernardino Valley area, increase their knowledge and excitement in astronomy and spread that knowledge to the community. Members of the SBVAA have the opportunity to attend regular club meetings, local and distant star parties, guest speakers' presentations and other special events.

New Home 2015

Fidel announced at the Holiday Get-Together that SBVAA will be meeting at a new location beginning in January 2015.  The location is:

First Christian Church
2102 Foothill Drive East
San Bernardino, California 92404

Google Map:http://goo.gl/maps/UjSZw


Take the 210
Get off on Del Rosa and head north
Turn right onto Foothill Drive E
Go past Sterling Dr and the church will be on the left


Partner News

On The Brightness Of Venus

Throughout the past few months, Venus and Jupiter have been consistently the brightest two objects visible in the night sky (besides the moon) appearing in the west shortly after sunset. Jupiter is the largest and most massive planet in the solar system, yet Venus is the planet that comes closest to our world. On June 30th, Venus and Jupiter made their closest approach to one another as seen from Earth—a conjunction—coming within just 0.4° of one another, making this the closest conjunction of these two worlds in over 2,000 years. [PDF]


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