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  • Final Update 10/7/23 1:30 pm: We are a GO!! It is shaping up to be a terrific evening for stargazing tonight! BUT… please make sure you are well prepared for cold weather. It is colder up on the mountain, and it will be even colder than you think it will be. Trust us on this!…

  • Cloudland Canyon Star Party

    UPDATE 9/2/23 1:30 pm: Folks, everything looks great for stargazing tonight at Cloudland! Remember, there is a $5.00 parking fee imposed by the park, but the event is free and yes, it is kid-friendly. We hope to see you this evening. Saturn has returned to the evening sky – if you have not seen it…

  • BAS July 2023 Meeting and Program

    Come join the BAS for our monthly meeting and program at the historic Clarence T. Jones Observatory! (Note: This meeting may not be livestreamed as all the techies will be out of town…) Gathering: 6:00 pm Business Meeting: 6:30 pm Program: 7:00 pm July Program: “The Last Seven Miles: Seeing, Transparency, and What to Do…

  • Cloudland Canyon Star Party

    Update 8/5/23 4:00 pm: OK folks, we are going to go for it! Various crystal balls are showing we might just get this one in tonight! UPDATE 8/5/23 3:00 pm: Sorry for the delay. Well, some pesky clouds have rolled in, but it looks like it may be temporary. Will give a final update between…

  • Harrison Bay Star Party

    FINAL UPDATE 7/8/23 4:30 pm: Well folks, we hate to do this, but we have had a high-level meeting and looked into all of our crystal balls, and it looks like things are not going to work out for us tonight. So, we are cancelling the Star Party at Harrison Bay for tonight 😌. Hopefully…

  • UTC Lecture Series- Sunday May 7th

    • Tonight’s Topic-The Barnard Astronomical Society • Gates open at 6:30. Lecture and Planetarium show begin at 7:00. Telescope viewing until 9:00.

  • UTC Lecture Series  – Sunday April 23rd

    • Tonight’s Topic presented by the Barnard Astronomical Society

  • UTC Lecture Series- Sunday April 16th

    Sunday April 16, 2023 • Tonight’s Topic-Martian Geology 101—The Story So Far • Featured Constellations-Cygnus • Gates open at 6:30. Lecture and Planetarium show begin at 7:00. Telescope viewing until 9:00.

  • UTC Lecture Series  – Sunday April 2nd

    Tonight’s Topic Martian Geology 101– The Story So Far

  • April Meeting- Star Parties 101 – A recap of the 2023 Winter Star Party with Star Party Etiquitte

    Come join the Barnard Astronomical Society of Chattanooga as we discuss Star Party etiquette.  Basic tips, tricks, do’s and don’ts to make your star party experience enjoyable and meaningful for everyone.  ** PLEASE BE AWARE ** The April meeting will meet Thursday April 20th, 2023.