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Aerospace Engineering
Computer Science / Technology
Departments / Schools
Earth Science
Environmental Sciences
Model Rocketry
Planetary Science
Research Centers
Science in General
Telescopes (in Observatories)
Telescopes (Personal)

College/University Departments/Schools
Science Depts.
Physics Depts.
AlliedSignal Challenger Learning Center, Carson - Cal State University Dominguez Hills
Caltech Astronomy Dept., Pasadena
College of the Canyons Astronomy Dept., Santa Clarita
CUREA (Consortium for Undergraduate Research and Education in Astronomy) at Mt. Wilson Observatory
El Camino Astronomy Dept., Torrance
Long Beach City College Astronomy
Oxnard College Astronomy
Pomona College Archeoastronomy Dept., Claremont
Pomona College Astronomy Dept., Claremont
Riverside Community College Astronomy Dept.
Saddleback College Astronomy, Mission Veijo
UCLA Division of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Westwood

AstroImage, Irvine, August
Astrophysics Colloquim, Westwood - UCLA
Jet Propulsion Laboratory Open House, Pasadena, May
MWOA Public Lecture Series
RTMC Astronomy Expo, Big Bear Lake, May
Theodore von Karman Lecture Series at JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory), Pasadena
Virtual Observatories of the Future, Pasadena - conference at Caltech, June 2000

Astronomy Events in the LA Area
Sky and Telescope Event Calendar

Laboratories/Research Centers
Caltech Computational Astronomy Group, Pasadena
Caltech Observational Cosmology Group, Pasadena
Caltech Space Radiation Laboratory, Pasadena
Caltech Theoretical Astrophysics and Relativity Group (TAPIR), Pasadena
Cosmic Background Imager, Pasadena - Caltech
InfraRed Army, Pasadena - Caltech
Infrared Processing and Analysis Center, Pasadena - Caltech
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena - Caltech
JPL Solar System Dynamics Group, Pasadena - Caltech
NFS Center for Adaptive Optics, Westwood - UCLA
Planetary Astronomy Group, Pasadena - Caltech
Planetary Data System, Pasadena - JPL (Jet Propulsion Lab)
Planetary Science Institute, The (PSI), Laguna Niguel
SEM: Solar Extreme Ultraviolet Monitor, Downtown - USC
SIRTF and UCLA, Westwood
Solar Physics at UCLA, Westwood
Space Infrared Telescope Facility, Pasadena - Caltech
Space Very Long Baseline Interferometry Project, Pasadena - JPL
Space Physics Center at UCLA Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (UCLA-IGPP), Westwood
Submillimeter Wave Astrophysics at Caltech, Pasadena
UCLA Astroparticle Physics, Westwood
UCLA Cosmochemistry Research, Westwood
UCLA Infrared Imaging Detector Laboratory, Westwood
USC Space Sciences Center, Downtown

Libraries in General
Caltech Astrophysics Library, Pasadena

Research Centers

Open to the Public
Garvey Ranch Observatory, Monterey Park
Griffith Observatory, Glendale
Kuhn Telescope - members only
Luz Observatory at the Lewis Center for Educational Research, Apple Valey
Mount Wilson Observatory
Steve Kufeld Astronomical Site - members only
Stony Ridge Observatory - members only

Research Only
Big Bear Solar Observatory, Big Bear Lake
Brackett Observatory at Pomona College, Claremont
Robert Brownlee Observatory, Lake Arrowhead
California Extremely Large Telescope (CELT) - proposed
Camarillo Observatory
Goldstone Apple Valley Radio Telescope
Observatories of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, Pasadena - operates facilities at Cerro Las Campanas, Chile
150-Foot Solar Tower at the Mount Wilson Observatory
Robinson-Downs Rooftop Observatories (RDRO), Pasadena - Caltech
San Fernando Observatory - Cal State Northridge (CSUN)
Solar Radio Burst Locator (SRBL), Pasadena - Caltech
60-Foot Solar Tower, Mt. Wilson
Table Mountain and 1-Meter Telescope, Wrightwood
UCI Observatory, Irvine

Space Exploration
Friends of the Planetarium, Victorville - Victor Valley College

Andromeda Society of the Morongo Basin, Yucca Valley
Antelope Valley Astronomy Club, Lancaster
Astronomical Society of the Desert, Palm Springs
First Light Astronomy Club, Temecula
Hi-Desert Astronomical Society (HiDAS), Apple Valley
and Hi-Desert Astronomical Society, Apple Valley - old site
JPL Astronomy Club, Pasadena
Los Angeles Astronomical Society (LAAS)
Mount Wilson Observatory Association (MWOA), Pasadena
Mountain Skies Astronomical Society (MSAS), Lake Arrowhead
Orange County Astronomers (OCA), Orange
Polaris Observatory Association, Somis
Pomona Valley Amateur Astronomers (PVAA)
Riverside Astronomical Society (RAS)
San Bernardino County Section of the International Dark-Sky Association
Quasar - San Bernardino Valley Amateur Astronomers (SBVAA)
Sidewalk Astronomers, Hollywood
and Sidewalk Astronomers - old site
South Bay Astronomical Society (SBAS), El Segundo
Southern California Observers (SCO), Ventura
Temecula Valley Astronomers, Murrieta
The Local Group of Santa Clarita Valley, Newhall
Ventura County Astronomical Society (VCAS), Simi Valley


Space Exploration/Travel
California Space Authority (CSA), Torrance
California Space Development Council (CSDC)
Caltech/JPL Mars Society, Pasadena
Caltech Space Society (CSS), Pasadena
OASIS (Organization for the Advancement of Space Industrialization and Settlement), Redondo Beach
Planetary Society, The, Pasadena

Caltech SEDS Astronomy Club, Pasadena
Los Angeles Valley College Astronomy Group (LAVCAG)
Saddleback College Astronomy Club, Mission Viejo
SMC Astronomy Club - Santa Monica College
UCI Astronomy Club, Irvine
Undergraduate Astronomical Society at UCLA (UAS), Westwood

Astronomy Clubs
Astronomy Clubs: California
Astronomy Clubs and Links
Astronomy Clubs: California
Astronomy Web Guide: California
AstroPlace Amateurs: Astronomy Clubs in California
California Space Organizations
Member Societies of the Astronomical League: California
Sea and Sky's Sky Links Organizations
Sky & Telescope Clubs & Organizations Search Results: California
Sky Watch California Links
Southern California Astronomy Clubs

Donald E. Bianchi Planetarium - Cal State Northridge (CSUN)
El Camino College Planetarium and Observatory, Torrance
Griffith Observatory Planetarium, Glendale
Daniel B. Milliken Planetarium at Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga
Millikin Planetarium at Pomona College
Mt. Sac Planetarium, Walnut - Mount San Antonio College
MSAS Astronomy Village, Lake Arrowhead
Riverside Community College Planetarium
S.A.G.E. Planetarium, Lancaster
San Bernardino Valley College George F. Beattie Planetarium
Santa Monica College John Drescher Planetarium
Tessmann Planetarium - Santa Ana College
UCLA Planetarium and Telescope Shows, Westwood

Planetari in the LA Area

Griffith Observer, Griffith Park
Plantarian: Journal of the International Planetarium Society, Griffith Park

Internet Services
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