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

College/University Departments/Schools/Degrees
Physics Depts.
Science Depts.
Antelope Valley College Astronomy, Lancaster
Caltech Astronomy Department, Pasadena
Astronomy at Cal Poly Pomona
Citrus College Astronomy, Glendora
College of the Canyons Astronomy Department, Santa Clarita (Valencia, Canyon Country)
Cypress College Astronomy
El Camino Astronomy Department, Torrance
Irvine Valley College Astronomy, Irvine
Long Beach City College Astronomy
Moorpark College Astronomy
and Moorpark College Astronomy
Mt. San Antonio College Astronomy and Earth Sciences Programs, Walnut
Orange Coast College Astronomy, Costa Mesa
Oxnard College Astronomy
and Oxnard College Astronomy
Pomona College Astronomy Department, Claremont
Saddleback College Astronomy Department, Mission Viejo
San Bernardino Valley College Astronomy, San Bernardino
Santa Monica College Astronomy Program
Santiago Canyon College (SCC) Astronomy, Orange
Scripps College Astronomy Program, Claremont
UCLA Division of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Westwood
Astronomy at UCR - UC Riverside
University of Redlands Astronomy
Ventura College Astronomy
Victor Valley College Astronomy, Victorville
West Los Angeles College Astronomy, Culver City

Calendars / Directories
AstroImage, Brea, August
Astronomy Nights in Norco
Astrophysics Colloquium, Westwood - UCLA
Jet Propulsion Laboratory Open House, Pasadena, May
Long Beach City College Astronomy Open Houses
MWOA Public Lecture Series (Mt. Wilson Observatory Association), Altadena
RTMC Astronomy Expo, Big Bear City, May
Theodore von Karman Lecture Series at JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory), Pasadena
UCLA Astrophysics Colloquium, Westwood
UC Riverside Astronomy Seminars - UCR
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
California State University Dominguez Hills Neutrino Physics, Carson
Claremont-Carnegie Astrophysics Research Program (CARP)
CURE (Consortium for Undergraduate Research Experience) Program at CSULA and JPL, East LA, Pasadena
Cosmic Background Imager, Pasadena - Caltech
CUREA (Consortium for Undergraduate Research and Education in Astronomy) at Mt. Wilson Observatory
InfraRed Army, Pasadena - Caltech
Infrared Processing and Analysis Center, Pasadena - Caltech
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena - Caltech
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Mars Exploration Program, Pasadena
JPL Solar System Dynamics Group, Pasadena - Caltech
NFS Center for Adaptive Optics, Westwood - UCLA
Planetary Astronomy Group, Pasadena - Caltech
Planetary Data System (PDS), Pasadena - JPL (Jet Propulsion Lab)
Planetary Science Institute, The (PSI), Laguna Niguel
SEM: Solar Extreme Ultraviolet Monitor, South LA - USC
150-Foot Solar Tower at Mt. Wilson Observatory
Southern California Center for Galaxy Evolution (CGE), Irvine
Spitzer Space Telescope, Pasadena - Caltech
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
Astronomy at UCR, Riverside
USC Space Sciences Center, South LA
Voyager - The Interstellar Mission, Pasadena - Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

Libraries in General
Caltech Astrophysics Library, Pasadena

Open to the Public
Research Centers
Research Only

Open to the Public
Garvey Ranch Observatory, Monterey Park
Griffith Observatory, Griffith Park
Kuhn Telescope - members only
Luz Observatory at the Lewis Center for Educational Research, Apple Valey
Mount Wilson Observatory
Sky's the Limit, Twentynine Palms
Steve Kufeld Astronomical Site (SKAS) - members only
Stony Ridge Observatory - members only

Brackett Observatory at Pomona College, Claremont
Cahill Rooftop Observatory (CRO), Pasadena - Caltech
Saddleback College Observatory, Mission Viejo
San Fernando Observatory (SFO) - Cal State Northridge (CSUN)
San Bernardino Valley College Observatory, San Bernardino
UCI Observatory, Irvine

Research Only
Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO), Fawnskin
Robert Brownlee Observatory, Lake Arrowhead
Camarillo Observatory
Goldstone Apple Valley Radio Telescope (GAVRT)
and Goldstone Apple Valley Radio Telescope (GAVRT)
Pomona College 1-Meter (40-inch) Telescope (TMO), Wrightwood
150-Foot Solar Tower at the Mount Wilson Observatory
Solar Radio Burst Locator (SRBL), Pasadena - Caltech
60-Foot Solar Tower, Mt. Wilson
Table Mountain and 1-Meter Telescope, Wrightwood
Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) - proposed, Caltech

Space Exploration
Bright Stars Temecula Valley
Carnegie Observatories (Carnegie Institution for Science), Pasadena - operates facilities at Cerro Las Campanas, Chile
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 Desert
First Light Astronomy Club, Temecula
Friends of Mount Wilson Observatory (FOMWO)
Friends of the Observatory (FOTO), Griffith Park
High Desert Astronomical Society (HiDAS), Apple Valley
and Hi-Desert Astronomical Society, Apple Valley - old site
Idyllwild Astronomy Club
Laguna Woods Village Astronomy Club
Los Angeles Astronomical Society (LAAS), Griffith Park
Los Angeles Valley College Astronomy Group, Valley Glen
Mountain Skies Astronomical Society (MSAS), Lake Arrowhead
Old Town Sidewalk Astronomers, Pasadena, Monrovia
Orange County Astronomers (OCA), Orange
Polaris Observatory Association, Somis
Pomona Valley Amateur Astronomers (PVAA), Claremont
Riverside Astronomical Society (RAS)
Quasar - San Bernardino Valley Amateur Astronomers (SBVAA), San Bernardino
Santa Monica Amateur Astronomy Club
Sidewalk Astronomers, Hollywood Hills
and Sidewalk Astronomers - old site
South Bay Astronomical Society (SBAS), El Segundo
Southern California Observers (SCO), Ventura
Temecula Valley Astronomers (TVA), Murrieta
The Local Group Astronomy Club, Santa Clarita
Ventura County Astronomical Society (VCAS), Simi Valley


Space Exploration/Travel
California Space Authority (CSA), Torrance
Mars Society of Greater Los Angeles, Pasadena
OASIS (Organization for the Advancement of Space Industrialization and Settlement), Redondo Beach
Orange County Space Society (OCSS), Irvine
Planetary Society, The, Pasadena

Caltech SEDS (Students for the Exploration and Development of Space), Pasadena
Los Angeles Valley College Astronomy Group (LAVCAG), Van Nuys
Saddleback College Astronomy Club, Mission Viejo
UCI Astronomy Club, Irvine
UCLA Astrophysics Journal Club, Westwood
UC Riverside Journal Club - UCR

Astronomical League Astroleague Societies
Astronomy Clubs
Astronomy Clubs: California
Astronomy Clubs in California
Astronomy Web Guide: California
Go Astronomy Astronomy Clubs in California
Griffith Observatory Local Astronomy Groups
Sea and Sky's Sky Links Organizations
Sky & Telescope Clubs & Organizations Search Results: California

Bianchi Planetarium, Donald E. - Cal State Northridge (CSUN)
El Camino College Planetarium and Observatory, Torrance
Glendale Community College Planetarium
Griffith Observatory Samuel Oschin Planetarium, Griffith Park
Long Beach City College Planetarium
Millikan Planetarium at Pomona College
Mt. Sac Planetarium, Walnut - Mount San Antonio College
MSAS Astronomy Village, Lake Arrowhead
Riverside Community College Planetarium Shows
S.A.G.E. Planetarium, Lancaster
and SAGE Planetarium, Lancaster
San Bernardino Valley College George F. Beattie Planetarium, San Bernardino
Santa Ana College Tessmann Planetarium
Santa Monica College John Drescher Planetarium
UCLA Planetarium and Telescope Shows, Westwood
Victor Valley College (VVC) Planetarium, Victorville

Planetaria in the LA Area

Griffith Observer, Griffith Park

Internet Services
Database Applications
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