|The Astronomical Society of the Toms River Area|
The Astronomical Society of the Toms River Area (A.S.T.R.A.) is open to individuals who are interested in astronomy and space sciences. Members are of all ages and all levels of experience. Many are novices, some are advanced observers. Beginners are especially welcome.
May 9th, 2014
Date: Friday, 05/09/2014 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm
The next meeting will be held at the Robert J. Novins Plantarium meeting room located on the Ocean Couty College campus (Bldg. 17 next to parking lot 2).
The meeting will include a presentation by ASTRA member Ryan Knipple who will give a presentation about astronomy on-line. If you're interested in learning about astronomy, telescopic observing, and other things space-related, join the amateur astronomers of ASTRA. Interested people of all ages are invited. Snacks will be served for ASTRA members and telescopes will be setup outside for observing after sunset. "Weather Permitting".
Join ASTRA at Jakes Branch County Park on Satuarday, May 3rd for Astronomy Day!
Join the members of ASTRA as they celebrate Astronomy Day at Jakes Branch County Park, Double Trouble Road, Beechwood, NJ on Sat., May 3rd. Daytime events are scheduled for 3 to 5 pm and evening events from 7:30 to 11pm. Observe the Sun's corona and see suns spots through special telescopes or watch us make a comet during the daytime events or observe the night sky with us in the evening!
Join ASTRA at Ocean County College on Satuarday, May 10th for Astronomy Day!
Join the members of ASTRA and the Planetarium staff as we celebrate Astronomy Day at Ocean County College Planetarium on Sat., May 10th. Daytime displays and presentations are scheduled for 10 am to 4 pm and evening night sky observations from 8 to 11 pm. This is a free event open to the public.
Mars 'Curiosity' rover continues exploring the Red Planet!
Check on the rover's progress and view the images taken by the rover cameras anytime on the NASA Science website!
The 'New Horizons' spacecraft is only 3.64 AUs from Pluto and closing fast!
No longer used
telescopes, parts, and accessories.
Call the ASTRA Hotline at 609-971-3331
We will come and pick-up your used equipment.
"THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT"
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