Latest Member Articles

By Jim Fahey
05 Apr 2014 19:39
By Jim Fahey
          Three Outstanding Members   James Bankston is one of our quiet members who always has a smile.  James shows up at our school star parties and at Sparks Marina. A retired Air Force Master Sergeant, he is educating the...
By Dennis Jamison
04 Feb 2014 14:25
By Dennis Jamison
The year 2014 started for the ASN with a memorable Holiday Party at Tim Burn’s home on January 18.  It was well attended, the food and gift exchange were great, and everyone enjoyed the opportunity to socialize.Your officers hope that 2014 will be a year...
By TimBurns
22 Jan 2014 22:05
By TimBurns
John Dobson, an Inventive Itinerant Guide to Stargazing, Dies at 98
By James Fahey III
30 Sep 2013 10:40
By James Fahey III
SIA EXPO is the trade show and conference of choice for Astronomy and Imaging enthusiasts residing in the San Fernando Valley and surrounding area. SIA focuses primarily on Astronomy and Outdoor Optics and Photography Explore Scientific will be there to...

Latest Forum Topics's Avatar
13 Apr 2014 16:18
Second Attempt At Astrophotography nice shot and yes the wind up here is always moving
DougWilson's Avatar
21 Mar 2014 20:42
New Canon 60Da Hey guys, I am new to the Reno/Sparks group. I have been using a Cannon 60Da since last August. I have been really impressed not only for astrophotography but also for general photography too. For most photography the lack of the IR filter doesn't seem to...
TimBurns's Avatar
17 Mar 2014 17:52
Free: 1999-2011 S&T / Astronomy magazines Hello all! I'm doing some spring cleaning and have 1999-2011 Sky & Telescope and Astronomy magazines, free to good home. Let me know if interested.

Latest Gallery Images


ASN Members

Currently Online


Upcoming ASN Events

Veterans Elementary Solar Party
Tue Apr 22 @ 6:00PM - 07:00PM

ASN members only star party
Sat Apr 26

KNPB Solar Viewing, Rancho San Rafael
Sat Apr 26 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM

XL Christian School (Sparks) Star Party
Fri May 02 @ 8:00PM -

Astronomy Day, Sparks Marina
Sat May 10 @ 3:00PM - 10:00PM

ASN informal meeting at TBD
Tue May 13 @ 6:30PM - 08:00PM

Sparks Marina Public Star Party
Fri May 16 @ 8:00PM -

Other Upcoming Events

No events

Moon Phase

Joomla Templates: from JoomlaShack