Welcome to the Tri-Valley Stargazers Astronomy Club's web site. There is a lot
of information here on the many activities of the Tri-Valley Stargazers
(TVS). Learn why you should join the club to get the most out of your
amateur astronomy hobby in the east San Francisco Bay Area.
Next Public Meeting
Speaker:TVS club members
Friday, September 15, 2017
Note: August's meeting was cancelled
Doors open at 7:00 p.m.
Show & Tell starts at 7:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church
1893 N. Vasco Rd., Livermore
Next Board Meeting
Monday, September 18, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Round Table Pizza
1024 E. Stanley Blvd, Livermore
Members are always welcome at board meetings. Pizza is optional.
The Latest News & Upcoming Events
August's meeting was cancelled. Too many club members were off observing the solar eclipse to
make a meeting practical.
This meeting will feature short presentations by those who were able to get away to see the solar
eclipse on 08/21/17. You can expect there to be plenty of slides and movies showing the phenomenon, and
maybe a few pictures as well of the antics of those people who participated in the event.
Upcoming star parties
The following star parties have been scheduled:
- Thursday 09/21/17, Outreach party at John Green Elementary School in Dublin (setup 06:45)
- Friday 09/22/17, Outreach party at Del Valle Arroyo Road Staging Area (setup 06:15)
- Wednesday 09/27/17, Outreach party at Fredriksen Elementary School in Dublin (setup 06:45)
- Thursday 09/28/17, Outreach party at Livermore Library (setup 06:30)
- Friday 09/29/17, Outreach RADD party at Pleasanton Senior Center (setup 06:30)
- Saaturday 10/07/17, Outreaach Solar observing party at Livermore Airport (setup TBD)
- Saturday 10/21/17, Club party at Tesla Winery
- Wednesday 11/08/17, Outreach party at Banta Elementary School near Tracy
The H2O Open Houses are generally open to all club members and the public.
The Tesla Winery club parties are generally open to club members and their
guests. Start and end times for the parties will be announced later, but we
usually plan to arrive at the observing site about 30 minutes before sunset
and wrap up around midnight Please contact
for further information.
TVS Crystal Wine Glasses For Sale
TVS is offering elegant crystal wine glasses for sale to club
members. You don't have to drink wine to enjoy the beautiful
TVS logo-etched stemware. Use them for your favorite beverage,
or they can be used as a beautiful container for small
plants. They are the perfect gifts for loved ones or friends.
Look for them at club meetings, where they will be sold for
$10/each. Don't drink alone, buy two! Support TVS. Thanks to
who got these wonderful glasses.
TVS Logo Wear
You may have seen some TVS members wearing shirts and jackets
embroidered with the TVS logo. If you are interested in obtaining an
embroidered logo item, you can do so by ordering whatever you would like
Land's End's Corporate Sales
section and specifying TVS logo #0118948. You will need to set up an account, which will
ask for the logo number and the TVS customer number (3452021).
TVS has also set up shop at
for members to buy non-embroidered TVS logo wear. You can have the TVS
logo put on t-shirts, mugs, buttons, hats, coasters, etc. You buy
through Cafepress, and Cafepress sends TVS a portion of the proceeds.
Visit the web site to see all the TVS logo possibilities.