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 Members
Friday, March 17, 2017
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, March 20, 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
This month is the opportunity for club member to share their astronomical
experiences through a series of mini-talks (5-10 minutes duration). Numerous
presentations have been confirmed; Gert will talk about solar imaging, Roland
will talk about eyepieces and exit pupils, Hilary will talk about some of his recent
astrophotos, Swaroop will talk about trouble-shooting problems with his Atlas
EQ-G mount, Ross will update us on what the NASA Night Sky Network offers our
club, and Ken will talk about observing guides. We are seeking other members to
discuss their projects or interests. If you are interested in giving a mini-talk,
Upcoming star parties
The following star parties hsvr been scheduled:
- Friday 03/31/17, 6:30, Valley Christian Elementary, Dublin
for further information.
The H2O Open Houses will be open to all club members and
the public. The Tesla Winery club Parties will be open to club
members and their guests. There will be no more parties this year, but
they will resume in the coming spring. 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. Each star party will have a theme, including
topics like a tour of the constellations, planets and asteroids, or
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.