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ORGANIZATION: Valley of the Moon Observatory Association

  • 25 people are interested

We are continually needing volunteers to help deliver our observatory programs to the public. Prior astronomy knowledge is not necessary. We need people to greet and register visitors, help with parking, as well as docents to operate the telescopes and educate visitors on the cosmos. We provide ongoing training.

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About Valley of the Moon Observatory Association


Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, P.O. Box 898, Glen Ellen, CA 95442, US

Mission Statement

We are volunteer amateur and professional astronomers organized as a non-profit association to provide educational programs about science and astronomy for students, the public, and in support of educators. We do this by building and operating the Ferguson Observatory.


The VMOA built and operates the Robert Ferguson Observatory (RFO) at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park near Kenwood. We offer public observing, private group observing, Night Sky classes, Relativity for Non-Scientist classes and telescope making classes for students and the general public. The VMOA is all-volunteer (no paid positions) and operates as part of the Valley of the Moon Natural History Assn. docent program.


Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy
Community, Computers & Technology, Education & Literacy


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Sugarloaf Ridge State ParkKenwood, CA 95442



  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Adult Education
  • Astronomy
  • Research
  • STEM


  • People 55+


  • Orientation or Training

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