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Valley of the Moon Observatory Association

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Assist the public visiting the observatory, helping with parking, greeting, lectures, observing with small or large telescopes.

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About Valley of the Moon Observatory Association

Location:

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.

Description

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.

Children & Youth
Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Sugarloaf Ridge State ParkKenwood, CA 95442

SKILLS

  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Business Development
  • Adult Education
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training

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