Cameron Park Community Observatory

Heavenly Skies: Catch a glimpse of Venus, the Evening Star

Venus, Earth’s closest planetary neighbor, orbits the Sun at an average distance of about 0.72 Astronomical Units (67,000,000 mi) and completes an orbit every 224.65 days. Th ...

Heavenly Skies: Saturn to make entrance, reach peak visibility April 28

The recent winter sky has been dominated by the solar system’s largest planet, Jupiter. This spring, the giant planet is slowly moving toward the western horizon on its 12-an ...