Welcome to the Battle Point Astronomical Association

The Sundial has arrived

Upcoming Events

Next Planetarium Show / Stargazing Night at Ritchie Observatory is June 13, 8:30 pm.  Topic TBA Free to members, $2.00 donation suggested for nonmembers, $5.00 for families.If the sky is clear, we’ll also have sky viewing through the telescopes of BPAA astronomers.

Adv. Astronomy & Observation Class
Join us for a deeper examination of amateur Astronomy topics such as celestial spheres, deep sky objects, making vs. buying a telescope, astrophotography, and using computer controlled telescopes like the 27.5” Ritchie.  Signup at BI Parks  Class code: 131861-01 Thursday  7:30– 9:30p   5/21–6/11 $39

NGC 3373, NGC 3371, & M 105 (NGC 3379)

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SUNDIAL STATUS

Pictures of Sundial Construction & Installation
Please donate to our Sundial Project so we can finish. Thank you.


Deck for the Richie

This Saturday (2/7) Malcolm, Steve, Nels (l to r) & Marty were busy, knee deep in sawdust, working on the deck platform for the Richie. Once completed, the new deck will provide a single surface for observing at the telescope. A ladder will be needed but it will be much smaller and not tied to the dome.

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Many thanks to One Call for All for their many years of continued support.

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Many thanks to the Bainbridge Community Foundation for their support of our Sundial Project

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Many thanks to the Bainbridge Island Rotary for their grant to allow us to obtain a Solar Telescope for our educational outreach programs.