The SVAS Observer is the official newsletter of the Sacramento Valley Astronomical Society.

Newsletter ScreenshotYou can find information on upcoming club activities, special events, and articles related to astronomy in general. The SVAS Observer newsletter is published every other month beginning January. A link to the complete archive of SVAS newsletters can be found at the bottom of this page.

Articles: Except for individually copyrighted stories, permission is granted to other amateur astronomy organizations to reproduce in whole or in part for internal non-profit use, provided credit is given to the SVAS Observer and to authors of the reproduced materials.

Submit articles: Manuscripts and letters from members are welcome via email in Word (preferred) or text format. Items may be emailed to the editor at Please write “SVAS Observer” in the title of your email.

Deadline for the following month’s newsletter is always the 22nd of the month.

Advertising: Commercial, non-personal advertising, business card through full page, is available. Contact editor for more information. Classified advertising is free to members of the SVAS. Submit ads to editor.

Newsletter: Latest issues of the SVAS Newsletter are emailed to our members. Once the new issue is released, the prior month issue is added here.

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