Fremont Peak Observatory Association

 

What is FPOA?
Our business is "Bringing Astronomy to the Public".
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  • FPOA is in the business of astronomical public outreach.
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  • FPOA is not an astronomy club.
    Operating Model
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  • We offer the public extensive free access to high quality astronomical equipment and interpretative services in a convenient, dark sky, family-friendly environment.
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  • We offer serious amateur observers a good dark sky site and observatory with high availability, in return for help interpreting the night sky for the public.
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  • We offer philanthropists and community-spirited people the satisfaction of donating time or money to a worthy, cost-effective means of promoting public knowledge and interest in astronomy and related sciences.
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  • We offer educators, researchers, and private enterprise various opportunities in return for assistance with publicity, funding and general operations
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  • We offer the California Department of Parks and Recreation interpretive services, increased visitorship, and management of Fremont Peak State Park's "Ranger Row" area, in exchange for continued free access to the observatory and pads.
    FPOA Values
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  • Family-friendly
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  • Non-commercial


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    Last updated: 8/23/09
    Web site by Doug Brown