Home Planet

Welcome to the home page for the Astronomy program at West Valley College in Saratoga, California. 


Colorized Moon Image

We'd like to thank the Association of Science - Technology Centers, NASA and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics for the opportunity to participate in the "Capture the Colorful Cosmos" workshop and to receive a micro-grant. 

View astronomical images, such as the one to the right,  taken with a robotic telescope with image processing  by WVC astronomy students utilizing MicroObservatory.