West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200


Science & Math Room 45B


Astronomy Faculty
Physical Science Faculty

Personal Pages

Doug Epperson
Benjamin Memdelsohn

Degrees & Certificates

A.A Degree

emphasis in:
Degree Major
Degree Major


Certificate Name
Certificate Name

Transfer Information:

Info about transfer

Degree Requirements
and Course Descriptions

Department Chair:
Dr. Douglas Epperson
Division: Science and Math
Division Chair:
Rebecca Wong

Related Links

Other Links

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           Astronomy Program

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.


Questions?  Benjamin.Mendelsohn@westvalley.edu

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