Milwaukee Astronomical Society

Astronomy is our hobby! Dedicated to the fun of astronomy at all levels from beginner to expert, casual viewing to scientific research. We welcome everyone interested in astronomy. Find out more about us.

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MAS General Meetings
Our next combined Board/General meeting will be on April 12th at 7PM in the Heritage room of the New Berlin Public Library.

Public Open House
Our first Open House night will be on May 26th at 8:00PM.

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Public Viewing Nights

Open House Nights for 2017

May 26, 8:00-11:00PM

June 17, 4:00-8:00PM

August 11, 8:00-11:00PM

August 25, 8:00-11:00PM

September 22, 7:00-10:00PM

September 29, 7:00-10:00PM

October 13, 7:00-10:00PM

Venus is the very bright "star" in the Southwest after sunset.

Mars is just above and to the left of Venus the S/SW after sunset. It is considerably dimmer than Venus.

Jupiter rises in the East around 10PM.

Saturn rises in the S-SW just before sunrise.

See more sky updates:

S&T: This Weeks Sky At A Glance
Astronomy Mag: The Sky This Week

Quonset Hut Fundraising Project
New Images in the Showcase. See these and many more taken by our members in the Showcase.


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Current Sky Chart from Heavens Above  



Globular Clusters
Open Clusters
Wide Field
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Solar Activity
Artificial Satellites
Meteor Showers
Lunar Phases


  Variable Stars

Z UMa Project
Julian Date Conversion
Eclipsing Binary Ephemeris RR Lyrae Ephemeris