Milwaukee Astronomical Society

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MAS September General Meeting
Our next general meeting is September 18th at 8:00PM at the Observatory. Interested in membership? Join us at the meeting!

Next Public Open House
September 11th at the observatory. Find more information here..

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Public Viewing Nights


A̶p̶r̶i̶l̶ ̶2̶4̶, 7:30PM

M̶a̶y̶ ̶8̶, 7:30PM

J̶u̶n̶e̶ ̶2̶0̶, 6:00PM

A̶u̶g̶u̶s̶t̶ ̶7̶, 7:30PM - Pluto

A̶u̶g̶u̶s̶t̶ ̶2̶1̶, 7:30PM

September 11, 7:30PM

September 27, 7:30PM
Total Lunar Eclipse

October 9, 7:30PM

At our observatory, more info here.



Saturn is low in the southwest at sunset in the constellation Scorpius.

Venus rises just before sunrise in the east.

Mars rises just before sunrise in the east.

See more sky updates:

S&T: This Weeks Sky At A Glance

Astronomy Mag: The Sky This Week

New Showcase Images

What's New in the Showcase! Here is a selection of images taken by MAS members Tamas Kriska, Dennis Roscoe, and Jeff Kraehnke. For details on the images, visit our Showcase
See previous articles from the MAS front page in the Article Archive.  

 

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