The Focal Point

The official newsletter of the MAS

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December 2016
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2015

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2012

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2011

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2010

April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010

 

More Focal Point & Double Dome issues (by Year) are available below!

The Focal Point newsletters go back to September of 1983. Before that, going back to 1958 the newsletter was called the Double Dome.

2009

October
September
June
May
March/April
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2008

November/December
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July/August
January/February

2007

November/December
September/October
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2006

November/December
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2005

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2004

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2003

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2002

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2001

Nov/Dec
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2000

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Mid Summer
May
April
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February
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1999

December
November
October
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Mid Summer
May
April
March
February
January

1998

December
November
October
September
Mid Summer
May Addendum
May
April
March
February
January

1997

December
November
October
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1996

No issues

1995

May/June
April
March
February
January

1994

December
November
October
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May
April
March
February
January

1993

December
October
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July Special
Mid Summer
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April
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1992

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1991

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1990

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1989

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1988

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1987

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1986

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1985

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1984

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1983

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1982

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1981

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1980

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1979

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1978

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1977

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1976

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1974

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1973

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1972

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1969

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1968

December
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July
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Double Domes from 1958-1967

1967
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1965
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1963
1962
1961
1960
1959
1958

The MAS was formed in 1932 and the first newsletter was published in February, 1934. It initially had no name, but soon called the MAS Bulletin. That continued until January of 1936 when the bulletin became incorporated into the AAAA publication, Amateur Astronomy. We are not aware of any newsletters between 1939 and 1957. 

 

MAS Bulletins 1934-1935

1934  February-June
1934  July-December
1935  January-June
1935  July-December

 

AAAA - Amateur Astronomy 1936-1938

1936  January-February
1936  March-April
1936  May-June
1936  July-August
1936  September-October
1936  November-December
1937  January-February
1937  March-April
1937  May-July
1937  August-October
1937  November-December
1938  January-February
1938  March-April
1938  May-July

 

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