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MAS Board Meetings
Our next Board meeting is on July 8th at 7:00PM at the Observatory. The general membership is welcome to attend!

First Wednesday Meeting
Next meeting: July 10th, 7:30PM at the observatory. Topics: TBD


Next Open House Night
Our first Open House "night" of the season will be on June 22nd. We will need your help!  

Next Observatory Work Party
No work parties are currently scheduled. When there are, it will be posted here and on the Google Group.  


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Election Results
We have two new board members: Gabe Shaughnessy and Mike Wagner. All of the officers were re-elected, except Lee Keith was elected to Vice-Present. The Board voted to make Paul Borchardt a Founder Member.

We now have a brand new F-Scope, a Stellarvue SVQ100 F5.8 Astrograph to replace the C14. And a new imaging camera, a ZWO ASI1600MM Cool. The mount is an AP GTO900. It sits in the Toeller Observatory. Testing is complete and it is now in operation.

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Lee Keith's Zen of Telescope Buying
Zen of Telescope Buying. Lee Keith gave a presentation at the May meeting on the variety of considerations to be weighed when thinking of buying a telescope. We have posted his presentation here for you to view. 
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Day Date Lunar Phase Event Keyholder
June 1  Sat     Tamas Kriska
June 5  Wed   Event: 7:30PM - First Wednesday How To Meeting at the Observatory  
June 8  Sat     Tom Schmidtkunz
June 10  Mon   Board Meeting: 7:00PM. At the Observatory. Members are invited.
June 15  Sat     Sue Timlin
June 22  Sat   Event: Public Night: 1:00PM - 4:00PM -- Members should arrive by 12:30 Gene Hanson
June 29  Sat     Russ Blankenburg


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