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MAS Meetings
Our next meeting will be on April 19th at the Observatory at 8PM. The Board meets at 7PM.

First Wednesday Meeting
Next meeting: May 1st, 7:30PM at the observatory. Topics: TBD

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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
None currently scheduled, but check the Google Group for announcements.  

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F-Scope
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. Currently it's being tested and should be in operation within the next few months.  

G-Scope
We have seen great progress with the G-Scope which sits in the Z-Dome. The new AP GTO1600 is now mounted on top of the new bridge, telescope mounted, and we're starting to image.

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Night Sky Network Award Certificate
Night Sky Network recognizes the MAS. The Night Sky Network awarded the Milwaukee Astronomical Society it's Recognition of Exceptional Outreach for our programs of open houses, tours, and public presentations.
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Day Date Lunar Phase Event Keyholder
April 3  Wed   Event: 7:30PM - First Wednesday How To Meeting at the Observatory  
April 6  Sat     Sue Timlin
414-460-4886
April 13  Sat     Russ Blankenburg
262-938-0752
April 19  Fri   Board Meeting: 7:00PM
Membership Meeting: 8:00PM - At the Observatory
 
April 20  Sat     Paul Borchardt
262-781-0169
April 27  Sat     Brian Ganiere
414-961-8745

 

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