Milwaukee Astronomical Society Members Page

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MAS Board Meetings
Our next Board meeting is on June 10th at 7:00PM at the Observatory. The general membership is welcome to attend!

First Wednesday Meeting
Next meeting: June 5th, 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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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.

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. 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
December 1  Sat     Tom Schmidtkunz
414-352-1674
December 5  Wed   Event: 7:00PM - First Wednesday How To Meeting at the Observatory  
December 8  Sat   Event: Christmas Party - Members Only. 4:00PM at the Observatory. See the November Focal Point for details. Sue Timlin
414-460-4886
December 15  Sat     Paul Borchardt
262-781-0169
December 22  Sat     Brian Ganiere
414-961-8745
December 29  Sat     Lee Keith
414-425-2331

 

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