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MAS Meetings
Our next General Meeting will be on February 16th at the Observatory at 8PM. The Board meets at 7PM.

First Wednesday Meeting
Feb. 7th, 7PM at the observatory. Imaging the Sun, Moon & Planets.


Next Open House Night
Our first Open House night for 2018 will be on May 11th. We will need your help!

Renew Your Membership!
It's that time the year to renew your MAS Membership. Click here to go to the renewal page.


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Open House Nights 2018
We have established a schedule of dates of our Open House nights for this year. We will be looking for as many volunteers as possible, especially when there is clear weather when the crowds can be substantial. 

New Solar Observatory Dome
We decided to replace the dome on the Solar Observatory rather than buying a tarp which would require 2 people to effectively place. This has immediately solved our leaking issues. See the photos to the right.

Quonset Hut Remodel Project
We are happy to announce that the project is done! After so many years of some embarrassment, we can now be very proud of our updated meeting hall which included work on the first floor of the A Dome. Our thanks to the many members who participated, but especially Tamas Kriska, Agnes Kessler, and Jeff Kraehnke. See details here.

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The New Solar Observatory Dome

New Solar Observatory Dome.  Our new dome from Nexdome arrived in January. It was assembled in a warehouse and brought to the observatory and installed. See previous articles from the MAS front page in the Article Archive.
2016 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 2018
Day Date Lunar Phase Event Keyholder
July 1  Sat     Tamas Kriska
July 8  Sat     Jeff Kraehnke
July 10  Mon   Board Meeting: 7:00PM - At the Observatory
July 12  Wed   Event: First Wednesdat meeting for July  
July 15  Sat     Gene Hanson
July 21  Fri   Event: MAS Campout  
July 22  Sat   Event: MAS Campout Jill Roberts
July 29  Sat     Tom Schmidtkunz
July 30  Sun   Event: Yerkes Star Party - See the Member's Page for details  


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