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10/16/2019
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10/15/2019 7:01:29 PM
Springfield Astronomical Society October Meeting

The next meeting of The Springfield Astronomical Society will be Tuesday October 22, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM at The Library Center (TLC) in Community Room B. Dale Flippo will be giving a presentation on the upcoming transit of Mercury across the Sun.



9/22/2019 6:09:03 PM
Springfield Astronomical Society September Meeting

The next meeting of The Springfield Astronomical Society will be this Tuesday 9/24/19 at 7:00PM in Community Room A of The Library Center on South Campbell.

Please make plans to attend!



9/3/2019 11:14:32 AM
Springfield Astronomical Society

The Springfield Astronomical Society will be co-hosting a public outreach at Nathaniel Green Park this Friday night (9/6/19).

The outreach will begin at 8:00 PM.

Please make plans to attend!

The Springfield Astronomical Society also has a Facebook page. 'Like' us at www.facebook.com/SpringfieldAstronomy


7/21/2019 7:37:37 PM
Springfield Astronomical Society July Meeting

The next meeting of The Springfield Astronomical Society will be this Tuesday 7/23/19 at 7:00PM in Community Room B of The Library Center on South Campbell. The topic will be "Double Stars"



7/16/2019 8:55:50 PM
SAS Outreach at Marionville Library Sat 7/20/19

The Springfield Astronomical Society will be holding an outreach event at 8:00PM on Saturday 7/20/19 at the Library in Marionville in conjunction with their Outdoor Movie event. If you would like to bring a telescope you will want to arrive early enough to be set up by 8:00. We should be able to view the Moon and Jupiter. It should be a fun event! Please make plans to attend! Here is a link to the Library's movie event:

https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=2425948927452404&id=163212310392755

7/9/2019 8:31:32 PM
Outreach Friday 7/12 7-9PM Sequiota Park

We will be holding a public outreach event in collaboration with The Springfield Greene County Library Friday night 7/12/19 from 7-9PM in Sequiota Park. The Library is holding an event in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing and we will be there to discuss the Moon, Astronomy, Telescopes, Observing and related topics and to promote the club. I will be there with a couple of telescopes and some equipment to display. Anyone who would like to help or simply participate is welcome. If you would like to help let me know. I would like to have someone bring a SCT or Mak style scope and I would also like to have a small DOB.

We probably won't get to observe much at this event but it will still be a fun evening of talking astronomy and showing off some scopes and equipment! Please make plans to attend!



6/19/2019 7:47:47 PM
SAS June Meeting

The next meeting of the Springfield Astronomical Society will be Tuesday June 25 at 7:00PM in Community Room A at The Library Center on South Campbell.

We will be discussing the Apollo 11 Moon landing and everyone is encouraged to bring any related memorabilia or interesting related items you have.

We will also be discussing a couple of our upcoming outreach events.

Please make plans to attend!

The Springfield Astronomical Society also has a Facebook page. 'Like' us at www.facebook.com/SpringfieldAstronomy

If you wish to receive email updates from the Springfield Astronomical Society on upcoming events, please sign up on our email notification on the 'Need an Account?" link.

You do not need to be a member to receive updates.



4/18/2019 8:01:06 PM
SAS April Monthly Meeting

The May meeting of The Springfield Astronomical Society will be this Tuesday, May 28th. It will start at 7:00 PM in the Harrison Room at The Library Center on South Campbell.

The topic for this month will be on summer stargazing.

We will also be discussing a couple of our upcoming outreach events.

Please make plans to attend!

The Springfield Astronomical Society also has a Facebook page. 'Like' us at www.facebook.com/SpringfieldAstronomy

If you wish to receive email updates from the Springfield Astronomical Society on upcoming events, please sign up on our email notification on the 'Need an Account?" link.

You do not need to be a member to receive updates.


1/3/2019 9:53:22 PM
Springfield Astronomical Society

The Springfield Astronomical Society also has a Facebook page. 'Like' us at www.facebook.com/SpringfieldAstronomy

If you wish to receive email updates from the Springfield Astronomical Society on upcoming events, please sign up on our email notification on the 'Need an Account?" link.

You do not need to be a member to receive updates.


10/19/2018 8:58:48 PM
Springfield Astronomical Society October meeting
The next meeting of the Springfield Astronomical Society will be Tuesday October 23rd at 7:00PM at The Library Center on South Campbell in Meeting Room A. The topic will be "Winter skies". Please make plans to attend.

9/23/2018 2:34:37 PM
Springfield Astronomical Society September meeting
The next meeting of the Springfield Astronomical Society will be Tuesday September 25th at 7:00PM at The Library Center in Meeting Room A. We will discuss public outreach. Please make plans to attend.

8/1/2018 7:38:58 AM
Springfield Astronomical Society
Look for a string of planets across the sky this month. From west to east, look for Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars. Mars is at its closest point this month, and is easily spotted in the southeast sky after sunset.

The Perseid meteor shower will peak on the mornings of the 12th and 13th. The Moon is at new phase and won't interfere with the shower.

Expect to see at least one meteor per minute.

The next meeting of the Springfield Astronomical Society will be Tuesday August 28th at 7:00PM at The Library Center. Please make plans to attend.



5/21/2018

May Calendar


The Springfield Astronomical Society also has a Facebook page. 'Like' us at www.facebook.com/SpringfieldAstronomy

If you wish to receive email updates from the Springfield Astronomical Society on upcoming events, please sign up on our email notification on the 'Need an Account?" link. You do not need to be a member to receive updates.


8/19/2009

SERVICE MESSAGE


Website down for a bit, and a few updates
It's been a while since I chimed in here but I wanted to make everyone aware there have been some website outages in the past few months and this past Monday it was a big one and it finally bit the dust.

The website has been restored and I'm in the middle of systematically going through everything to make sure it's "all" working good. If you encounter an error somewhere using the website please contact me -

Richard (at) ScopeTrader (dot) com


7/18/2005

Solar Observing Day photos


The 2005 Solar Observing Day photos are online now, just click here to see the photos.
Thank you to everyone who participated!


10/30/2003

Astrophoto section and alerting now online


The new Astrophoto Gallery is online!
Go there now
I've taken the liberty to add the first astrophoto ;)

Note:
You must be a member of the SpringfieldAstronomy.org web site to ADD photos, but everyone that visits here can see them.

In addition to this, the website alerting system is up and running.
Anytime NEWS, or ASTROPHOTOS, or any other section of the site is updated, AND you have an account here on SpringfieldAstronomy.org - you will be alerted by email that something is new, along with a link to go directly to the new item posted on the site.

Please be aware that you can adjust your account at any time to receive or not to receive emails. Once logged into the site, just click MY ACCOUNT.

More updates and section to come, so stay tuned!

Richard Harris




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