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Star Party at D-Bar-A Scout Ranch in Metamora, Michigan
Saturday, March 24, 2018 4:00 PM
Astronomy Club will again be participating in the D-Bar-A Scout Ranch
star party near Metamora, Mi. There will be solar observing in the late
afternoon, then various presentations in the main lodge, and then to
cap off the days activities, there will be telescope observing in the
evening. As of this listing, plans are
still being formulated as far as activities, presentation titles, etc.
checking this website as details become known.
AstroNite at U of M Flint
Saturday, April 7, 2018 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Ponds Astronomy Club will be partnering with UM Flint and Longway
Planetarium on their AstroNite public program featuring a visit by
shuttle astronaut Story Musgrave.. This is a free, family-oriented event
that includes a variety of activities for kids and adults. The club
will be providing and manning telescopes for public viewing of the night
sky. Attendance includes a free show at Longway Planetarium (first
come, first served). Planetarium tickets are available at Longway. Come
out with your family and enjoy this free event. Check back here, our
club website, or the AstroNite page for late changing info. The
AstroNite Facebook is below:
Ford Amateur Astronomy Club "Astronomy Conference & Swap Meet"
Saturday, April 7, 2018 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
15th annual Ford Amateur Astronomy Club Astronomy Conference & Swap
Meet will be held on the Henry Ford Community College Dearborn Campus
on April 7. There will be general astronomy presentations, technical
talks for amateur astronomers, a swap meet, and planetarium shows.
Flyer and details will be forthcoming.
"Couriers From Outer Space" and his meteorties by Mark Jeffery of the Oakland Astronomy Club
Saturday, April 21, 2018 7:00 PM
Mark Jeffery of the Oakland
Astronomy Club is probably the foremost knowlegable meteorite person in
Michigan. Tonight Mark will have quite a few meteortites to show us and
give us a presentation on these objects from other parts of our solar
Attica Library Outreach - "Introduction to Nighttime Observing"
Saturday, May 19, 2018 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Astronomy Club will be providing a public outreach activity at the Imlay City Library branch in Attica, Michigan.
will be hosting a public star party at the Attica Township Library (branch of Imlay City Library) and
Attica Township Park on May 19. The program will consist of a short
indoor program and then have telescopes available for public night sky
viewing in the park directly behind the library afterwards. The indoor
program will be at the library at 5:00PM and the telescopes will be at
the park beginning at 8:00PM. This event is geared toward children and
includes a craft activity where they will make planispheres. Cost to
attend: Free. Bring your telescope if you have one and a lawn chair or
just come for fun and to look through some scopes.
Times for this event are:
5:00 - 7:00pm Presentations at the Library
8:00 - 11:00pm Star Gazing at the Park
If you have any questions relating
to astronomy, please contact me at 248-969-2790, or via e-mail at
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