The Keene Amateur Astronomers Club is a group of people whose goal is the enhancement of Amateur Astronomy by education, fellowship, sharing knowledge and enjoyment of the hobby. The KAA Club provides outreach programs particularly with the Keene public library and holds monthly viewing sessions at our own observatory. Regular monthly club meetings are held at the Keene State college.
It's out there calling you. You wouldn't be reading this page if you didn't feel it: The universe is pleading to be seen and understood. If you can get away from city lights on a moonless night, you'll get much closer to the cosmos.
Some academic and citizen-science groups came up with neat initiatives for eclipse day. Join a citizen-science campaign on August 21st to record 90 minutes of the Sun's changing corona. You'll need your smartphone and the Megamovie Mobile app.
I am a marketing professional holding a postgraduate degree in management. Astronomy is my hobby. Most amateur astronomers have a list of night sky objects that are special, and that they would like to see in their lifetime.
Come join us for a presentation from the fundamentals of amateur astronomy. Learn your way around the night sky to add to your observing enjoyment. Meetings are on the second Thursday of each month.
This guide will introduce you to every aspect of astronomy—the study of our wonderful cosmos—in 10 steps! Each step has a list of things you can do to conquer that topic and a badge you can earn to show you've reached that level of awesomeness! To collect the badge simply prove your knowledge on the topic at hand by completing the assignment, which you can find below the badge.
F ounded inthe goals of the San Bernardino Valley Amateur Astronomers SBVAA have been to organize amateur astronomers in the San Bernardino Valley area, increase their knowledge and excitement in astronomy and spread that knowledge to the community. Meetings and events include a wide range of topics such as: basic backyard observing, deep space observing, telescope setups and astrophotography. SBVAA welcomes novice and seasoned astronomers, young and old. Advanced amateur astronomers that join the club are provided the opportunity to communicate their knowledge to an eager audience that shares their interests.
Welcome to the TCAA. Welcome to the Twin City Amateur Astronomers' web site. The purposes for which the TCAA is formed are: to promote in every way among its members and the general public an interest in, and knowledge of, astronomy and its allied sciences; to advance amateur astronomy and observational techniques; to render assistance to other individuals or organizations working in the same or related fields; and to do everything necessary and proper to further such on a formal or informal basis.
Newcomers are encouraged to come at to ask questions and learn about the night sky. The regular meeting starts at 7 p. Each month we discuss a bit of club news, what's new in Astronomy, what's up in the sky and have a feature presentation. Anyone interested in astronomy is welcome to come to the meetings.