Why Join an Astronomy Club

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WHY JOIN AN ASTRONOMY CLUB

1st To learn about amateur astronomy and observing techniques. A great way to learn how to observe the heavens is to do it yourself, and our club provides both the training and opportunity.

2nd To interface with others who share your interest in a particular field of astronomy. The best way to learn how to observe the heavens is to do it with the aid of a more experienced observer. Our Copernicus Mentoring program helps everyone learn from the more experienced among us.

3rd To enjoy the social aspect of observing and meeting. Our membership consists of people from all walks of life: from students to medical doctors; ; from engineers and retired engineers to business owners; who all enjoy the beauty and mystery of the cosmos. Our monthly meetings, observing sessions, and annual banquet provide an excellent way to socialize and meet new people who share your interests.

We have active Special Interest Groups such as the The Hector J Robinson Observatory (HJRO).

HJRO is part of the Lincoln Park School System, in Lincoln Park, Michigan.

 NOW INSTALLED! and open for public viewing (on clear nights!) 
    is the new 14" Celestron SCT on a Losmandy Titan mount 
    with Gemini GoTo!!! Watch here for public shows. <<<
State Wide Astronomy Night Friday April 7th 7PM - 11PM at Henry Ford College, Dearborn. Members requested to bring telescopes for rooftop observing.
Club Meeting times 7PM 4TH Thursday each month