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Our mission Statement : “Our mission is to share our passion for, and joy in, astronomy by providing fellowship, education and extraordinary observational experiences to members of our organization and the community.”

ASRAS member image of the month - Moon Halo by Nick Lamendola

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- New member ? Contact webmaster Joel Schmid to obtain a login and password for the private members only areas of our website.

- To see the most up to date news and events happening with ASRAS log in with your user name and password and then click on the Activities page.

- For quick links to the most commonly used website pages, scroll down to the bottom of the page ==>

Comet ISON paper published

Comet Ison Morphology paper published !

Results from the world wide coma morphology campaign for comet ISON (C/2012S1)
Back in 2013 ASRAS members participated in a world wide campaign to image comet Ison as it approached the sun. Several members contributed to collect images of the comet and our results were included in the official scientific paper published about the comet. You can read the full article and see who contributed at the following link :


ASRAS Events

ASRAS Events

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Note: You must log in to view the videos

Click on the camera Icon to jump to our VIMEO video page where you can download recordings of past meetings in case you missed one.

Dee's Sky This Month

Dee's Sky This Month

Click on the speaker icon to hear a recording of what you can see in the sky this month

Radio Astronomy

Click on the radio telescope to see whats new in the ASRAS Radio Astronomy project !


Star Parties

Star Parties

Primary and secondary operators for the Strasenburgh scope sign up by clicking on an event, then click on enroll for this event
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ASRAS Star Party Info :

ASRAS Star Party Info :

What is a STAR PARTY ? Where will the star party be ?
Click the STAR PARTY INFO link to learn more !

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If you cant find a page for the website in the menus at the top look here for quick links to the most commonly used ASRAS website pages (NOTE - some pages may require you to log in) :

Click on the strip to see the CSC for Ionia NY

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