The POPULAR ASTRONOMY CLUB club pride is the POPULAR ASTRONOMY was a founding member society of the CLUB MOBILE OBSERVATORY. Housed ASTRONOMICAL LEAGUE. What does in a fourteen-foot enclosed trailer with an this mean to you? It means that when you attached six foot rotating dome is a join the POPULAR ASTRONOMY CLUB computer controlled Meade LX-200 you not only get the fellowship and telescope of 12-inch aperture. It is experience of those in your local area but equipped for astrophotography as well as of those throughout the nation. The direct visual observing. It can be moved to expertise of many fellow hobbyists is there dark sky sites or wherever members need to be shared, to enrich your experience. to either observe or promote astronomy. As a member you can have access to this The POPULAR ASTRONOMY CLUB, roving observatory. Also available for INC. (PAC) meets on the second Monday John Deere of each month with the exception of the members only is our permanent Paul Castle Memorial Observatory Planetarium month of August when our meeting is on the night of the Perseid Meteor Shower, Members can get discounted Augustana College and the month of October when we subscriptions to Sky and Telescope and Rock Island, IL 61201 schedule our Annual Banquet. Past Astronomy magazines and on virtually any meetings have included lectures on various astronomical publication. Members Founded in 1936 under the leadership astronomical subjects by guests, the receive our own club newsletter as well as of Dr. Carl Gamble, the POPULAR showing of astronomy and space science the newsletter of the LEAGUE. ASTRONOMY CLUB has had as its main videos and DVDs, planetarium The POPULAR ASTRONOMY CLUB purpose to act as interpreter of presentations, observing sessions and together with the LEAGUE sponsors astronomical events to the public. We are eclipse slide reports. Meetings are observing programs designed to increase pleased that over the years thousands of scheduled at 7:30 PM. Members are also your observational skills. You are people have become aware of the wonders encouraged to observe together. encouraged to participate in all of these that exist in the heavens above. activities. Special meetings are scheduled at Astronomy is contagious. As the various times. These may be special guest PAC is a NOT-FOR-PROFIT general public became more interested in speakers, field trips, or the annual picnic. corporation. it, it became a well patronized hobby. Astronomical knowledge or telescope If you have further questions or desire a Hobbyists are a gregarious lot and it is ownership is not needed at all, just simply a Membership Application, feel free to write natural for many to associate together. desire to know, to discover new things to the POPULAR ASTRONOMY CLUB at Amateur astronomers have organized astronomical. To assist you in this the address on the front of this brochure, societies and clubs from coast to coast. It endeavor, PAC members have access to an call 563-332-4032 or e-mail was inevitable that a federation of clubs astronomical library, a video tape and firstname.lastname@example.org. be formed and thus was born the DVD collection, and telescopes that can be ASTRONOMICAL LEAGUE. We also invite you to visit our web site checked out to enrich their own at http://www.pacastronomy.50megs.com astronomical experiences. Of particular PAC wishes you Clear Skies!!
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