Featured Events

 

 

 

B-SIG Meeting

B-SIG Meeting

March 16, 2019

Golden Valley Library

The March B-SIG, Beginners Special Interest Group will be at the Golden Valley Library, from 1:00 – 3:00 pm.

Speaker: Mike Shaw

Topic: Landscape Imaging for Beginners

This is an informative open discussions suitable for the beginner and veteran alike. We hope to see you there.

For additional information on the MAS Beginners Special Interest Group, visit the B-SIG webpage HERE

For more info about this months meeting, including map & direction, follow the link below.

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Monthly Meeting

MAS Monthly Meeting

April 4, 2019
Fairview Community Center

Speaker: TBD 

Topic: TBD

Monthly meetings are open to all – you needn’t be an MAS member to attend. These meetings normally take place the first Thursday of each month at the Fairview Community Center in Roseville (”Great Room”). Monthly meetings usually start at 7:00 p.m. and last about two hours.

Each meeting features Board member introductions, general announcements, “Better Know a Constellation”, normally presented by a member, main speaker (around 45 minutes duration) and an after-meeting social gathering. Society business is occasionally transacted as needed.

Meeting Location: Fairview Community Center

1910 County Road B West – ”Great Room” Roseville, MN 55113

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Messier Marathon

Messier Objects

April 5, 2019
Cherry Grove Observatory

The Messier Marathon is an attempt to find as many Messier objects as possible during one night. The Messier catalogue was compiled by French astronomer Charles Messier during the late 18th century and consists of 110 relatively bright deep sky objects (galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters).

Additional information and finder charts can be found on the MAS Messier Marathon webpage HERE

The event is cancelled if cloudy with Friday being the primary date with Saturday the alternate.

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Upcoming Featured Events

Apr
4
Thu
Monthly meeting @ Fairview Community Center
Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

 

Speaker: TBD

Topic: TBD

Monthly meetings are open to all – you needn’t be an MAS member to attend. These meetings normally take place the first Thursday of each month at the Fairview Community Center in Roseville (“Great Room”). Monthly meetings start at 7:00 p.m. and last about two hours.

Each meeting features Board member introductions, general announcements, “Better Know a Constellation”, normally presented by a member, main speaker (around 45 minutes duration) and an after-meeting social gathering. Society business is occasionally transacted as needed.

NOTE: Meeting time and / or location sometimes change to take advantage of special program opportunities. Please check the MAS homepage at www.mnastro.org for the latest information regarding the meeting.

Apr
5
Fri
CGO Star Party – Messier Marathon @ Cherry Grove Observatory
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm
CGO Star Party - Messier Marathon @ Cherry Grove Observatory

Messier Marathon Star Party

The Messier Marathon is an attempt to find as many Messier objects as possible during one night. The Messier catalogue was compiled by French astronomer Charles Messier during the late 18th century and consists of 110 relatively bright deep sky objects (galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters).

Additional information and finder charts can be found on the MAS website at HERE

 

The event is cancelled if cloudy, with Friday being the primary date with Saturday the alternate.

Apr
6
Sat
CGO Star Party – Messier Marathon (alt) @ Cherry Grove Observatory
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm
CGO Star Party - Messier Marathon (alt) @ Cherry Grove Observatory

Messier Marathon Star Party

The Messier Marathon is an attempt to find as many Messier objects as possible during one night. The Messier catalogue was compiled by French astronomer Charles Messier during the late 18th century and consists of 110 relatively bright deep sky objects (galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters).

Additional information and finder charts can be found on the MAS website at HERE

 

The event is cancelled if cloudy, with Friday being the primary date with Saturday the alternate.

Apr
20
Sat
April B-SIG Meeting @ Southdale Public Library
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
April B-SIG Meeting @ Southdale Public Library

BSIG Meeting

Saturday April 20, 2019
Location: Helen Young Room Southdale Public Library

Time:  1:00pm to 3:00pm

Presenter: Suresh Sreenivasan
Topic: 2019 Spring observing highlights / All about Telescopes

 

April B-SIG Star Party @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm
April B-SIG Star Party @ Eagle Lake Observatory

This months BSIG will be on Saturday April 20, weather permitting, at Eagle Lake Observatory.

The directions to ELO are included here:Eagle Lake Observatory web page.

This event is weather dependent. So please send me an e-mail at sureshks1@msn.com if you are interested in coming out so I can keep you updated… I will plan on making a go/no go decision by 3pm on the day of the event.

Suresh

May
2
Thu
Monthly meeting @ Fairview Community Center
May 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

 

Speaker: TBD

Topic: TBD

Monthly meetings are open to all – you needn’t be an MAS member to attend. These meetings normally take place the first Thursday of each month at the Fairview Community Center in Roseville (“Great Room”). Monthly meetings start at 7:00 p.m. and last about two hours.

Each meeting features Board member introductions, general announcements, “Better Know a Constellation”, normally presented by a member, main speaker (around 45 minutes duration) and an after-meeting social gathering. Society business is occasionally transacted as needed.

NOTE: Meeting time and / or location sometimes change to take advantage of special program opportunities. Please check the MAS homepage at www.mnastro.org for the latest information regarding the meeting.