MAS Featured Events


Monthly Meeting

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MAS General Meeting

August 6, 2015
Fairview
Community Center

Speaker:

Sarah Komperud
Planetarium Educator
Bell Museum of Natural History

Topic:  Astronomy in Chile

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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2015 NNSF

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LLCC NNSF Observing Field

August 12 – 16, 2015
Long Lake Conservation Center
Palisade, MN
(Near McGregor, Minnesota)

Join us for the Northern Nights Star Fest, offered in cooperation with the Long Lake Conservation Center (LLCC). This Regional Star Party  is open to everyone. You do not need to be a member but a registration fee is required. 

NNSF is held under the very dark skies in rural Aitkin County, about 125 miles north of Minneapolis/St. Paul, offering lodging, meals, afternoon and evening presentations,  observing field with electricity,  and viewing objects through the MAS’s largest aperture telescopes, the 25” and 30” Obsession telescopes.

For registration information , fees and schedule of events, visit the NNSF web page HERE

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Camping with the Stars

Camping with the Stars

August 21-23, 2015
Eagle Lake Observatory

The Minnesota Astronomical Society invites you to the 8th annual Camping with the Stars taking place at the Eagle Lake Observatory, located within Carver County Baylor Regional Park.  Activities begin on Friday August 21st at 7:00 pm.  For more information and full schedule of events, visit the CWTS web page.

There are currently over 60 campers registered for this years event. Call the Carver County Park Office at 952-466-5250 to register and reserve your spot.

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Upcoming Featured Events

Aug
6
Thu
Monthly meeting @ Fairview Community Center
Aug 6 @ 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 and/or recorded message at 952-467-2426 for the latest information regarding the meeting.

Aug
12
Wed
2015 Northern Nights Star Fest @ Long Lake Conservation Center
Aug 12 @ 4:00 pm
2015 Northern Nights Star Fest @ Long Lake Conservation Center

Northern Nights Star Fest

Join us for the Minnesota Astronomical Society – Northern Nights Star Fest, offered in cooperation with the Long Lake Conservation Center (LLCC). This Regional Star Party event is OPEN TO EVERYONE and held under the very dark skies in rural Aitkin County, about 125 miles north of Minneapolis/St. Paul, offering viewing objects through the MAS’s largest aperture telescopes, the 25” and 30” Obsession telescopes.

For registration information and schedule of events, visit the MAS website at All Weather Event

Aug
13
Thu
2015 Northern Nights Star Fest @ Long Lake Conservation Center
Aug 13 all-day
2015 Northern Nights Star Fest @ Long Lake Conservation Center

Northern Nights Star Fest

Join us for the Minnesota Astronomical Society – Northern Nights Star Fest, offered in cooperation with the Long Lake Conservation Center (LLCC). This Regional Star Party event is OPEN TO EVERYONE and held under the very dark skies in rural Aitkin County, about 125 miles north of Minneapolis/St. Paul, offering viewing objects through the MAS’s largest aperture telescopes, the 25” and 30” Obsession telescopes.

For registration information and schedule of events, visit the MAS website at All Weather Event

Aug
14
Fri
2015 Northern Nights Star Fest @ Long Lake Conservation Center
Aug 14 all-day
2015 Northern Nights Star Fest @ Long Lake Conservation Center

Northern Nights Star Fest

Join us for the Minnesota Astronomical Society – Northern Nights Star Fest, offered in cooperation with the Long Lake Conservation Center (LLCC). This Regional Star Party event is OPEN TO EVERYONE and held under the very dark skies in rural Aitkin County, about 125 miles north of Minneapolis/St. Paul, offering viewing objects through the MAS’s largest aperture telescopes, the 25” and 30” Obsession telescopes.

For registration information and schedule of events, visit the MAS website at All Weather Event

Aug
15
Sat
2015 Northern Nights Star Fest @ Long Lake Conservation Center
Aug 15 all-day
2015 Northern Nights Star Fest @ Long Lake Conservation Center

Northern Nights Star Fest

Join us for the Minnesota Astronomical Society – Northern Nights Star Fest, offered in cooperation with the Long Lake Conservation Center (LLCC). This Regional Star Party event is OPEN TO EVERYONE and held under the very dark skies in rural Aitkin County, about 125 miles north of Minneapolis/St. Paul, offering viewing objects through the MAS’s largest aperture telescopes, the 25” and 30” Obsession telescopes.

For registration information and schedule of events, visit the MAS website at All Weather Event

Aug
16
Sun
2015 Northern Nights Star Fest @ Long Lake Conservation Center
Aug 16 @ 8:00 am
2015 Northern Nights Star Fest @ Long Lake Conservation Center

Northern Nights Star Fest

Join us for the Minnesota Astronomical Society – Northern Nights Star Fest, offered in cooperation with the Long Lake Conservation Center (LLCC). This Regional Star Party event is OPEN TO EVERYONE and held under the very dark skies in rural Aitkin County, about 125 miles north of Minneapolis/St. Paul, offering viewing objects through the MAS’s largest aperture telescopes, the 25” and 30” Obsession telescopes.

For registration information and schedule of events, visit the MAS website at All Weather Event