Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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2
3
4
Monthly meeting 7:00 pm
Monthly meeting @ Fairview Community Center
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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5
CGO Star Party 6:00 pm
CGO Star Party @ Cherry Grove Observatory
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm
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LLCC Star Party 6:00 pm
LLCC Star Party @ Long Lake Conservation Center
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm
LLCC Star Party @ Long Lake Conservation Center
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6
CGO Star Party (alt) 6:00 pm
CGO Star Party (alt) @ Cherry Grove Observatory
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm
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8
9
10
11
12
CGO Star Party 6:00 pm
CGO Star Party @ Cherry Grove Observatory
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm
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LLCC Star Party 6:00 pm
LLCC Star Party @ Long Lake Conservation Center
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm
LLCC Star Party @ Long Lake Conservation Center
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2018 Public Star Party – Fall A-Day 2:00 pm
2018 Public Star Party – Fall A-Day @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2018 Public Star Party - Fall A-Day @ Eagle Lake Observatory
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CGO Star Party (alt) 6:00 pm
CGO Star Party (alt) @ Cherry Grove Observatory
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm
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October B-SIG Star Party 5:30 pm
October B-SIG Star Party @ Metcalf Field
Oct 27 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm
October B-SIG Star Party @ Metcalf Field
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2018 Public Star Party 7:00 pm
2018 Public Star Party @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2018 Public Star Party @ Eagle Lake Observatory
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Oct
27
Sat
October B-SIG Star Party @ Metcalf Field
Oct 27 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm
October B-SIG Star Party @ Metcalf Field

The October BSIG will be on SATURDAY October 27th, weather permitting, at the Metcalf Nature Center.

The directions to Metcalf are included here: http://www.mnastro.org/facilities/metcalf/

This event is weather dependent. So please send me an e-mail (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.

2018 Public Star Party @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2018 Public Star Party @ Eagle Lake Observatory

Public Star Party at the MAS Eagle Lake Observatory.

The Eagle Lake Observatory consists of the Onan Observatory, the Sylvia A. Casby Observatory and the HotSpot Classroom.
Additional information as well as directions can be found on the Eagle Lake Observatory web page.

 

All Weather Event (3rd qtr. moon)

Nov
1
Thu
Monthly meeting @ Fairview Community Center
Nov 1 @ 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.

Nov
2
Fri
CGO Star Party @ Cherry Grove Observatory
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm

Cherry Grove Star Party

Cherry Grove Star Parties are held on Friday nights, with Saturday reserved as the backup night if Friday is cloudy.

Star parties are no longer called “on” or “off”. Those planning on attending are to make their best judgement as to sky conditions and whether to attend or not. Generally however, star parties are cancelled if cloudy.

Be sure to check the MAS Discussion Forums if conditions are questionable to see if others are planning on attending.

LLCC Star Party @ Long Lake Conservation Center
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm
LLCC Star Party @ Long Lake Conservation Center

LLCC Star Party weekend

LLCC Star parties are held on both Friday and Saturday night.

Star parties are no longer called “on” or “off”. Those planning on attending are to make their best judgement as to sky conditions and whether to attend or not. Generally however, star parties are cancelled if cloudy.

Be sure to check the MAS Discussion Forums if conditions are questionable to see if others are planning on attending.

Nov
3
Sat
CGO Star Party (alt) @ Cherry Grove Observatory
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm

Cherry Grove Star Party – Alt

Cherry Grove Star Parties are held on Friday nights, with Saturday reserved as the backup night if Friday is cloudy.

Star parties are no longer called “on” or “off”. Those planning on attending are to make their best judgement as to sky conditions and whether to attend or not. Generally however, star parties are cancelled if cloudy.

Be sure to check the MAS Discussion Forums if conditions are questionable to see if others are planning on attending.