The Wonders of the CosmosThe Minnesota Astronomical Society has been sharing the joys of amateur astronomy with the public and our dedicated membership since 1972. Info for BeginnersMembership
Upcoming MAS Public Events
Eagle Lake Observatory
Beginner's Observing Sessions
Public Events at Eagle Lake Observatory
Northern Nights Star Fest at LLCC
Public Star Party at Eagle Lake Observatory
Star Party at Eagle Lake Observatory
MAS 50th Year!
Aurora at Eagle Lake Observatory
Lots of Ways to Get Involved
One of the largest, most-active amateur astronomy organizations in the U.S., the Minnesota Astronomical Society is stronger than ever, with 650+ members, countless events, and five unique observing sites.
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More than 50 years later, we continue to create camaraderie among all people and explore the universe through mutual interest in astronomy. To see more video content from the Minnesota Astronomical Society, visit our YouTube channel.
The Beginner’s Special Interest Group (B-SIG) breaks down everything you need to know, and everyone is welcome – whether you’re just getting started in exploring astronomy or you’ve been observing for years!
Don’t have a telescope? What to understand the details of stargazing in Minnesota? The MAS can help you get started – from purchasing and getting the most out of your equipment to learning the night skies. All you need is an interest in learning more.
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