Author Archives: The Editors of Sky Telescope

South Shields Astronomical Society

NAME South Shields Astronomical Society ADDRESS South Tyneside College Saint George's Avenue, South Shields, Tyne and Wear NE34 6ET CONTACT Christine Manson PHONE 0191 4568584 EMAIL ssas1957@gmail.com URL NUMBER OF MEMBERS 30 OTHER INFORMATION Society founded October 1957. Meetings held every other Thursday from September to May in Block L Lecture Theatre 19:00 –...

Western Colorado Astronomy Club

NAME Western Colorado Astronomy Club ADDRESS PO Box 40537 Grand Junction, Colorado 81504 USA CONTACT J. Douglas Grodt PHONE (970) 812-3661 EMAIL info@wcacastronomy.org URL http://www.wcacastronomy.org/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS 25 OTHER INFORMATION The Western Colorado Astronomy Club is a non-profit organization founded in 1989 and dedicated to science education. We serve the Grand Junction metro...

Astronomy Club (American University in Cairo)

NAME Astronomy Club (American University in Cairo) ADDRESS New Cairo, Egypt CONTACT Ramy PHONE 00226151000 EMAIL astronomy@aucegypt.edu   URL https://www.facebook.com/astronomyauc NUMBER OF MEMBERS 100 OTHER INFORMATION The Astronomy Club is a new club in the American University in Cairo that will help develop and create a fun and challenging environment for those who love...

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Solar and Lunar Eclipses in 2015

Two total lunar eclipses occur this year, on April 4th and September 27−28. Meanwhile, a total solar eclipse in March sweeps across remote Arctic waters on March 20th, and a partial event on September 13th is likewise poorly placed for observing. Any list of nature's grandest spectacles would certainly include eclipses of the Sun...

Lowcountry Stargazers

NAME Lowcountry Stargazers ADDRESS 5246 Braddock Ave North Charleston South Carolina 29405-4174 USA CONTACT Jenion Tyson PHONE EMAIL jeniontyson@gmail.com   URL http://www.lowcountrystargazers.org NUMBER OF MEMBERS 15 OTHER INFORMATION Check our web site to learn more about us.

Vectis Astronomical Society

NAME Vectis Astronomical Society ADDRESS 35 Forest Road Winford Sandown Isle of Wight PO36 0JY United Kingdom CONTACT Secretary PHONE 01983 864303 EMAIL secretary@wightastronomy.org URL http://www.wightastronomy.org NUMBER OF MEMBERS 100 OTHER INFORMATION The society was founded in 1976 to promote island-wide interest in astronomy. It has a membership of about 100 people of all...

Colorado Springs Astronomical Society

NAME Colorado Springs Astronomical Society ADDRESS P.O. Box 16318 Colorado Springs Colorado 80935-6318 USA CONTACT Jim West EMAIL president@csastro.org URL http://csastro.org/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS 150 OTHER INFORMATION Dedicated to learning and enjoying the night sky - all skill levels invited! We host Rocky Mountain Star Stare in June each year and conduct public star parties...

Range Astronomy Club

NAME Range Astronomy Club ADDRESS 1515 East 25th Street Hibbing, MN USA CONTACT Dale Kentoph  PHONE  (218) 245-1763 EMAIL drwho2@localnet.com URL http://www.rangeastronomy.org NUMBER OF MEMBERS 11 OTHER INFORMATION An informal group of people interested in "what's out there". We meet a minimum of twice per month, more if we have any special events.

SOLARACTIVITY

NAME SOLARACTIVITY ADDRESS 360 Taylor Street Amherst, OH 44001 USA CONTACT John W. O'Neal, II PHONE 1-440-985-3405 EMAIL kohamher1@yahoo.com URL https://www.facebook.com/groups/solaractivity/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS 16,000 OTHER INFORMATION SOLARACTIVITY is a Facebook club, a social network experiment in Solar Astronomy. Like minded members from around the world gather here to post their solar drawings and...

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Inside the March 2015 Issue

PURCHASE PRINT ISSUE | PURCHASE DIGITAL ISSUE | DOWNLOAD BACK ISSUES | SUBSCRIBE Beyond the Edge Spiral galaxies stun the viewer, yet they have even more visual power when serendipitously aligned to our line of sight. Ted Forte leads a tour of a variety of edge-on galaxies in March's cover story. Peering beyond the...

Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society

NAME Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society ADDRESS PO Box 765 Eau Claire, WI 54703 CONTACT Mike Brown PHONE 715-839-0995 EMAIL cvastro.org@gmail.com URL http://www.cvastro.org NUMBER OF MEMBERS 38 CLUB DESCRIPTION The Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society (CVAS) is an amateur astronomy club in Wisconsin's Chippewa Valley. The society meets at Hobbs Observatory in the Beaver Creek Reserve...

City Lights Astronomical Society for Students

NAME City Lights Astronomical Society for Students ADDRESS 1409 Sequoia Dr. Plano, Texas 75023 PHONE 214-597-8023 CONTACT John W. Wagoner 972-422-1886 EMAIL john@classusa.org URL http://www.classusa.org NUMBER OF MEMBERS 12 OTHER INFORMATION CLASS does most of its work in the inner city. It serves the underserved areas of our community. All services are free of...

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Inside the February 2015 Issue

Challenge yourself to observe the solar system's minor moons, find out how the science of nothing is teaching us the fate of the universe, and discover how astronomy influenced the work of H. P. Lovecraft in the February 2015 issue of Sky & Telescope.