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Historical Archive 1970–1979

MAS Postcard - about 1970MAS Observatory about 1970 
From a postcard produced by the club. View from the SW looking NE.

Portascopes - 1974?Portascopes, 1974? From left: Jim Toeller, Paul Murn, Virgil Tangney, Ken Krahn, Bill Collins, Bill Albrecht, and Ed Halbach.


MAS Eclipsing Binary Team - Gerry and GaryMAS Eclipsing Binary Team

Gerry Samolyk (left) and Gary Wedemeyer (right).

Grazing Occultation ResultGrazing Occultation
Results from a very successful grazing occultation of Z-8200 on April 25-26, 1977.


Big Dipper over the A DomeBig Dipper Over A Dome

Photo by John Asztalos.
April 1979.

Ray Zit with his 14.25" f/5 reflectorRay Zit

Ray Zit with his 14.25" f/5 reflector on a trailer hitch fork mount.
April, 1977.


1977 - Proposed New ObservatoryA Proposed Astronomical Observatory

1977 appeal for support for moving the observatory with a new 25 inch telescope..  

MAS Observatory - About 1970MAS Observatory about 1970 

This is a very large photo that hung in the Quonset for many years.