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MAS Meeting-Public invited!
Friday 4/18/2014, 8:00 PM, Rm 133
in the Physics Building at UWM,
1900 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee

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Public Viewing Nights

Open House Nights for 2014

April 25, 7:30PM
The Giant Planet: Jupiter

May 23, 7:30PM
The Red Planet: Mars

June 20, 6:00PM
The Sun

August 22, 7:30PM
The Wonders of Nebulae

September 12, 7:30PM
Ice Giants: Uranus and Neptune

October 3, 7:30PM
The Moon

Venus is very bright in the morning sky.

Mars is now at opposition. How to spot it in the sky.

See more sky updates:
S&T: This Weeks Sky At A Glance
Astronomy Mag: The Sky This Week

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New in the Showcase! The most recent images taken by MAS members Tom Schmidtkunz and Dennis Roscoe.

Did you miss the recent Lunar Eclipse? You may be in luck assuming good weather. There is going to be another one in the early morning hours of October 8th of this year.  Mark your calendar and don't forget to come back to our website for more information.

See previous articles from the MAS front page in the Article Archive.


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Current Sky Chart from Heavens Above  



Globular Clusters
Open Clusters
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Solar Activity
Artificial Satellites
Lunar Phases



  Variable Stars

Eclipsing Binary Ephemeris
RR Lyrae Ephemeris