Upcoming Events and Announcements:
This page contains a calendar of events near Champaign-Urbana
which may be of interest to UIAS club members. Many of these
events are not directly associated with the club, but they are
listed for their astronomical relevance.
Fall 2012 meetings and events
- Thu., August 30: UIAS club meeting, 8pm room 134 Astronomy Building
- Fri., September 7, 9PM: Observatory Open House *if weather is clear*. Public welcome!
- Fri., September 14, 7PM: UIAS club meeting, 7pm at Observatory - Pizza party, with observing afterward if clear. (Please pay your $10 annual dues that night if you're attending)
- Fri., September 14, 9PM: Observatory Open House (public event if Sep. 7th was cloudy)
- Future meetings and events will be announced as plans solidify
- Past astronomy club activities
- Astronomy Picture of the Day
Observatory Open House Schedule:
- Next Open House
- As usual, there will be an open house on the first Friday of every month.
- Make up (if weather disagrees on the first Friday) will be on the
- The viewing typically begins around 9pm in May-October, 7pm in December-March, variable in between.
You can look forward to seeing planets, star clusters, and more with the University of Illinois' 100+ year
old refracting telescope. As always, our Open Houses are open and free
to the public.
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- If you have any suggestions for things you would like the club to do,
either email your favorite officer or
email the club
We'd love to hear from you.
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