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The MEMPHIS ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY holds a general meeting monthly, usually in-person and on the first Friday evening of the month. These meetings are also broadcast live via Zoom for our remote audience.

M.A.S. also holds a monthly virtual astrophotography focus meeting.

Next MAS Meeting- June 2, 2023 @ 7:00 PM.

Zoom meeting link

‘Power Solutions for Astronomy and Astrophotography’
By: Ric Honey

Rhodes College and live streamed
Map to meeting at Rhodes College
Robertson Hall – Room 110

Ric Honey will review how the electricity requirements for our hobby have changed over the years and some ideas for how to provide power to our ever-growing dependency on electronic devices. He will discuss different options for portable power supplies for today’s advanced ‘go-to’ and robotic telescopes as well astro-imaging rigs. A practical talk for anyone looking to spend substantial time out in the field with today’s sophisticated astro-technology.

Next Astrophotography Focus Meeting –
June 21, 2023 @ 7:00pm

Zoom meeting link

Moderator: Merrel Miller
Topic (Subject to change): Telescopius

June 10: Burton’s
June 17: Burton’s
June 24: Hinton Park

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observing events

The Memphis Astronomical Society is a non-profit, public service organization promoting interest and education in astronomy and related sciences. Founded in 1953.

We offer

  • Telescope tips
  • Astronomy programs
  • Physics programs
  • Hands on telescope training
  • Astronomy telescope videos
  • Dark sky observing
  • Astronomy equipment help guides

The Memphis Astronomical Society is 501(c)(3) charitable educational society, and as such, donations may be tax deductible (please consult your tax advisor). If you care to make a donation, you may use the link below to do so. We will be sure you receive a receipt for your records.

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