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WHAT’S HAPPENING AT BMAA?

 

December   3 (Wednesday), public meeting starting at 7:30 pm Upper Dublin Lutheran Church, 411 Susquehanna Rd., Ambler. 

Join us for our SHOW-AND-TELL meeting, sharing our latest and best gadgets, projects, observing highlights, astrophotgraphs, experiences and memorable travels. We will also have a “get-to-know’me” session about one of our favorite constellations.

 

December 18 (Thursday), Star Party from 7 to 8pm at the Michener Museum in Doylestown.

This Star Party is being held in conjunction with the exhibit, Starstruck: The amazing art of astrophotography,” currently being held at the Michener Museum.  If skies are clear, we will have various telescopes and cameras for photography set-up on the Museum patio for demonstration and viewing. If skies are cloudy, exhibits and demonstrations will be set-up inside the Museum.

 

January 7 (Wednesday), public meeting starting at 7:30 pm Upper Dublin Lutheran Church, 411 Susquehanna Rd., Ambler. 

Join us for our holiday meeting and quiz night. There will be some astronomy-related discussion, general knowledge quizzing and time to socialize. Bring your favorite snack to share.



The public is welcome at our meetings beginning at 7:30 pm at Upper Dublin Lutheran Church, 411 Susquehanna Ave., Ambler, 19002. Look for the black and yellow BMA2 signs.

 

Our Mission

The Bucks-Mont Astronomical Association (BMAA) is a group of amateur astronomers working together to improve astronomical knowledge and observational skills. BMAA members are a varied group of individuals who share a curiosity about the sky. We make ourselves and our instruments available to promote public interest in astronomy.

  • Public Monthly Meetings

  • Members and guest speakers present lectures or demonstrations on astronomical-related topics. Meetings are held at the Upper Dublin Luthern Church, 411 Susquehanna Road, Ambler, 19002.
  • Public StarWatches

  • StarWatches are conducted at various locations. The public is invited for an evening of stargazing; you are encouraged to bring your telescope! BMAA members share their telescopes and offer assistance and observing tips.
  • StarParties

  • Members gather at one of several dark-sky sites to help each other hone observing and astrophotography skills.
  • Educational outreach  BMAA is a community resource, offering astronomy programs to schools, youth groups and civic organizations.
Annual membership in BMAA includes a subscription to our quarterly newsletter, CONSTELLATION, membership in the Astronomical League and United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey, and discounts to astronomy publications. If you are interested in joining BMAA or in renewing your membership, click here for a membership application. Astronomical League

Officers of this Pennsylvania non-profit organization are:

Gary Sprague
Dwight Dulsky
Ed Radomski
Scott Peterson
President
Vice-President
Treasurer
Secretary
Contact: info@bma2.org


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