Lima Astronomical Society

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The Lima Astronomical Society has been serving the greater Lima area for over 50 years. We provide a forum for people interested in astronomy to network with other like minded people. We welcome new members and visitors to our meetings and observing events. Please explore our web site to learn more about us.

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Today is Friday so that means Schoonover Observatory is open for Public Viewing at dark. If you have a telescope that you are unsure about using, then bring it and we will show you how to use it. If the clouds clear away will will be mainly looking at Jupiter and Saturn and a mixed bag of Nebulas, Clusters, Exploding Stars, and Galaxies. Plus there are still Perseid Meteors to be seen.

Donations are gladly accepted as we are all volunteers of our time, money, and resources. We are a Tax-exempt non-profit organization under tax code 501 (c) (3). Please help us support Schoonover Observstory.
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Great turnout for the "Wink at the Moon" at the Armstrong Air and Space Museum tonight. The Museum staff has projects going on in the Pavillion and had their telescope set up. The Lima Astronomical Society had the usual handouts available and a telescope set up looking at Jupiter, Saturn, and the Moon until after 11pm. Many people were interested in coming to Schoonover Observatory tomorrow night. ...

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There is no hope today of any clearing skies tonight so the Perseid Meteor Shower viewing at Kendrick Woods tonight at 9:00pm has been canceled.

You can still go outside on any upcoming clear nights and see Perseid Meteors for the next couple weeks but at a reduced rate.
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