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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For all of those that have been wondering about the first actual picture of a black hole, here is a nice explanation of what you are seeing. What is nice about this is you don't need to be an Astrophysicist or an Astronmer to understand. Michael RitchieWe have just seen the first image of a black hole, the supermassive black hole in the galaxy M87 with a mass 6.5 billion times that of our sun. But what is t... ...

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This Friday April 5th is the monthly meeting and program of the Lima Astronomical Society. It is held at 8:00 PM at Schoonover Observatory. A short business meeting will be followed by a video program on the Springtime Constellations for the general public.

If you have a telescope, bring it to the meeting and members will show you how to use your telescope and answer any of your questions.

Observing with the 14 inch computerized domed telescope will be weather permitting. Come see the stars with us.
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It is simply getting terrible in the Lima area with increasing light pollution. It's just getting worse and worse. You can take a light pollution map of the entire United States and shrink it down to less then two inches and you can still point out Lima due to the tremendous amount of wasted light we put out.

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The mayor of this tiny Idaho town is fighting light pollution. Welcome to the U.S.'s first Dark Sky Reserve.
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We are getting close to the opening of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing celebration with the Armstrong Air and Space Museum. The following is the flyer with all the dates, times, and places of our Stargazing Events.

We need everyone's help in all the events with the Museum and Libraries this special year. Library dates and times will come shortly. Please contact the LAS when you can volunteer to help.
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