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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6 days ago
What's happening in the skies the next few days? Sky & Telescope's latest guide has the details. The early morning of February 18 is especially busy, with a crescent Moon passing in front of Mars, and Jupiter and Saturn both visible nearby! www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/this-weeks-sky-at-a-glance-february-14-22/ ...
1 week ago
This Friday February 7th, 2020 is the monthly meeting of the Lima Astronomical Society at Schoonover Observatory at 8:00pm. This is an important meeting as we are still working with the city to get the dome motors replaced and the beginnings of building the Dark Sky Observatory.
The program will be Professor Bryan Boulander of the Ohio Northern University College of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He will speak on the growing problems of "Light Polution"
The dome is still closed due to motor problems. If the weather is clear we will have a telescope or two on the observing deck for viewing. ...