Lima Astronomical Society

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Friday night June 21st, 2019 is the next Every Friday Public Viewing Night with the Lima Astronomical Society at Schoonover Observatory. The Observatory opens at 9:00 pm for viewing with the computer controlled telescope weather permitting. An Astronomy program will be shown in the meeting room and any questions will be answered by the staff.

The Lima Astronomical Society is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization registered with the State of Ohio. All donations are tax deductible. Yearly memberships to the Lima Astronomical Society are available from any member at a nominal cost. Further information can be obtained by calling or texting Michael Ritchie at 419‐371‐1289.
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Schoonover Observatory will be open Tonight June 14 for the public by 9:00 pm. We hope to do some observing but the weather forecasts that I see now are calling for partly to mostly cloudy sky. ...

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2 weeks ago

Why was there nothing done with Jupiter rising in the East and closer than ever. ...

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This coming Friday June 7th 2019 is the start of our Summer Viewing Program. Schoonover Observatory will be open every Friday evening at dark for Stargazing.

It is also the monthly meeting of the Lima Astronomical Society at 8:00pm. A short business meeting will take place followed by an Astronomy program by member Mike Thaman on "The Nebular Hypothesis" of a solar system formation.

View with the telescopes will follow the program weather permitting.
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