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January 2023 Newsletter

View this month's astrophotography and catch up on the latest club news. For earlier editions, check out the newsletter archives.

Monthly Meeting

Elections, Open Forum

by various LAS members

Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 7pm

Location: Zoom-only (email invite)

There will be an election to select LAS Officer’s and board members for 2023. Be sure to attend if you are interested in being on the LAS Board of Directors or being a club officer.

There will be presentations by:

  • Bill Tschumy about his work on variable stars
  • Eileen McKim about new research on the age of the magnetic field of Mars
  • Stephen Garretson about creating HOO Images in PixInsight

If you are not a member and would like to join our next meeting,

Contact via email and we'll send you an invitation.

View previous LAS meeting presenters


Tonight's Sky

The Space Telescope Science Institute gives a quick look at the constellations you can see each month.

For Teachers

Visit our Educational and Community Outreach page for Science Project ideas, websites specifically for students, and more.

Astro Calendar 

A day-by-day schedule of what will be visible in the night sky, along with links to detailed explanations.

What's Up

This video from NASA shows you skywatching highlights for each month.

For Kids  

Watch videos of Peppa, who finds all kinds of learning adventures. Join her on this one where she learns about the stars.

Observing the Night Sky

This section of our Astronomy Resources page offers information to help you plan for a night of stargazing.

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If you've found these resources helpful, considering becoming a member or donating today.

Membership in the LAS is open to all people of any age. We offer Student and Individual memberships.

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