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AMATEUR ASTRONOMERS OF CENTRAL IOWA
WHO WE ARE:
We are an astronomy club that services Marshall and Tama county.  We have a 16" scope in a domed observatory and have public observing events once a month from May to October if the skies are clear.

NEWS  
You are invited to join us out at the observatory on Sunday night, September 27th for the Lunar Eclipse (weather permitting). The eclipse will begin at about 8 PM. Totality will last about 72 minutes, beginning at 9:11 PM and ending at 10:23 PM.

Bring a lawn chair, and a thermos of hot chocolate or your other favorite hot drink and be sure to dress warmly.

Hope to see you there.
Membership:   We are a small group of astronomers of various experience levels.  We enjoy getting out under the stars and pointing telescopes at stars, planets and galaxies and pointing out constellations.  All ages are encouraged to join us.  We love to share our knowledge and our passion with others.  Come Join us for a night of observing.  On those months that it is not conducive to meeting at the observatory, we meet on the 2nd Friday of the month at Fisher Community Center.