Michiana  Astronomical  Society

Welcome,

The Michiana Astronomical Society is an Astronomy club based in the South Bend/Mishawaka Indiana area. We meet in the third Thursday of the month. Meeting take place a new location the Centre branch of the South Bend library located at 1150 E Kern Road South Bend, IN 46614.

Important News

 June 2015 - Results of MAS elections, our new officers are:

Eric Sorensen - President

Bruce Miller - Vice President

Ruth Craft - Secretary

Dan Smith - Treasurer

Jim Hopkins - Member at Large

Many thanks to our previous officers and their service to the Michiana Astronomical Society, it members and the community.

June 2015 - Meeting will take place on Thursda7 June 18th at a new location the Centre branch of the South Bend library located at 1150 E Kern Road South Bend, IN 46614

Please note this is a new day and a new location.

Not the best of weather for MSP7, but a few hours of decent viewing. Below are pictures from MSP7.

Pauls72's MSP7 album on Photobucket

If you have come here looking for information on the MAS7 Star Party, you have come to the right place. It can be found on the MSP7 page. You can also find the information located on our presidents web site Nightwise.

Earthbound Events

Summer Solstice in South Bend, Indiana, U.S.A. is on Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 12:39 PM EDT (Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 16:39 UTC)

This is the longest day of the year.

Time for a Star Party - Read Chucks blog about what goes on at a Star Party .

Space Events

 The Hubble Space Telescope celebrates it's 25th Anniversary in space this week.

   NASA reported the New Horizons spacecraft began its approach phase to Pluto, which will result in the first flyby of the "dwarf planet" on July 14, 2015.
Time until
New Horizons reaches it's closest approach to Pluto.     

            
         

Can you find these galaxies in the sky? 

 We are a 501c(3) non-profit organization. All contributions are tax deductable.