publication of The Oakland Astronomy Club - A
member society of the
This website created by
Kevin M. Berg
Oakland Astronomy Club, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3
organization with the following registered purpose:
provide astronomical education through ownership and operation of
facilities for the benefit of the general public, both youth and adult;
to make available instructors for the conduct of seminars and class
room education, which shall be available to other institutions of
learning, public and private, as well as programs for the general
public; to do research and study in the science of astronomy; to
receive, administer and disburse funds for the furtherance of its
educational purposes as well as for other charitable, philanthropic and
scientific purposes for the public good and welfare and for no other
All of the members of the club would like to welcome you to our
website. Please feel free to look around. We hope your experience on
our website is enjoyable, informative, and problem-free. We all look
forward to seeing you at the next club function!
Who are we?
Well, apart from our mission statement above:
- We are based in Southeast Michigan's Oakland County.
- We operate a semi-dark sky observing site
at Addison Oaks County Park, which is the home to the club's 17.5"
dobsonian telescope. We're in the planning stages for
building a permanent public observatory here!
- We put on educational programs
for local schools, parks, and other organizations, including Star Parties !
- We have meetings on the second
sunday of every month except May,
open to the public, for the exchange of knowledge, information, and
interesting discussions concering all aspects of Astronomy.
- We publish a monthly newsletter
full of interesting tidbits and stories about the club's many events
- We have a whole lot of fun doing
all of the above!
Membership is open to anyone with an interest
You don't need to own optical equipment to join - everyone from
complete beginners to grizzled veterans are most certainly welcome!
in becoming a member? Fill
out the Membership Form
to request more free information or contact the Club
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