We publish a monthly newsletter full of interesting tidbits and stories
about the club's many events and adventures.
Welcome to the
Oakland Astronomy Club Website!
Club Is Located in Oakland County, Michigan
2018 Events: Please Note! July Meeting Will Be Held on Sunday,
July 8 starting at 6 PM for our annual picnic. Hot dogs will be
provided, please bring a dish to pass!
Meeting: Sunday, July 8, 6 PM, Dinosaur Hill Nature Center, 333
Northhill Circle, Rochester MI (Map)
Presentation: Annual Picnic
Addison Oaks Public Viewing Nights With Our 17½" Telescope (Directions):
July 6 or 7; TBA, 248-TBA
July 13 or 14; TBA, 248-TBA
Normally we commit to one of the two nights
weekend for public viewing (weather
permitting). Please call the designated
observer beforehand to find out which night and what time he will be
Great Lakes Star Gaze September 6-9
Astronomy on the beach. Island Lake picnic grounds. 9/14-15/18.
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Welcome! We hope your
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
- We are based in Southeast Michigan's Oakland
- We operate a semi-dark sky observing site
at Addison Oaks County Park, which is the home of the club's 17.5"
- We publish a monthly newsletter
full of interesting tidbits and stories about the club's many events
- We put on educational programs
for local schools, parks, and other organizations, including Star
- 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!
- We have meetings at 7:00 PM 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.
Meetings are held at the Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve in Rochester,
in becoming a member? Fill
out the Membership Form
to request more free information or contact the Club
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