We publish a monthly newsletter full of interesting tidbits and stories
about the club's many events and adventures.
publication of The Oakland Astronomy Club - A
member society of the
This website created by
Kevin M. Berg
Welcome to the Oakland Astronomy Club Website!
Our Club Is Located in Oakland County, Michigan
Meeting: Sunday, Nov. 12, 7 PM, Dinosaur Hill Nature Center, 333
Northhill Circle, Rochester MI (Map)
Presentation: "Computer Assisted
Astrophotograpy" by Dana Tousley
Addison Oaks Public Viewing Nights With Our 17½" Telescope (Directions):
Nov. 10 or 11; Tom
17 or 18; Dana Tousley, 248-841-6528
Normally we commit to one of the two nights of a
weekend for public viewing (weather
permitting). Please call the designated
observer beforehand to find out which night and what time he will be available.
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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, 7:30 PM
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