LVAAS - THE LEHIGH VALLEY AMATEUR ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY: Promoting, Facilitating and Teaching Astronomy Since 1957
Login

Welcome to LVAAS, Anonymous
Sunday, May 28 2017 @ 04:21 AM EDT

Share

LVAAS News

Megameet Rescheduled!

Megameet 2017 is postponed due to unfavorable weather forecast. It is now scheduled for June 16-18, and we will announce a new rain date. Watch this space for details.

General Meeting: Open to the Public
Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Grady Planetarium, LVAAS Headquarters,
620B East Rock Rd., Allentown PA 18103

Astrophotography Doesn't Need to be Expensive

featuring Jake Ginsburg, DVAA

Jake Ginsburg is an attorney and amateur astrophotographer who resides in Lower Gwynedd.
Jake currently serves as the Chair of Publicity of the Delaware Valley Amateur Astronomers. 

The 2017 Astroimaging Calendar is still available! Copies will be available at the meeting, on sale for $5.00 each.

Also, don't forget that it's time to renew your membership! You can renew at the General Meeting, or at any time by downloading the renewal form here and sending it in with your dues.

 

 

Share

LVAAS HOME


—    LVAAS    —

THE LEHIGH VALLEY AMATEUR ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY -- 620B East Rock Road -- Allentown, PA 18103 -- 610-797-3476 -- www.lvaas.org

WELCOME!

Founded in 1957, the Lehigh Valley Amateur Astronomical Society (LVAAS) is one of the oldest continuously-operating amateur astronomy organizations in the U.S. The mission of LVAAS is to promote the study of Astronomy and to maintain a meeting space, observatories, and a planetarium.

LVAAS operates two astronomy sites: The South Mountain site in Salisbury Township is the headquarters of the Society. It has a planetarium with a Spitz A3P projector, a 21 foot dome, meeting space, the Red Shift store, library, workshop space, and three observatories. The Pulpit Rock site near Hamburg is LVAAS's members-only dark sky site. At 1600 feet above sea level, the site features five observatories and a pad for member's scopes.

Members who receive training on the scopes may obtain keys to the observatories. LVAAS also maintains a rental "fleet" of telescopes that members may rent at low cost. Members also receive access to The Observer, our online newsletter, as well as reduced subscription prices to Sky and Telescope and Astronomy Magazine. If you want to learn more about astronomy and LVAAS, please join us at our next public star party.

 

South Mountain Clear Sky Chart  image

Pulpit Rock Clear Sky Chart         image

My Account






Lost your password?

Redshift Store

Order LVAAS Merchandise Online


Current Moon Phase

CURRENT MOON

Topics

Older Stories

Friday 29-May

Upcoming Events

Site Events

Wednesday 31-May
Thursday 01-Jun
Saturday 03-Jun
Friday 09-Jun
Sunday 11-Jun
Friday 16-Jun
Saturday 17-Jun

What's New

Stories

No new stories

Comments last 2 days

No new comments

Trackbacks last 2 days

No new trackbacks

Links last 2 weeks

No new links

Media Gallery last 7 days

No new media items

DokuWiki last 14 days

No new items

Poll

Poll Topic: LVAAS 60th Anniversary Banquet

Question: If LVAAS offered a 60th Anniversary Banquet for $30 per head, at Lehigh's Mountaintop campus on Friday, November 3, how many total guests in your party would attend?

  •  0
  •  1
  •  2
  •  3
  •  4
  •  5
  •  6
  •  >6
This poll has 3 more questions.
Other polls | 110 votes | 0 comments

Random Image

Who's Online

Guest Users: 4

Stats
614 Pages Viewed
64 Unique Visits

Affiliates

LVAAS