Louisville Astronomical Society

Upcoming events

    • Sat, November 25, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 11:59 PM
    • Curby

    The LAS welcomes anyone interested in astronomy to visit us at out dark site located in Curby, Indiana for our monthly Star Party. Come listen to a program on astronomy followed by observing the night sky. Tonight witness the brilliance of the Full Moon!

    Map to Curby

    The LAS welcomes one and all at our Star Parties. If you have a scope and are having trouble figuring out how to use it, please feel free to bring it to our public Star Party.

    The LAS is an IRC §501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. Donations are welcome.

    May your scope and skies be clear at the same time. Hope to see you there.

    • Sat, December 02, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 11:59 PM
    • UAC - Tom Sawyer Park

    The LAS welcomes anyone interested in astronomy to visit us at the Urban Astronomy Center (UAC) located in E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park for our monthly Star Party.

    This is the Last Public Observation of this year at the UAC!

    Members may arrive early for set-up. If the ground is wet we will set-up behind the building on the asphalt. Scope set-up is weather dependent. Our scopes are unable to penetrate the clouds and heavy moisture such as rain drops are bad for the electronics.

    Directions and map to EP Tom Sawyer State Park

    The LAS welcomes one and all at our Star Parties. If you have a scope and are having trouble figuring out how to use it, please feel free to bring it to our Star Party. 

    The LAS is an IRC §501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. Donations are welcome.

    May your scope and skies be clear at the same time. Hope to see you there.


    • Fri, December 08, 2017
    • 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • UofL Planetarium

    Join us after the Monthly Skies over Louisville program at the UofL Rauch Planetarium.

    We will set up in the courtyard and let you see views of the night sky. It is also a good time to see the different types of telescopes and binoculars you can use to enjoy the night sky.

    We look forward to seeing you there.

    Link to UofL Rauch Planetarium

    • Sat, December 09, 2017
    • 6:00 PM
    • Bernheim

    Sky Watch and Star Stories at Bernheim with Don Spain.

    • Thu, December 14, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • E.P Tom Sawyer Park, Sawyer-Hayes Center, 2201 Lakeland Road
    Register

    Join us for our LAS Christmas Dinner and General Meeting held on Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 7:00-10:00 PM at the beautiful Sawyer-Hayes Conference Center located at 2201 Lakeland Road in E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park.

    This is a members only event. Members may bring guests.
    Please RSVP no later than Thursday, December 7.
    You may register online or call Ken Alderson to pre-register. 

    Meet old and new members of the LAS. Enjoy Christmas Music. Dine on a catered buffet meal. Listen to reports on the State of the LAS. Relive the successes of 2017. See a display of our new and exciting scopes and equipment.

    If you have anything for sale or you want to buy a scope, space will be provided for a Swap Meet. 10% of the sale price will be donated to the LAS.

    Dress is Christmas Casual.

    Registration

    Cost is $20.00 per person, payable in advance or at the door.
    Please RSVP no later than Thursday, December 7.

    You may RSVP and register in two ways:

    First Way to register (EASY)
    - Log in to the LAS website at http://www.louisville-astro.org.
    - Click on the link in the Christmas Party announcement on the home page.
       - Note: You must be logged in to see the Christmas Party on the calendar
    - Click Register and fill out the form and choose to pay online or print the invoice to pay at the door.
    - Bring your invoice to the party to show payment or pay at door.

    Second Way to register
    - Call LAS President Ken Alderson at 502-939-0324 or email him at megacoach@aol.com
    - He will confirm your reservation and you may pay by cash or check at the door.

    If you have any questions, call LAS President Ken Alderson at 502-939-0324 or email him at megacoach@aol.com.


    • Sat, December 16, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • UAC - Tom Sawyer Park

    LAS Urban Astronomy Center

    Christmas Open House

    Saturday, December 16 7:00-10:00 PM

    Admission: One Dozen Cookies or other Treats

     

    Join us for Public Night at the UAC- our own Urban Astronomy Center, the facility that helped us earn the prestigious 2013 Astronomy Magazine Out of This World Award proclaiming the Louisville Astronomical Society as the best public outreach program

    IN THE WORLD!

     

    Bring astro items you want to sell. Meet new members. Talk astronomy. See images/video of the Great American Total Solar Eclipse of 2017. Enjoy coffee, hot chocolate and spiced cider along with cookies and Christmas treats.

     

    See you there!

    Directions and map to EP Tom Sawyer State Park

    The LAS welcomes one and all at our Star Parties. If you have a scope and are having trouble figuring out how to use it, please feel free to bring it to our Star Party. 

    The LAS is an IRC §501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. Donations are welcome.

    May your scope and skies be clear at the same time!


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