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Last Updated:
February 11, 2005

 

Outreach

From its humble beginnings in 1972 'outreach' has been a cornerstone of the Minnesota Astronomical Society's activities.  Society volunteers have introduced the wonders of our universe to citizens of Minnesota numbering in the tens of thousand.  Outreach events and activities over the years have included:

  • Annual 'Astronomy Day' events

  • Comet observing parties for comets Halley, Hyakutake, Hale-Bopp and others

  • Monthly 'star parties' open to the public

  • Onan Observatory public events

  • Presentations to schools and civic groups

  • Special star parties conducted for elementary, middle school and senior high classes

Interested in an Event or Presentation?

Check our events calendar for upcoming opportunities.  Many are open to the public.

To learn more about our outreach activities or to request an event for your group or organization, please contact the outreach team via email at outreach@mnastro.org.  You may also leave a message on our answering service by calling (952) 467-2426.

[Note:  If you plan on bringing a group to one of our public events, a courtesy email or telephone message is appreciated so we can make the necessary plans to accommodate your needs.]

 

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