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Welcome to the University of Arizona Astronomy Club website! Our goal is to inspire and assist anybody with a passion or interest in astronomy and science. We provide opportunities to work on astronomy projects with other students and astronomers who care deeply about astronomy education.

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS:

There will be no Sabino Canyon Star Party for the month of November. The monthly star party at this location will resume in the future; further updates will be posted as they become relevant.

Fall 2014 meetings will be held on Mondays from 5:00 PM to approximately 5:45 PM in Steward Observatory room N305, beginning on September 8, 2014. Please see the Meeting Notes page for meeting notes.

To join the club, we encourage you to show up to our meetings and join in on our projects or events! Semester dues are $10 which goes toward all of the projects and activities in which we participate. Please peruse our website for much more information about our club. If you have any questions, please use the form on the Contact page.

Check out the special session organized by the University of Arizona Astronomy Club at the 223rd American Astronomical Society meeting in Washington, D.C.: AAS 223 Session 159 Video or search YouTube for “uaastroclub” and “AAS 223 Session 159″.

OFFICE HOURS

Megan: Tuesdays from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM and from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Samantha: Mondays from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM and Fridays from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Carmen: Wednesdays from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Ali: Tuesdays from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM and Fridays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Matthew: Mondays from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Erica: TBD

If you’re in Phoenix near Arizona State University, join our friends at the ASU Astronomy Club!

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The Soyuz TMA-15M spacecraft is rolled out to the launch pad by train on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.  Launch of the Soyuz rocket is scheduled for Nov. 24 and will carry Expedition 42 Soyuz Commander Anton Shkaplerov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), Flight Engineer Terry Virts of NASA , and Flight Engineer Samantha Cristoforetti of the European Space Agency into orbit to begin their five and a half month mission on the International Space Station. Image Credit: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani
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