Milford, MI
(586) 709-5888
president@gmastronomy.com

Month: June 2018

Share the Night Sky.

Rent a Telescope!

Our club now has a telescope for rent as well as binoculars.  Visit our Online Store to check availability today.

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The General Motors Astronomy Club hosts monthly events that are FREE and open to the public, including: Open Observing Night – monthly meeting at the Milford Proving Ground Softball Fields Sidewalk Astronomy – in the summer, GMAC sets up their telescopes on the sidewalk  in downtownMilford, where passersby can see Jupiter Saturn, or the Moon,…
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Peregrine Falcon Viewing & Star Party

The General Motors Astronomy Club will be joining the Warren Peregrine Falcon Group next Thursday, June 14th, for some birdwatching and stargazing. Feel free to bring a chair, binoculars, and a telescope, if you have one. We will be sharing our telescopes to view the birds and then enjoying the night sky afterward, if the…
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New Club Logo !

The club would like to extend a special thanks to our Senior Astronomer, Tony Licata, for his artwork, which was chosen as the official logo of the General motors Astronomy Club.  Tony has been a dedicated member of the club since it was founded last year we sincerely appreciate his contributions.        

M51 – The Whirlpool Galaxy

A spiral galaxy, visible to telescopes under dark skies, can be seen in close interaction with it’s smaller neighbor, NGC5195.  The distance to this galaxy pair is estimated at 23 million light years.

M27 – Dumbell Nebula

A planetary nebula, the remains of an exploded star, in the constellation Vulpecula.