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2019 Memberships Available Now!

Click to visit our Membership Page for details on our exciting member benefits!

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Thank You!

As 2018 draws to a close, I want to take this opportunity to thank our members and supporters for a great year and look forward toward 2019.  Our club has grown to more than 50 members this year and we enjoyed many successful events together, including public observing nights, sidewalk astronomy, a meteorite hunt, and …

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McMath-Hulbert Observatory Debriefing

McMath-Hulbert Solar Observatory Then and Now

Brief History of the Solar Observatory The McMath-Hulbert Observatory (MHO), was founded in 1930 by three amateur astronomers, Francis McMath, his son Robert McMath, and Henry Hulbert, with the goal of enhancing their clever development of time lapse astrophotography, for outreach purposes. It soon garnered the interests of the University of Michigan and evolved into …

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Rent a Telescope!

Orion Skyquest 4.5 Dobsonian 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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Lights of Michigan from space

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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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.

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M27 – Dumbell Nebula

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

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Our Mission

Sharing the night sky at the MPG Softball Field

To further the interest and knowledge of the public in astronomy and to encourage youth education in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

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