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.        

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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

Image by Jim Goodall

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

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Our Mission

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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