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June 2019

Cloudy Nights Workshop

June 21, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Goodall Barn, 13665 Hibner Rd
Hartland, MI 48353 United States
Workshop with projector screen

  UPDATE: We have a speaker for tonight!  Our very own Senior Astronomer, Tony Licata, will be sharing his presentation, entitled "Telescopes Restorations and Astronomy From the Good Old Days". Tony is accomplished astrophotographer and a retiree of General Motors, where he worked as an automotive sculptor for 32 years. Join us for a Workshop! The weather forecast doesn't look great for tomorrow night, so instead of the Open Observing Night at MPG, we will be having a Cloudy Nights Workshop in Hartland.…

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August 2019

Milford Sidewalk Astronomy

August 15, 2019 @ 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Milford Sidewalk, 330 N Main Street
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Sidewalk astronomy

Stop by and see the Moon, Jupiter, or Saturn on your way back from the concert in the park. We will be set up at 330 N Main Street, across from Coratti's.  Also, anyone with a telescope is welcome to set up with us.

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Fenton Sidewalk Astronomy

August 29, 2019 @ 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Fenton Sidewalk, 240 S Leroy Street
Fenton, MI 48380 United States
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Sidewalk astronomy

Stop by and see the Moon, Jupiter, or Saturn on your way back from the concert in the park. We will be set up on Leroy Street, near the fire hall.  Also, anyone with a telescope is welcome to set up with us!

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September 2019

Astronomy At The Beach

Astronomy at the Beach

September 13, 2019 - September 14, 2019
Island Lake Picnic Grounds, 13705 Kent Lake Beach Rd
Brighton, MI 48116 United States
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Once again, the Great Lakes Association of Astronomy Clubs (GLAAC) is partnering with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources this year to bring the event to the Kent Lake area of Island Lake State Recreation Area. The event will be September 13 & 14, from 6:00 pm to midnight, rain or shine, both nights. Outdoor astronomy activities demand clear skies, but there’s plenty to do in the tent and park building as well. Come look through our big telescopes at Mars,…

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Great Lakes Star Gaze

September 26, 2019 - September 29, 2019
River Valley RV Park, 2165 South Bailey Lake Ave.
Gladwin, MI 48624 United States
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Telescopes at the Star Gaze

The Great Lakes Star Gaze Michigan star party is open to anyone. Come chat with other star lovers and astronomers while you enjoy the night sky like never before.   Visit http://www.greatlakesstargaze.com/ for details.

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October 2019

Open Observing Night – CANCELLED

October 4, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
MPG Softball Fields, 13120 Commerce Rd
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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mosquitos swarming

We Care About Your Safety! The Livingston County Health Department provided notice on Sunday, September 29th, that one case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (“EEE”) has been confirmed in Livingston County, and has recommended that members of the community act to reduce their risk of contracting EEE.  Due to the heavy mosquito population at our observing site, and for the protection of our visitors, this month's Open Observing Night is cancelled. For more information on EEE, you may view the following notice: 2019-09-30-EEESpecialNotice.pdf…

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November 2019

treasure map

2019 Hamburg Meteorite Hunt

November 2, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Purchase Tickets to the Meteorite Hunt Online Now!   Rocks From Space! On the evening of Jan 16th, 2018, a meteor entered the earths atmosphere over southeast Michigan and exploded over Livingston County.  Dozens of fragments of the meteor were found scattered on the lakes below in Hamburg Township and there are many more are waiting to be found. The General Motors Astronomy Club has received permission to hunt for meteorites at an undisclosed location near Pinckney.  Join us on…

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March 2020

White Lake Weather Station Tour – CANCELLED

March 13, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
White Lake Weather Station, 9200 White Lake Rd
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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The White Lake Weather Station has CANCELLED the tour, due to COVID-19. Tour an active Weather Station! The radar and weather balloon telemetry towers at White Lake Station. Did you know there is a weather station in Oakland County?  The White Lake station is one of only 92 stations in North America, which launches two weather balloons daily.  As astronomers, we often reference weather data for planning purposes, but few of us may realize where the data comes from.  A…

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March 2021

Open Observing Night

March 19 @ 7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Tom Large’s House, 1216 Legault Blvd
Ortonville, MI 48462-9428 United States
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Sharing the night sky at the MPG Softball Field

Join us for an open observing night, at the home of club vice president, Tom Large. A telescope is not required, but of course you are welcome to bring your own. No alcoholic beverages are permitted at Open Observing. Social distancing due to Covid 19 will be observed.

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April 2021

Open Observing Night

April 16 @ 8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Tom Large’s House, 1216 Legault Blvd
Ortonville, MI 48462-9428 United States
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Sharing the night sky at the MPG Softball Field

Join us for an open observing night, at the home of club vice president, Tom Large. A telescope is not required, but of course you are welcome to bring your own. No alcoholic beverages are permitted at Open Observing. Social distancing due to Covid 19 will be observed.

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