M.A.S. Email Groups
The M.A.S. is currently switching our email distribution lists to a program called Constant Contact. We maintain two lists:
including our monthly news letter, The Meteorwrite
- for "Go/No Go" notifications of planned observing sessions
If you would like to be included on one or both of these email distribution lists, please send an email to "email@example.com"
M.A.S. News Letter
Membership in the Memphis Astronomical Society is NOT required to attend our meetings or observing sessions - ever.
However, if you wish to join our organization, please fill out an application form at our next General Meeting. All applications are reviewed at the next meeting of the M.A.S. Board of Directors. Upon approval, you will be provide information for accessing MemberPlanet. There you will be able to pay for your mebership by credit card if you prefer.
Memphis Astronomical Society's MemberPlanet Portal
M.A.S. Awards Programs
Basic Observing AwardsIn keeping with our mission of “promoting understanding of the science of astronomy” we are happy to offer our MAS Awards Program. Members can participate and earn recognition by completing one of or all four modules:
The Messier Observing Awards One award is offered for observing 80 of the objects in this catalog, another is offered for observing the remaining. See the links in the table below for instructions and record forms.
The only science in which amateurs can still make a genuine contribution is astronomy. One of the most valuable contributions an amateur can make is the observation of variable stars. See additional information in the links located in the table below.