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"
YouTube Video Catalogs: (Courtesy of Bill Busler)
These are downloadable .PDF files with clickable links
These catalogs cover through October 2018.
We need a volunteer to keep these lists up to date!
M.A.S. YouTube Videos by Speaker
M.A.S. YouTube Videos by Topic
M.A.S. YouTube Videos by Date
M.A.S. YouTube - Short Course Videos
M.A.S. News Letter
Membership in the Memphis Astronomical Society is NOT required to attend our meetings or observing sessions - ever.
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
Sun module- coming soon
Deep Space Objects module- coming soon
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.
Messier Observation Record & Instructions
Messier Marathon Observing List
The Variable Star Award 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.
Variable Star Observing Instructions