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Astronomy Day 2024

Posted: Saturday, May 18, 2024

RENO/SPARKS, NV (May 13, 2024) – The Astronomical Society of Nevada (ASN) will celebrate Astronomy Day 2024 on Saturday, May 18, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM with a free event at Lazy 5 Regional Park, 7100 Pyramid Way, Sparks, NV.  The public is invited to attend and learn about astronomy in northern Nevada and observing some of the darkest skies in the country.

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Solar Sunday Seminar

Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2024

ASN will witness a major solar event this year.  A total solar eclipse will cross from Texas to Maine on April 8, 2024.  We wish to thank Michael Spingler for the research he has done. It’s time for ASN astronomers to prepare for these two events...

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Join the ASN Members Forum

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2023

The ASN has a new Discussion Forum for members. It's just getting started, but the more we use it, the greater sense of community we will feel as astronomy enthusiasts. Through discussions, we can help to foster a love of learning and discovery. We can encourage engagement in astronomy research and outreach. And we can help to promote a deeper understanding of astronomy.

If you are passionate about astronomy, we encourage you to join the discussion forum and get involved. You will be glad you did!

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ASN Solar Newsletter No. 1

Posted: Monday, April 3, 2023

ASN has the opportunity to witness two major solar events in the next 13 months; an annular solar eclipse in eastern Nevada in October 2023 and then in April 2024 a total solar eclipse will cross 13 states from Texas to Maine.

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ASN Volunteers Needed

Posted: Wednesday, October 5, 2022

ASN still has a need for volunteers. 

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The ASN Newsletter

Posted: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

This page includes links to some back issues of the ASN Newsletters. 

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Getting Busy with ASN

Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Read a first hand experience of why it's fun becoming an ASN member.

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