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Amateur Observers Society

655 Bellmore Ave. East Meadow , NY 516-640-4433

A member of the Amateur Observers' Society focuses

A member of the Amateur Observers' Society focuses on the Moon through a telescope while a young visitor views with binoculars during this worldwide event for everyone to share the lunar view. The East Meadow Library hosted this event on Sept 22 and 23 while members of the club provided equipment and guidance for the public. On Sat, we were treated to a special event-the appearance of the Lunar X, only visible for a few hours a month under the right circumstances.

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Hobby or Club, Astronomy

Price:

Membership $17, includes Astronomical League

Description:

Bi-monthly observations at Robert Moses State Park, plus trips and telescope clinics. Members range from beginner to professional. Observation programs 8-10 p.m. Thur. in July-August at Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center in Jones Beach, $4 fee to Nature Center will be collected, call for reservations at 516-785-3614. Young astronomers program ages 6-12 call for details; all ages welcome. Meetings first Sunday of month Oct.-June and second Sunday in Sept. at Hofstra University, Berliner Hall 1:15-4 p.m.

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