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The Ames Area Amateur Astronomers is a dynamic organization with activities held year-round. Each month at our meeting we present a guest speaker, with exciting lectures about space and astronomy. 

   March Meeting

The next meeting will be March 21st. We will meet at 7 PM for meet and greet among the attendees. Come and meet the other members before the regular meeting. At 7:30 Rick Whitten will present on the Messier Marathon and Catalog.  Are you up for a Messier Marathon?  March is one of the best times of the year to attempt to see all 110 objects in the Messier Catalog.  Come to hear about this fascinating astronomer nicknamed the “Comet Ferret” and his popular catalog of deep sky objects; The Messier Catalog.


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On Sunday night, November 23rd the auroras broke out over Norway.

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