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Why Join the PAS?

Astronomy is fun, but it's a real blast when you do it with other people.

The PAS is a local astronomy club in New Orleans, LA, where you'll find like-minded enthusiasts eager to share their knowledge and love of the sky with you, along with their own dark sky observatory. Club meetings offer opportunities to try out new equipment, learn new techniques, and make new friends. Develop your skills and passion for astronomy by joining today.

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Welcome to the PAS Site

THE PONTCHARTRAIN ASTRONOMY SOCIETY (PAS) is a non-profit astronomy club with a membership of nearly 130 individuals and families, mainly from the Southeast Louisiana and Southern Mississippi areas. PAS members come from many walks of life and have diverse interests in amateur astronomy, who strive to enhance the study and enjoyment of astronomy.

PAS members hope to promote an understanding and appreciation of astronomy in our community, sharing their time and telescopes to engage the public with unique astronomy experiences.

We hope that the information to be found on this PAS site encourages you to enjoy astronomy, too!

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President's Message

Monthly PAS President's Message

  • President's Message for August 2015
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    I am the current President of the PAS.

    August President's Message By: Barry Simon If our calendar year can be compared to a horse racing track, summertime is the backstretch and we are about to enter the far turn for the final push and sprint to the year’s finish line. We can see that finish line but the race is not yet done and we still have a lot of things ahead of us that can have an effect on how we finish the year. More about all of this later, I want to first talk about our August meeting which will take place in about 1 week.
    Written on Wednesday, 19 August 2015 17:23 in President's Message Be the first to comment! Read more...

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