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We have a great group of people. Come socialize with other people also interested in Astronomy. We also have great mentors to teach you how to use a telescopes, astrophotography, etc.
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Join to use our observatory and the many telescopes we own!

Now is a great time to join as our already low membership rates are 50% off.
We have an incredible observatory and many club owned telescopes available to members.
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We have regularly scheduled lectures by professional astronomers!

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We have regularly scheduled lectures on astronomy by professionals and advanced amateurs on all kinds of topics. Come join us for these awesome talks.
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Learn how to do Deep Sky, Planetary, and Nightscape photography from our experts!

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We have a great group of experienced astrophotographers to help you learn how to take Deep Sky, Planetary, and Nightscape photos that look amazing.
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Library Telescope Program

Check out our telescopes at more than 100 public libraries and colleges in Massachusetts

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Public observing nights are held at Anna Maria College in Paxton, MA

Events Calendar

Click on this link to see the Aldrich events calendar.

In the News

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Everyone had a good time at the annual Potluck Supper on Saturday 10/26. A very interesting talk on Climate Change was provided by Professor Steve Nathan. The food spread was DELICIOUS and enjoyed by all.

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