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It Must Be Astronomical


The loaner program offers members a means to try scopes of various sizes and technologies before you buy. For more information please see the loaner program web page:

Effective January 1, 2011, the SJAA membership dues will be changed. The regular dues will remain at $20 but only for members choosing the electronic version of this newsletter. Those who want to continue with the print version will find that their dues are $30.

A new game on the NOAA/NASA SciJinks website puts you in the position of an airline Flight Controller whose job is to safely steer planes around such hazards as air turbulence, lightning storms, and near-invisible volcanic ash. You have maps with information from the GOES-R satellite so you can easily see where trouble lurks. Check it out at


“Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge. ” - Carl Sagan


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