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  • Re: Gems from the Herschel 400

    Mark, Looks like you and I were both working on southern targets the other night. I just posted an image of Omega Centauri to my photo album that I took a

    rcoggins96 22 hours ago
  • Re: Texas Star Party 2015 : A Report

    The Flying Tent was both drying out and a good photo op showing the amount of wind. The tent was dry in about ten minutes. Tim

    cowlander 1 day ago
  • Re: Gems from the Herschel 400

    Thanks, Derek These are the same image with different contrast settings. It was about 49 minutes of imaging (97 images of 30 s each). Really need to guide

    brazosastro 1 day ago
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Group Description

The website of the Brazos Valley Astronomy Club (BVAC).

We are a group of amateur astronomers who live in and around the Brazos Valley of Texas. Be sure to visit our web site at http://www.brazosvalleyastronomyclub.org.

We are interested in sky watching, imaging, and sharing our craft and love of astronomy with each other and the public at large.

The purpose of BVAC is to provide astronomical education, recreation, and research for its members and the public. We get together for star parties as well as club meetings with invited guest speakers to talk about astronomy and astrophysics.

The BVAC is a non-profit group promoting astronomy and related science as a hobby for people of all ages in the Brazos Valley. BVAC is organized and operated within the guidelines and exclusively for the purposes described in Section 501(C) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

No commercial enterprise or candidate for public office shall be endorsed by the BVAC. Neither the name of the organization nor the names of its officers in their official capacities shall be used in any connection, partisan, nor their sectarian interest.

Those persons wishing to join the BVAC should make a check out and mail their dues to:

Brazos Valley Astronomy Club
4201 Colchester Court
College Station, TX 77845

Dues provide the club member with a subscription to "The Reflector" and also provide special subscription rates for "Sky & Telescope" and "Astronomy" magazines. They are also used to provide refreshments for meetings, materials, awards, and other club needs.

Dues by membership classes:
Individual membership: $25/yr
Family membership: $35/yr
Student membership:
(under 18 or a student at least half time): $10/yr
Senior membership (65 and older): $15/yr
Sustaining membership: donations above normal dues
Sponsoring/ $100

Club logo designed by Will Sager.

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  • 115
  • Amateur
  • Feb 28, 2006
  • English

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