PopularAstronomy Club, Inc.     

Rock Island, IL USA

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Welcome To The Popular Astronomy Club's Web Page, scroll down for important links.


PAC is a member of The Astronomical League

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Come and view with the Popular Astronomy Club at the Niabi Zoo on the 3rd Saturday of the Month , April through November. We will be happy to show you the universe and answer your astronomy questions. We start our viewing at dusk. Bring the whole family!

We are members of the North Central Region of the Astronomical League.

Here you will be able to read about the Popular Astronomy Club's objectives and history, see a list of the officers, find out how to enroll and what the benefits of membership include. We have included "What's New" at PAC, our Meetings schedule, and Links to other astronomical sites. We would love to see you at a meeting, but if you can't attend we hope you enjoy your visit to this site and please come again and often.

Check us out! The membership drive has begun and we are welcoming new members. Go to Enroll and join now!

Astronomy Links:

Astronomical League The Astronomical League Home Page.
Astronomy Magazine Read the online edition.
Sky & Telescope magazine Read articles and sign up for the weekly newsletter.
Augustana College's Astronomy web site Read about what's happening at the observatory.
Astronomy Picture of the Day A new picture daily & a short description.
Planetary Studies Foundation An organization that promotes the study of planetary science and astronomy with a special emphasis on meteorites.
National Astronomy & Ionosphere Center Arecibo Observatory, Puerto Rico.
Ask an Astronomer  General enquiries about astronomy and space science.
History of Astronomy A comprehensive history.
The Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers
The Planetary Society Website contains more than 2,000 pages of news and information about space exploration.
Astronomy Clubs.com The Knowledge In Numbers - Listing Of Astronomy Clubs
Space Calendar Website covers space-related activities and anniversaries for the coming year, contains over 1,400 links to related home pages.
Saber's Concordiem Borealis A Compilation Of The Astronomical League Observe Program Targets
Heavens-Above Good site to find visual information on ISS passes, Iridium flares, HST passes, etc.
Skymaps Free monthly planisphere
Virtual Atlas of the moon Free download for virtual moon information
Nebraska Star Party Information on the Nebraska Star Party

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Site Last Updated

December 2015