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New Member Information

Becoming a Member not only supports our mission, but provides tangible benefits for you as well.  Among these are:

  • Associate with others interested in astronomy
  • Regular scheduled meetings (see our main web page for times and locations)
    • Monthly General Meeting--second Saturday
    • Special Interest Group Meetings
        • DigitalSIG--devoted to imaging --third Tuesday
        • DIY-ATM--devoted to building & improving your equipment--last Wednesday
        • Beginner--devoted to increasing your comfort level--first Thursday
    • Informal sessions with others at dark sky locations
  • Opportunities to learn and personal growth

  • Opportunities to share your knowledge and help others
  • Observing programs
  • Classes in advanced subjects
    • Free email account yourname@asemonline.org (almost 7,000 MB to store mail)
    • Free personal calendar synced with ASEM's official calendar
    • Free personal web site for Astronomical content (500 MB of storage)
    • Free use of on-line word processor, spread sheet, presentation program

    • Free access to Picasa Web Albums and Google+
  • Quarterly Newsletter The Reflector
  • Discounts on Astronomy books from the Book Store
  • Participation in Regional and National Conventions
  • Observing programs/awards
  • Use of Alliance facilities and equipment (not available for limited membership rate of $10..see the membership form link below for more information)
  • 25x100 giant binoculars
  • 16-inch go-to telescope at Broemmelsiek Park
  • Celestron-14 telescope at Broemmelsiek Park
  • 2 Ha Solar Telescopes
  • 125 mm white light solar telescope
  • 14.5" StarMaster Dobsonian telescope
  • 12" Dobsonian telescope
  • Denkmeier Binoviewers
  • Astrophotography cameras

see ASEM equipment for more details
  • Discounts on Sky & Telescope and Astronomy magazine subscriptions
  • Discounts on bulk purchases of astronomical items.

  • Email discussion lists by Yahoo
    • St. Louis Area Astronomy News
    • DigitalSIG
    • DIY-ATM
    • Broemmelsiek Users