New Member Information

Most activities of ASEM are free and open to the public. The main restrictions are the catered annual picnic and use of club equipment.

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

  • Regularly 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 (many members consider this to be the best benefit to them)

  • Observing programs

  • Classes in advanced subjects

  • Advanced Internet Services

    • Free email account (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 Google Photos/Albums and Google+

  • Quarterly Newsletter The Reflector

  • Discounts on Astronomy books from the Book Store

  • Participation in Regional and National Conventions

  • Observing programs/awards

  • Discounts on Sky & Telescope and Astronomy magazine subscriptions (thru Night Sky Network)

  • Discounts on bulk purchases of astronomical items.

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  • Personal Web site

    Use form below to apply for membership

ASEM Membership Application.pdf