Astronomy Clubs/Societies

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    Taxonomy Code: PS-8200.8100-050

    Programs that provide organized opportunities for individuals to pursue their interest in the science that deals with the material universe beyond the earth's atmosphere, often through the medium of a club or society that is under the leadership of people who are knowledgeable in the subject. Activities may include lectures or other presentations that deal with the sun, planets, stars, galaxies, comets and other celestial bodies; excursions to observatories or planetariums; group observations of eclipses and other celestial phenomena; and other similar opportunities for members to engage in their hobby. Some astronomy clubs/societies arrange for or provide access to telescopes or other related equipment, often in partnership with a local library.

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    ARTS AND LEISURE PROGRAMSProvides programs which include introduction to computers, guitar lessons, bridge for beginners, and stargazing programs.SuffolkRECREATION DEPARTMENTTOWN OF SOUTHOLD
    ASTRONOMY NIGHTSOffers a series of free lectures by research faculty on various aspects of Astronomy, most commonly on their own research or some topic of public interest. The lectures are held in Lecture Room 001 of the Earth and Space Sciences Building on Fridays at 7:30pm. Usually four lectures a semester are scheduled. Astronomy Open Night provides attendance certification for New York State teachers wishing to apply for in-service credit. Among these programs you can accumulate hours of lecture credit each year to apply toward your school district's program. Policies on in-service credit are set by school boards and you should check with your administration concerning the details of the local program. Try to be early for these lectures, increasing popularity of this series has seen the lecture hall full on occasion. Some disability-related accommodations are available. Call the Department at the number above before 4pm to inform them of your requirements. For further information and lectures dates and times contact the Department of Physics and Astronomy at (631)632-8100.SuffolkASTRONOMY NIGHTSSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

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