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“Our mission is to share our passion for, and joy in, astronomy by providing fellowship, education and extraordinary observational experiences to members of our organization and the community.”

Welcome to the Astronomy Section, Rochester Academy of Science

First visit to our site ? New member ? Want to find out what ASRAS is all about ?

Click on the About US in the upper right hand corner.

Latest Forums Post

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Dee's Sky This Month

Click to listen to this month's observing highlights


If you missed one of our many events, click on the VIDEO PAGE link below to be taken to our brand new video replay page where you can watch video recordings of ASRAS meetings, lectures, and talks.
ASRAS video replay page

ASRAS Forums

Visit the ASRAS forums for discussion, ask a question, or share an astrophoto with fellow members !
ASRAS Community Forum

History of local astronomer Louis Swift

History of local astronomer Louis Swift:
Swift History.pdf (PDF document)
History of ASRAS right after WWII(scroll down more than halfway through document) :

Young Astronomer News

Saturday April 26th - Young Astronomers Meeting at the Farash Center 3 p.m till 9 p.m. or later if clear.

Hi, everyone
Our next YA event is scheduled for Saturday 4/26 (same...

ASRAS Kids’ Science Day Camp 2014

What: Second annual Science Day Camp built around science activities...

Keep you eyes peeled here for future YA events !

Stay tuned to the YA NEWS for more YA events to come in 2014 !

Calling all Young Astronomers!

If you are a kid who loves science in general and especially astronomy, or...

Radio Telescope Page

Its Here !!
Click on the picture of the big radio dish below to take a look at our NEW site for Radio Telescope Astronomy !

ASRAS Trading Post !

Got something Astro related for sale ?
Looking for something that one of our members might have ?
Visit the FOR SALE section of the ASRAS forums !

Upcoming National Astro Events

01/01/2013 (All day) - 12/31/2013 (All day)

Current Weather Forcast For Ionia NY

Click on the weather map icon below to get an updated weather forecast for Ionia NY !

Current Moon Phase


ASRAS Recommended Astronomy Links

Other Astronomy Sites you may enjoy !


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