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2013 Symposium
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2014 Symposium
Joint meeting with AAVSO and CBA.

June 12-14
Ontario Airport Hotel
Ontario, CA

Speakers Schedule
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Welcome to the Society for Astronomical Sciences

We are a group of amateur and professional astronomers dedicated to doing astronomical research spanning a wide range of fields, from asteroids, to variable stars, to cataclysmic stars, and almost anything between or beyond.Our mission is to foster interest and participation in astronomical research by backyard astronomers and to encourage publication in recognized journals. We also work to help form collaborations between the amateur and professional communities, primarily through our annual Symposium on Telescope Science



2014 Symposium Site and Dates
The site for the 2014 Symposium on Telescope Science will be Ontario, CA. The dates will be 2014 June 12-14.

Read more in the newsletter extra that also gives the results of the survey that lead to the changes for 2014.
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In 2014, the Symposium on Telescope Science will celebrate its 33rd year. This has become one of the premiere pro-am events with 100-150 participants giving papers, attending workshops, and networking with fellow researchers.

If you're interested in devoting even a little of your telescope time to astronomical research, the Society is the place to find others with a similar interest in unlocking the secrets of the Universe. Come join us!

More About SAS
SAS Board member Robert Buchheim's presentation about SAS to the 2013 February Double Star Conference in Hawaii.