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2018 SMAS Officers:

    President: Lee Erickson Vice President: Jim Sanders    
    Treasurer: Jae Park Secretary: Mike Tenbus    
    The Smoky Mountain Astronomical Society (SMAS) is an Astronomical League-affiliated club for astronomy enthusiasts in the East Tennessee area. SMAS provides monthly meetings at Pellissippi State Technical Community College in Knoxville, star parties at several locations, and a members-only Yahoo group. SMAS also has several loaner scopes for members including a 10-inch dobsonian, a 127mm Burgess Optical achromatic refractor with an LXD55 mount, and our newly refurbished 20-inch Dobsonian we term "Sasquatch."

Would you like to join SMAS? Click here for instructions. Please feel free to visit with us at our monthly meetings or scheduled star parties. We welcome visitors!

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SMAS Meeting @ 7:30 PM on 12 Oct

Jamey Church will present "Part 2" of his talk on Astrophotography. This portion of the talk will concentrate on "Image processing tools and methods". Join us in Room 223 in the Alexander Building at PTSCC, Hardin Valley Campus.


Cades Cove Star Party Rescheduled

The NPS-hosted star party in Cades Cove has been rescheduled for 5:30 PM on November 17th.

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