To join call (909) 336-1699
on Friday from 11am-2pm or
CLICK HERE for a mail-in membership application.
Skies Astronomical Society (MSAS) is a 501(c)(3)
California Non-Profit Public Benefit Corporation. Through
membership support, our organization developes and
maintains the MSAS Astronomy Village facility, acquires
science resources for our lender library, provides
educational programs for students in grades K-12 and the
general public, supports graduate level research for 5
Unlike a "local club", Mountain Skies promotes education in astronomical and related sciences by providing resources and educational programs for its members and the general public. Special emphasis is placed on the educational "tools" of science and K-12 educators to promote scientific interest and understanding.
Our unique lender library provides members and schools with books, telescopes, CD's and many other tools. Books range from easy-to-read childen's material to complex astrophysical theory periodicals.
Your membership helps support the MSAS Astronomy Village
Skies Astronomical Society has a purpose-
Educate the public in astronomy and space exploration
Assist anyone interested in learning astronomy
Enhance others capabilities in the field of astronomy and the sciences
Promote astronomy and space exploration careers
Provide facilities for the study and research in astronomy and space exploration
Communicate future plans in space
Develop the skills required for the next century of exploration
Convey the excitement of modern technology in astronomy
Learn about the wonders of the universe
Share information and new discoveries with schools and civic groups
Discover the new and sometimes unexplainable mysteries of our universe
Explain research results in astronomy and space travel
Explore .......... the unknown!
The MSAS Astronomy Village offers:
Every room is designed to produce a product of educational value.
has membership support accomplished?
Presented hundreds of slide shows and lectures to different organizations and schools.
Opened a learning facility called the MSAS Astronomy Village.
Distributed newsletters, teacher resource information, sky maps, current astral news, and color classroom science updates...
Donated science equipment to local school districts.
Assembled a portable educational planetarium dome.
Created a 24 hour Stargazer's Sky Report at phone # 909-336-1299.
Assisted other organizations in expanding their astronomy programs.
Participated in astronomical conventions.
Conducted monthly workshops.
Constructed a scaled version of Apollo 11 and Solar Beam demo.
Opened Star Gazer's Gift Shop offering lots of science adventure items.
Annual Membership INCLUDES:
Memberships make a great gift for
holidays, birthdays, anytime!
CLICK HERE for a mail-in membership application
call (909) 336-1699 to join
SINGLE: Individual membership. $30.
FAMILY: All persons in the same household. $40.
STUDENT:18 years old or under and enrolled in school. $20.
SENIOR: One membership for person over 65 years of age. $25.
BUSINESS: Includes all current employees. $80.
LIFE: Individual or business membership, (Non-transferable) $400.
CLASSROOM: Includes teacher and all students enrolled in that classroom. $15.
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