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Welcome to the Peoria Astronomical Society!

The Peoria Astronomical Society is a non-profit organization of amateur astronomers from Peoria, Illinois and the surrounding community.

The PAS is very active, and we always have something exciting going on at least once a month.

Check out the Club Activities page for general information on telescope viewing, events, and public meetings.

Next Membership Meetings at the Planetarium, Downtown Peoria, IL

Wed, October 4, 2017 - The Great American Eclipse - a recap by
Members of the PAS
Review of individuals' experiences, photos, etc.

Wed, November 1, 2017 - (tentative) Astro Jeopardy by Gene Hodel

PAS Summer Schedule, June through September

The PAS "Summer Schedule" provides weekly public viewing events at Northmoor Observatory, viewing events in place of the June, July, August and September public membership meetings in the Planetarium, and the (members only) Annual Dinner is incorporated into the September board meeting. See the Calendar and Activities pages for details.

Feature Article

From time to time, special features will be displayed in this space. Prior features will be preserved on the "Features Archive" page.

Solar Eclipse 2017

Solar Eclipse 2017

Artwork at MAXAM Building

Art by Doug and Eileen Leunig,

Starlite Summer - 2017 (Download PDF)

Other Member Information

2017 - Northmoor Host Schedule (Download PDF)

For events and weather go/no-go cancellations, check out our Calendar.

View the club By Laws

For more information, contact us by email or write to us at the address below.

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