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 5, 2016, 7:30pm - 9:00pm - Topic: Asteroid Capture Missions: Rob Landis (via Skype-NASA)
November 2, 2016 - Astro Jeopardy: Gene Hodel
December 7, 2016 - The March 9, 2016 Total Solar Eclipse Cruise to Indonesia: Sheldon Schafer
January 4, 2017 - Dawn of the Space Age (or other Full Dome Show)
February 1, 2017 - Horizon: The End of the Solar System (BBC show filmed in Peoria)
March 1, 2017 - Astronomical Tourism:
April 5, 2017 - The Alpha Centauri Star System: Brian Bill
May 3, 2017 - Great American Eclipse: Where will you be on August 21, 2017? Members of the PAS, Review of individuals’ plans, and any group plans.
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.
From time to time, special features will be displayed in this space. Prior features will be preserved on the "Features Archive" page.
Artwork at MAXAM Building
Art by Doug and Eileen Leunig,
Starlite Fall - 2016 (Download PDF)
Other Member Information
2016 - 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.