The American Association
of Amateur Astronomers
The American Association of
Amateur Astronomers offers you the following benefits of membership
- Subscription to the AAAA's quarterly newsletter The American Astronomer; news for you and by you.
- Privilege of publishing your astrophotos, articles, and news items on the AAAA web page.
- Special publications for the beginning stargazer, yours free.
- Full membership in the Astronomical League, a federation of 232 astronomy clubs, with over 16,000 members
- Subscription to the Astronomical League's quarterly magazine, The REFLECTOR.
- Club discount on major astronomical magazines, books, and other publications.
- Periodic notification of major events like star parties (Texas Star Party, Nebraska Star Party, Winter Star
Party, etc.), national observatory activities, and general goings-on in the amateur astronomy community.
Free Membership Kit When You Join the AAAA
New members to the AAAA, upon joining, will receive in the mail a Membership Packet to help get started in astronomy
and become acquainted with the AAAA and its services. This packet contains the following items.
- The AAAA booklet A Primer for the Beginning Stargazer.
- The booklet Getting Started in Astronomy by Sky & Telescope Magazine.
- The flyer Choosing Your First Telescope from Sky Publishing.
- The latest issue of the AAAA's newsletter The American Astronomer.
- A list of products available from Astronomical League Sales.
- Requirements for all Astronomical League Observing Programs.
- The flyers for the Binocular Messier Club and the Urban Club.
- Free AAAA logo ballpoint pen - suitable for filling out observing logs.
Messier Club - 70 object and 110
object levels for the telescope.
Herschel Club - 400 deep
sky objects for the telescope.
Herschel II Club - 400 more challenge
deep-sky objects for the telescope.
Binocular Messier Club - 50
of the best Messier objects for binoculars.
Deep Sky Binocular Club - 60 additional
deep sky objects for binoculars.
Southern Skies Binocular Club
- 50 of the finest objects in the Southern Hemisphere.
Double Star Club - 100 of the
finest double & multiple stars in the heavens.
Lunar Club - 100 features on the
moon for naked eye, binoculars, and telescope.
Meteor Club - observe a series of
meteor showers, and record your observations for ALPO.
Sunspotters Club - observe
and study sunspots and their cycles.
Arp Peculiar Galaxy Club - CCD
image or observe 100 Arp galaxies.
Urban Club - observe 100 objects in
heavily light-polluted areas.
Asteroid Club - learn to
identify and observe asteroids and minor planets.
Universe Sampler - a journey through the universe for the beginner.
Planetary Club -
27 selected projects to introduce the pleasures of planetary observing.
More clubs will be added as we go. We will have a club to meet every individual's interest in this wonderful
hobby of ours.
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It's A Small World
From: Nadim K. Nassar
To: John Wagoner
Subject: Welcome Package
Date: Wednesday, April 14, 1999 1:25 PM
Thanks very much for the Package you have sent to me. I am sure I will benefit from joining your Association.
Nadim K. Nassar
Sr. Project Controls Engineer
Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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Join the American Association
of Amateur Astronomers.
Use your credit card or send your name and address along
with your check for $20.00 ($25.00 family) made payable to AAAA, to:
P.O. Box 7981
Dallas, TX 75209-0981
If your spouse thinks that a star party
is a rotten way to spend your anniversary ...
You MIGHT be an Amateur Astronomer!
The American Association of Amateur Astronomers
is a member society of the Astronomical League