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Upcoming Events

As one of the largest and most active amateur astronomy clubs anywhere, there's always something going on in TAAS. Here's a look at upcoming events. Unless otherwise mentioned, all events are free and open to the public so try us out. Then help us "Observe - Educate - Have Fun."

TAAS Fabulous Fifty - Winter Session - Friday January 19, 2018


The TAAS Fabulous Fifty program is a set of four events spread across a calendar year (one for each season) designed for beginners to astronomy. This series showcases 50 of the most prominent night sky objects: bright stars, constellations, asterisms and a few introductory Messier objects.

Experienced TAAS members who attend--without or without telescopes--play a vital role in this very popular TAAS educational program, which is free and open to all, and we welcome the public's participation.

The Fabulous Fifty Winter session is scheduled for Friday, January 19th at 7:00pm, at the All Saints of North America Orthodox Church located at 10440 Fourth Street NW, Albuquerque, just south of the El Pinto Mexican Restaurant.

Details are available on Click on the Fabulous 50 link on the left side of the homepage for all the information. If you have questions, contact Phil Fleming at

Friday Nights at the UNM Observatory

TAAS General Meeting - Saturday February 3, 2018

TAAS Astronomy 101 - Saturday February 3, 2018

Telescope Building and Maintenance - Wednesday February 7, 2018

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