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Welcome to the Colorado School of Mines Astronomy Club!

Our club is dedicated to maintaining and using telescope and imaging equipment. We meet on campus soon after dusk to do observations of stars, planets and the Moon. Some weeks we meet later at night to drive to dark sky locations. Away from the lights of the city, we can see star clusters, galaxies, and nebulae. This club is for people who want to stand outside, sometimes in the cold, to watch the sky. At our meetings we teach about how to view the sky more in depth, naming stars and planets, connecting constellations.

For the Spring 2018 semester we are meeting at least once a week in the evenings on Wednesday nights at sunset. Joining this OrgSync page will add you to our mailing list. We usually send out our weekly update on Monday morning when we have a view on the next week's weather.

If you want to get in contact with the club or have any questions please e-mail:

Charles O'Brien:

Portal Information


The Astronomy Club is a group of amateur astronomers and stargazers. We meet on and off campus to look at the sky through telescopes. We also go on field trips to nearby observatories and host various speaker events that our members can be involved in.


Special Interest

President Name

Charles O'Brien

Advisor Name

Angel Abbud-Madrid

Meeting Day(s), Time(s), and Location(s)

We meet every Wednesday night on The North IM Field around sunset. The specific time varies depending on the time of year. (Usually around 8:00pm). We will move our meetings inside if stargazing is not possible. We also hold field trips throughout the year which are announced beforehand.

Membership Selection Process

Open to everyone

Membership Fees (per sememster)