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Orbital dymanics will afford Alamogordo NM a partial solar eclipse on October 23, 2014. The AAG will team up again with the New Mexico Museum of Space History for
a public event. First contact will occur at 3:34 PM and maximum eclipse at 4:45 PM. Approximately 31%
of the Sun will be blocked by the Moon. Last contact will occur at 5:49 PM. Stay tuned for details!
Due to sequestration, NASA budget cuts have affected outreach activities. The Amateur Astronomers Group teams up with many elements within NASA to provide outreach materials at our events. We
do have a supply of materials to support events at Oliver Lee and local schools in the near-term. For more information on sequestration and the impact to NASA outreach, read
The NASA Space Place Team has awarded the Amateur Astronomers Group a Certificate of Appreciation for encouraging science and technology education through our public events.
Click Here to see some photos of our events.
The Amateur Astronomers Group is affiliated with the NASA Space Place Astronomy Club Partner Program. We also team with other NASA missions and the National Solar Observatory. Check out the AAG Classroom page for fun links to NASA's Space Place website.
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