Rail Replacement Begins at LaGrange

Hello, everyone!  Things have moved very quickly in the previous two months since Mel Blake’s original visit to the LaGrange College Site.  To use a garden analogy, it looks like our planting, weeding and pruning is showing signs of fruit.  L. C. Lenz purchased building materials with the money we’d …

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LaGrange Observatory Overture

As many of you are aware, our club’s history is bound to the history of the LaGrange Living Historical Association through an observatory that was built within LaGrange College Site Park in the 1960’s.  Because I’m a newcomer to the area, I cannot add anything to the narrative, other than …

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Messier Objects Through Binoculars

One good thing about the Astronomical League are the programs their members have compiled, to establish all kinds of observing goals for the backyard astronomer.  From the Sky Puppy program for children ten and younger to Master Observers, or from analemmas to meteors, there’s a wide-ranging list of achievable goals …

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First Light

Greetings, y’all! As time progresses, we will use this space to share all kinds of information about Shoals Astronomy Club.  From press releases to newsletters, our continuing narrative will be about stargazing, amateur astronomy, astrophotography, and other topics relating to the observable universe. We hope you enjoy participating with us! …

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