Any person, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, handicap, or national origin, expressing an interest in
astronomy or a related science will be welcomed as a member of the Kalamazoo Astronomical Society on payment of their required dues.
Membership in the KAS has the following advantages:
- Monthly programs on a wide variety of astronomical subjects.
- Participate in work shops such as astrophotography and telescope construction.
- The opportunity to attend field trips to various astronomical museums, planetariums, observatories, and star parties.
- Take advantage of magazine discounts from such publications as Astronomy Technology Today and Sky & Telescope.
- Check out material from the club's library during general meetings.
- Use of KAS facilities, such as the Remote Telescope and Owl Observatory, upon completion of proper training courses (additional fees may apply).
- Borrow equipment from the Society's growing collection of telescopes and binoculars.
- Attend monthly observing sessions at the Kalamazoo Nature Center free of charge.
- Membership in the Astronomical League, a nationwide organization of amateur astronomers.
- Subscription to our monthly Prime Focus newsletter and the Astronomical League's quarterly newsletter the Reflector.
You can become a Member of the Kalamazoo Astronomical Society by one of two ways:
Membership Fees are the Following:
||Please note that membership fees are slightly higher than listed below when joining online, but it's very convenient!
This helps offset the PayPal fees. A PayPal account is NOT required to join online.
Once we receive your membership form and dues you are now a full fledged member of the Kalamazoo Astronomical Society. Congratulations!
The Supporting Membership is for out-of-state residents only. Supporting Members will get a membership card and receive our monthly
newsletter, Prime Focus
, only. Please select one of the other membership types to receive
full KAS benefits. Use the online form
to become a supporting KAS member!