The Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association includes individuals with wide levels of expertise and knowledge of the science of Astronomy, from the beginner to professional. For over fifty years the GRAAA continues to flourish, due to the enthusiasm and dedication of its members.

The GRAAA is active in the local community, sponsoring many observing and educational sessions for the people of West Michigan.

A 501(c)(3) non-profit educational and scientific organization dedicated to advancing the study of astronomy and promoting astronomy and science education to the community.

 

For more information Go to http://www.graaa.org/

Updates on the viewing conditions for public night check the Facebook and Twitter page or call  the Starwatch number 616- 897-7065 - for updates and the status of a particular night if the weather conditions are questionable.

Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/groups/67889775101/

Twitter https://twitter.com/GR_Astronomy

 

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Recent Meetups

  • August 23, 2014 · 9:00 PM

    Stop and look up, the GRAAA Public Nights

    2 Stargazers

    The GRAAA opens the James C. Veen Observatory to the public on the second and last Saturdays of the month ,if the skies are clear. Please call the Starwatch number -[... Learn more
  • August 9, 2014 · 9:00 PM

    Stop and look up, the GRAAA Public Nights

    6 Stargazers

    The GRAAA opens the James C. Veen Observatory to the public on the second and last Saturdays of the month ,if the skies are clear. Please call the Starwatch number -[... Learn more
  • July 12, 2014 · 9:30 PM

    Stop and look up

    6 Stargazers

    The GRAAA opens the James C. Veen Observatory to the public on the second and last Saturdays of the month ,if the skies are clear. Please call the Starwatch number -[... Learn more
  • June 14, 2014 · 9:00 PM

    Look at Saturn, Deep Sky Objects

    6 Stargazers

    The GRAAA opens the James C. Veen Observatory to the public on the second and last Saturdays of the month ,if the skies are clear. Please call the Starwatch number -[... Learn more
  • May 31, 2014 · 9:30 PM

    Look at Mars, Saturn, Deep Sky Objects

    4 Stargazers | 4.00

    The GRAAA opens the James C. Veen Observatory to the public on the second and last Saturdays of the month ,if the skies are clear. Please call the Starwatch number -[... Learn more
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  • Steve Chappell founded Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association (GRAAA)

    on August 20

 
Founded Aug 20, 2013

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