Welcome to the Eastern Missouri Dark Sky Observers. Our club is a NON-PROFIT organization in accordance with Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code of 1954 and we are registered in the state of Missouri as a non-profit organization. We serve the East Central Missouri area through astronomy education and observing sessions. Please explore the menu links at the left for more information about astronomy and EMDSO.
Our next business meeting will be held March 17, 2023, dinner/meeting location to be determined. We will have public observing at Big Blue on 3/17, 3/24 and 3/25. Contact Rick via email: rschwent at centurytel dot net (standard email format no spaces) OR Dennis: borgmandl at cs dot com for more information.
Our FIRST ECC public observing for 2023 will be Saturday, March 18. We will be meeting in the parking lot near the sand volleyball court.
NOTE HERE IF OBSERVING CANCELED:
If it is very cloudy or raining observing will be canceled.
Please help support our non-profit organization by using the following link when shopping at AMAZON. It is the same as www.amazon.com and you log in using your normal account information.
EMDSO will receive 1/2% of your order total at NO ADDITIONAL COST TO YOU!
2023 ECLIPSE INFO: An annular solar eclipse will happen October 14, 2023 for 8 western states from Oregon to Texas. Eastern Missouri will see only about 55% of the sun eclipsed my the moon and it will not be annular. Time for Missouri is around 10:30 am CDT. Eclipse glasses are required for safe viewing and are for sale through EMDSO. You may contact rschwent at centurytel dot net for more info.
ECLIPSE INFO: Understanding Eclipses Powerpoint presentation
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