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2019 SMAS Officers:

    President: Lee Erickson Vice President: Duane Dunlap    
    Treasurer: James Cantu Secretary: Mike Tenbus    
    The Smoky Mountain Astronomical Society (SMAS) is an Astronomical League-affiliated club for astronomy enthusiasts in the East Tennessee area. SMAS provides monthly meetings at Pellissippi State Technical Community College in Knoxville, star parties at several locations, and a members-only Yahoo group. SMAS also has several loaner scopes for members including a 10-inch dobsonian, a 127mm Burgess Optical achromatic refractor with an LXD55 mount, and our newly refurbished 20-inch Dobsonian we term "Sasquatch."

Would you like to join SMAS? Click here for instructions. Please feel free to visit with us at our monthly meetings or scheduled star parties. We welcome visitors!

First time at a star party? Please be sure to review our suggested star party etiquette.

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SMAS Meeting @ 7:30 PM on 8th of November

The next meeting will start at 7:30 PM in room 223 of the Lamar Alexander Bldg at Pellissippi State Technical Community College on Nov 8th. This is the last meeting at PSTCC for 2019!

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