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[Joining the KAS]
Any person, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap, or national origin, expressing an interest in astronomy or a related science will be welcomed as a member of the 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.
  • Use of KAS telescopes and facilities, upon completion of proper training courses.
  • 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.
[Solar Filter Workshop]
[Field Trips]

You can become a Member of the Kalamazoo Astronomical Society by one of two ways:

* 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.

Membership Fees are the Following:

1 year

2 years


$20.00 $35.00

(elementary to college)_
$15.00 $25.00
(65 and over)_
$15.00 $25.00
Senior Family:
(65 and over)_
$20.00 $35.00
(out-of-state residents only)_
$5.00 - - -

Once we receive your membership form and dues you are now a full fledged member of the Kalamazoo Astronomical Society. Congratulations!

Please Note: 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!

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