Shreveport-Bossier Astronomical Society, Inc.

Membership Information

Membership in the Society is open to anyone 10 years old or more. Members 16 years old or more may vote and hold office, but all may participate in our activities.

Ownership of a telescope is NOT a requirement for membership. Those members without a telescope are encouraged to learn to use the telescopes owned by the Society. Many of our members have made their own telescopes. Others own a wide variety of commercially made telescopes.

An application to join the Society may be downloaded, obtained from the Society at one of the monthly meetings, or requested from the address below. Individual dues are $25.00 per year. Family rates (multiple memberships) are available at $15 for each additional member. For additional information, call Jennie Goodwin (Secretary) at (318) 865-2433 or write:

Shreveport-Bossier Astronomical Society, Inc.
353 Ockley Dr.
Shreveport, LA. 71105

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Benefits of Membership

Membership includes a subscription to the Reflector published by the Astronomical League. Please contact the Secretary for additional information on discount subscriptions to Astronomy, Sky and Telescope, and Astronomy Technology Today. The society also offers discounts on books, sky maps, software, and other materials from the Sky and Telescope on-line store.

In addition, Society members receive the monthly newsletter The Observer and have access to Society observation sites. For any additional information contact Jennie Goodwin, Secretary, at the above phone or address.

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Annular Solar Eclipse

(Photo by Terry Atwood)