Whatcom Association of Celestial Observers
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Whatcom Association of Celestial Observers is a community based society dedicated to preserving the arts and skills of amateur astronomy. The society was created in 1988 for the purpose of making astronomy fun.
Contact: Gary Sell
Awards and Recognition
Clubs and Certification Programs
Astronomical League Learner Clubs Lunar Club
To qualify for the AL's Lunar Club Certificate and pin, you need only be a member of the Astronomical League, either through an affiliated club or as a Member-at-Large, and observe 100 features on the moon.
The Hitchhikers Guide to the Moon
Association for Lunar and Planetary Observers
Lunar and Planetary Institute
Lunar Orbiter Photographic Atlas of the Moon
Lunar Eclipse Finder
To qualify for the A.L.'s Urban Club Certificate, you need only be a member of the Astronomical League, either through an affiliated club or as a Member-at-Large, and observe 100 objects on the Urban Club list in light polluted skies.
Designed to expose the beginner to a sample of the many different types of objects that the Universe has to offer for our observing enjoyment.
Sky Puppy Club
The Sky Puppies Club is designed just for the younger observer. The Astronomical League encourages young observers to hone their skills early since most hobbies and vocational interests begin at an early age.
Whatcom Association of Celestial Observers currently sponsers two observing programs for it's members. In addition, all of the Astronomical League observing programs are available to members. Once completed, observing logs need to be turned over to our Observing Awards Officer, Richard Just for review.
Richard can be reached at club meetings.