Welcome to NEKAAL (Northeast Kansas Amateur Astronomers’ League Inc.)

Welcome to NEKAAL, to find out more about NEKAAL see who we are or schedule to attend one of our general meetings or open houses.

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  • Telescope Workshop and Open Astronomy Forum
    The February 25 General Meeting will be a hands-on telescope workshop and Astronomy Q and A. There will be several types of telescopes on display, with experienced scope drivers to demonstrate their use. You are welcome to bring your own telescope or binoculars for personalized assistance. The floor will be open for astronomy questions and [...]
  • Comet with dual tail
    Comet C/2013 US10 is currently in the morning just north a few degrees of Venus. It is starting to fade from its current 5.0 Magnitude. This image was taken with a Cannon EOS Rebel and a stock (non-L) lens. The camera and lens was mounted on a StarSync Tracker. (local manufacturer) Its a 2 minute [...]
  • KU Observational class at Farpoint
    Kansas University Observational astronomy class meet at Farpoint for an all-night observing run Oct 24th. We were surprised that the water was turned off at the school (and therefore at Farpoint.) I had to make a quick run to Topeka to pick several 2.5 gal water jugs to use for toilet flushing. There was an [...]
  • Total Lunar Eclipse at Farpoint
    Farpoint Observatory will be open around 7:30, September 27, for the total lunar eclipse. This eclipse is of the Harvest Moon, which is often thought to be larger and brighter than others, even though it’s just an illusion. But, it also just happens to occur at perigee, the moon’s closest point to the Earth in [...]
  • Dates for our 2016 meetings have been posted.

Northeast Kansas Amateur Astronomers’ League Inc. (NEKAAL)

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