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Since 1976, MVAS has promoted Astronomy education in Southern Idaho.

Annual Membership is $20.00 for individuals, $20.00 for families, $10.00 for students.

You receive many benefits by joining MVAS, such as:
  • Learn from the insights and experience of the valley's best astronomers, and enjoy thier telescopes!
  • FREE subscription to the quarterly Astronomical League newsletter, The Reflector.
  • Recieve discounts for both Astronomy and Sky and Telescope magazines.
  • Receive 10% discounts on selected Astronomy Publications.
  • Use of the two club loaner telescopes.
  • Work with the Centennial Observatory on thier monthly star parties.
  • Train to operate the Herrett Telescope!


The Magic Valley Astronmical Society meets the second Saturday of every month in Twin Falls, at the College of Southern Idaho, Herrett Center at 7:00 PM. We observe afterward, weather permitting, at the Centennial Observatory.


Kimberly Lat: 42.538    Lon: -114.364    Alt: 1200    TZ: MST   
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