Next Meeting

Oct 1

GS: Hap Griffin - Updates on the Latest Astronomical Events, Discoveries & Human Spaceflight Endeavours

MP: Fall Astrophoto Contest

Upcoming Observing

27 Sept: Lunar Eclipse at South Carolina State Museum

3 Oct: Primary OS

10 Oct: Fall Cookout at MAC-Hunter

17 Oct: Sidewalk Astronomy at Hunter-Gatherer, 900 S. Main St.


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Midlands Astronomy Club, Inc
P.O. Box 2527
Columbia, SC 29202


The Board Members are elected from the current membership by the members. For 2014 they are:

  • President: Alex Mowery, 803.917.1620
  • 1st VP: Larry Metcalf
  • 2nd VP: Paul Romanyszyn, 803.782.6674
  • Corresponding Secretary: Will Nelson
  • Recording Secretary: Pam Prim
  • Treasurer: Hap Griffin
  • Past President: Doyle Williams, 803.238.6567

The entire board can be reached at macinfo[at]midlandsastronomyclub[dot]org.


MAC is slowly developing a program to assist schools, scouts and other groups with their astronomy programs.


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