The 2017 MSRAL Convention will be held June 9-11 and will be hosted by the Springfield Astronomical Society and the Ozarks Amateur Astronomers Club on the campus of Missouri State University

MSRAL 2017 Convention

Friday, June 9 - Sunday, June 11

On the Campus of Missouri State University

Hosted by the Ozarks Amateur Astronomers Club, the Springfield Astronomical Society, the Department of Physics, Astronomy and Materials Science and the College of Natural and Applied Sciences of Missouri State University

Registration and Information Page

Friday, June 9: Check in, Star B Q and Tour of MSU's Baker Observatory
Saturday, June 10: Talks, Boxed Lunch, Banquet
Sunday, June 11: Talks, Convention over by Noon

Hotel and Dorms available. Information at the registration link above.


MSRAL 2016 Convention

Thank you to all who worked on this convention.  Thank you especially to Dr. Angela Speck for hosting MSRAL 2016 at the University of Missouri - Columbia

Thank you as well to all those who attended the convention.  We hope you all had a very good time!


Jim Small and Carroll Iorg, MSRAL co-chairmen, Dr. Angela Speck, host, Melanie Knocke, host

MSRAL 2016 Group Photo



MSRAL Convention 2014 Group Photo

To download a printable high resolution version left click on the image above, right click on the image in the new window, then save the picture to your computer.


Amateur Astronomers of the Year

Amy White and Jim Small receives the Amateur Astronomer of the Year Award from last year's winner, John Johnson.