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Amateur Telescope Makers of Boston

The Amateur Telescope Makers of Boston, Inc. (ATMoB) is an amateur astronomy club devoted to telescope making, observing, and studying the heavens. The ATMoB was founded in 1934 with the cooperation of Dr. Harlow Shapley at Harvard College Observatory. In 1973, the Bond Astronomical Society, another long-standing club, merged with the ATMoB making the club one of the oldest and largest general interest astronomy clubs in the country.

The Amateur Telescope Makers of Boston, Inc. is an IRS designated 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Donations are gladly accepted and are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month, except August.

Meetings are held in Phillips Auditorium, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and are open to the public.

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