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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. 

Next Club Meeting

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

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

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2024 ATMoB Eclipse Trip

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Sky Conditions

The darker the better! Click on the images for a detailed view with description.


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All ATMoB Classes are held at the Westford Clubhouse unless otherwise specified.

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