Auburn Astronomical Society


If you thought you had paid for the current year but don't see your name listed in blue below, contact AAS treasurer, John Wingard to resolve the discrepancy. 

Ivy Ashworth
Montgomery, AL
Special interest: stellar evolution, nebulae

Peyton & Kimberly Baggott
Pike Road, AL
Scope: Omega refractor by GED Safari

David Blake
Waverly, AL
Meade 2120 10-inch SCT

Viewing, Photography, Celestial Events

Steve Bragg
Tallassee, AL
Interests: Astrophotography

Chet Cifani

Rochester, MI

Nancy Coburn  [Bio]
Wetimpka, AL

Julie Cooper
Montgomery, AL

Julie has an Orion SpaceProbe 130 EQ reflector

Her interests are: The moon, Jupiter and Saturn

Dr. George Eischens
Prattville, AL

Bill Eisele
Valley, AL

Melanie Folds & Camryn Smith
Opelika AL
10-inch Orion Sky-Watcher Dobsonian

Peter Garretson
Montgomery, AL
No scope but is interested in asteroids and advanced space technology

Jay Hall [Bio]
Lanett, AL 36863
Telescopes: Explore Scientific ED 102 Triplet w/0.8X focal reducerCelestron 8-inch EDGE HD w/Moonlite focuser - 2032mm or 1422mm w/0.7X focal reducer or 390mm w/Starizona Hyperstar
Interests: Astrophotography, primarily deep space as well as lunar and planetary

Jim Harstad
Montgomery, AL
8" dob and a 60mm refractor
Ssidewalk astronomy and public outreach


Lowndesboro    AL
Celestron CPC 1100 ED w/eq wedge
iOptron mini tower alt-az mount supporting iOptron 106 mm refractor
Meade ETX 125 and ETX 90

Rhonald M. and Joyce Jenkins
Auburn AL
12-inch Meade LX200

Ray Kunert [Bio]
Wetumpka AL
10-inch Meade SCT LX200 GPS
Meade LXD55 refractor
Takahashi Sky 90 refractor

Mike Lewis  [Bio]
Alexander City, AL
Meade 127ED f/9 Apo
Celestron C9.25 SCT
Celestron Celestar 8 SCT

Jim McLaughlin
Montgomery AL
8-inch Meade LX200

Dr George Munkachy
Prattville AL

Anna and Benjamin Pamperin
Opelika, AL

Allen Screws - AAS President/AAS Observing Director/Loaner Scope Steward
Loachapoka AL
10-inch Newtonian, Solar System, Space Exploration

Gail Smitherman
Selma AL
10-inch Newtonian, Orion Starmax 127

William Sprankle
Wetumpka, AL
Orion 10-inch Dobsonian
Astronomy, amateur radio, and storm spotting

Shem Sa Sen Tepra
Wetumpka, AL

Frank Ward
Montgomery, AL
12-inch Lightbridge Dobsonian

Frank Williams
Montgomery, AL
Scope: 8" reflector
Interests: Viewing planets and constellations

Russell Whigham   [Bio]
Montgomery AL
Celestron C-11,
Criterion RV-6,
Meade 305 80mm f/15 refractor,
80mm f/5 Celestron,
60mm refractor,

John Wingard -  AAS Sectretary-Treasurer/ALCOR  [Bio]
Columbus, GA 
3.5-inch Questar
Sky-Watcher 10-inch Dobsonian
William Optics 102mm Apo refractor

Chris Young 
Auburn, AL
9.25-inch NexStar GPS SCT

John B. Zachry  [Bio
West Point GA
Space Exploration and Satellite Tracking

The office of Vice President & Program Chairman is currently vacant

Dan Traynor
Chattanooga, TN & Auburn, AL
Meade ETX-125
Also a member of the Barnard Astronomical Society in Chattanooga.

Alan Cook [Bio]
Auburn AL
Meade 10-inch SCT, LX-50, Questar 3.5

Michael Pastorett
Montgomery AL

Larry Arnold
Opelika, AL

iOpton 90mm Maksutov
Interest: Astrophotography'

Davin Bostic
Smiths Station, AL
Michael Earls
2577 Winchester Road
Montgomery, AL
Interests are planetary and lunar observation, computer control, and recording cameras.

Binil Valiyaparambil Josy

Jim Lauridson              
Montgomery    AL

Spectroscopy & Radio Astronomy

Everett Leonard
Opelika, AL 
10-inch Orion XT10 IntelliScope reflector
Sky-Watcher 120mm refractor Montgomery, AL

Lynn & Price McWhorter
Auburn, AL

Kent & Corrie Long
Wetumpka, AL

Rodger Morrison - 
Prattville, AL
10-inch Newtonian; astro-imaging
80mm f/5 Celestron

Wesley J. Schwarz 
Marietta, GA 30064