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High Desert Astronomical Society (HiDAS)

The High Desert Astronomical Society (HiDAS) is a nonprofit corporation that was formed in 1986 to provide trained, volunteer astronomers to operate and maintain the Lewis Center's astronomical equipment. A second mandate is to foster and support the members' and general public's interest in the science of astronomy. HiDAS, through its corporate Board of Directors, oversees the Center's observatory operations, which include:
* Acquisition and maintenance of observatory equipment.
* Training, certification, and scheduling of its volunteer astronomers.
* Providing support to further the Center's goals of advancing science and technology education.

To view the 2024 schedule for the Luz Observatory or see the HiDAS Facebook page, click below: