Welcome to the Calumet Astronomical Society, Northwest Indiana's Celestial Connection!
"Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another" Plato
The Calumet Astronomical Society has been serving as the Region's organization for astronomical study, education, recreation, and outreach for over 35 years. Visitors are welcome to all of our events and there are many benefits of membership in the Society. Follow the Site Navigation links to specific information on the Society and its activities.
Founded in 1975, and incorporated as an Indiana non-profit corporation in 2000, the Calumet Astronomical Society, Inc. (CAS) is a 501(C)(3) not-for-profit organization created for the purpose of pursuing the study of astronomy and promoting the education of of astronomy and space science. The CAS membership consists mainly of enthusiasts from the Northwest Indiana and Chicago metropolitan areas, but is open to anyone.
The Thomas Conway Observatory location
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