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Astronomical League Certificates

The Astronomical League provides many different observing programs. These programs are designed to provide a direction for your observations and to provide a goal. The programs have awards and pins conveyed by the Astronomical League to recognize the observers’ accomplishments and for demonstrating their observing skills with a variety of instruments and objects.

More information on the Astronomical League’s many observing programs can be found here.
Name Program Level Award Number Award Date
Jonathan L. Schuchardt Asteroid Observing Program gold 66 27-May-2020
Glynn Germany Lunar Observing Program   1088 10-Dec-2019
Darin Templet Messier Observing Program honorary 2737 12-May-2018
Darin Templet Binocular Messier Observing Program   1131 25-Jan-2018
Steve Coltrin Two in the View Observing Program   23 27-Jun-2017
Jonathan L. Schuchardt Stellar Evolution Observing Program   49 11-Jun-2017
Steve Coltrin Constellation Hunter Northern Skies Observing Program   187 28-Jan-2017
Jonathan L. Schuchardt Planetary Nebula Observing Program basic 31 18-Oct-16
Steve Coltrin Binocular Double Star Observing Program   110 22-Jul-2016
Steve Coltrin Binocular Messier Observing Program   1090 9-Jul-2016