|Action / Request / Issue
||Notes / Details
|Join HAL Now!
||You will be able to pay online or send a check for payment. Our membership year is rolling; you get a full year regardless of the date you join.
|Can't Log In
||Forgot your HAL Username and/or Password.
|Update Membership Profile
||After logging in, you can update your home address, phone number, username, email address,
opt-in or opt-out of HAL impromptu list emails, or change Astronomical League Reflector delivery method.
(If you have a family membership, additional family members can be addded to your profile.)
|Check Membership Application Status
||This is only for your HAL membership, not for email groups, Facebook, etc.
|Check Membership Expiration Date
||Current members who wish to see when their membership expires can find this information after logging into their HAL account.
|Join Our HAL Email List
||After reading the particulars, you would like to opt in to our public email list
("howardastro" Google Group).
|Join Our Members-Only Impromptu Email List
||Impromptu star parties are communicated via a separate members-only "hal_impromptu" Google Group.
If you didn't opt-in for impromptus when you joined HAL,
here is How to Join HAL's Impromptu Mailing List?.
|View Previous HAL Email List Messages
||Read previous discussions on our public email list ("howardastro" Google Group).
|Opt Out of HAL Email List
||If you want to opt out of your current HAL email group subscription, send a blank message from the email account your are registered with to:
|Password Changed -- But Not By You!
||Select this choice if you received email notification of a a password change you did not initiate.
||If you would like someone to speak about HAL and/or astronomy at your Howard County school or organization,
complete this form
Note: HAL has only limited bandwidth for this.
|Attend Star Party with Your Group
||If you would like members of your organization to attend a scheduled Public HAL star party at Alpha Ridge Park,
complete this form. Provide the date of a currently scheduled HAL public star party
and the estimated number of attendees so we can ensure the proper level of support.
We do not currently support custom star parties at your location or private star parties at Alpha Ridge Park.
However, we would be glad to host your group at an already scheduled event.
|Star Party for Special Event
||If your question is about whether HAL plans to hold a star party for a specific event or date, please check the HAL Calendar
and the Star Parties and Outreach pages. If nothing is listed, there is no planned event.
Occasionally, star parties planned for special events such as meteor showers, etc. are communicated via
HAL's Email List.
|Buy, Resell, or Donate
||If you want to buy, resell, or donate equipment, please sign up for our HAL email list.
More information about cash or property donations can be found on our donations page.
|It's Something Else
||If you have questions, comments, or issues with the website itself, or problems signing up for an email group or
Facebook, or anything else not covered by the other choices,
please fill out and submit the HAL Site Help Form.