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Alachua Astronomy Club, Inc Amateur Astronomy Clubs listing
ALPO Links to Astronomy Clubs and Organizations Association of Lunar & Planetary Observers
The American Association of Amateur Astronomers The Internet Astronomy Club
The Astronomical League The world's largest Federation of Amateur Astronomers.
Hawaiian Astronomical Society US Astronomy ClubsGo back to top or Go back to Links
CanadaGo back to top or Go back to Links
Auburn AstronomicalSociety Auburn
Birmingham Astronomical Society Birmingham
Mobile Astronomical Society Mobile
Von Braun Astronomical Society HuntsvilleGo back to top or Go back to Links
Astronomers of Verde Valley Cottonwood
Astronomical Society of the Grand Canyon Grand Canyon
Coconino Astronomical Society Flagstaff
High Desert Astronomy Club Kingman
Huachuca Astronomy Club Sierra Vista
Lake Havasu Astronomy Club Lake Havasu City
Phoenix Astronomical Society Phoenix
Prescot Astronomy Club Prescot
Saguaro Astronomy Club Metro Phoenix
Sonora Astronomical Society Green ValleyGo back to top or Go back to Links
Arkansas/Oklahoma Astronomical Society Fort Smith
Red River Astronomy Club Nashville
Sugar Creek Astronomical Society Bella Vista
Astronomical Society of NW Arkansas FayettevilleGo back to top or Go back to Links
The Astronomical Society of Greater Hartford New Britain, CT.
The Astronomical Society of Greenwich Greenwich, Ct.
The Astronomical Society of New Haven New Haven, Ct.
Boothe Memorial Astronomical Society Stratford, Ct.
Fairfield County Astronomical Society Stamford, Ct.
Litchfield Hills Amateur Astronomy Club Torrington, CT.
Student Astronomy Club Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, Ct.
Thames Amateur Astronomical Society Club Noank, Ct.
Westport Astronomical Society, Inc., Westport, CT.Go back to top or Go back to Links
Delaware Astronomical Society Wilmington, Delaware
Delmarva Star Gazers in Smyrna, DelawareGo back to top or Go back to Links
Astronomical Association of Southern Illinois Carbondale , Il. - They are now a yahoo group and you need to join their group on Yahoo.
Astronomical Society at the Univ. of Illinois Mooresville, Il.
Bolingbrook, Illinois Astronomy Bolingbrook, Il.
No URL Bradley University Amateur Astronomers - Peoria, Il.
Champaign-Urbana Astronomical Society Champaign, Il.
Chicago Astronomical Society Chicago, Il
Decatur Area Astronomy Club Decatur, Il.
Fox Valley Sky Watchers Geneva, Il. - Telephone: 847-428-4178
Illinois Benedictine College Astronomical Society - Lisle, Il. - Telephone: 708-960-1500
Lake County Astronomical Society Ingleside, Il.
Naperville Astronomical Association Naperville, Il.
No URL Northern Illinois Stargazers - West Lafayette, West Lafayette, Il.
No URL Northern Illinois University Astronomical Society - DeKalb, Il.
Northwest Suburban Astronomers Hoffman Estates, Il.
Peoria Astronomical Society Peoria, Il.
Planetary Studies Foundation Algonquin, Il.
Rockford Amateur Astronomers, Inc. Rockford, Il
Ryerson Astronomical Society University of Chicago, Chicago, Il.
St. Louis Astronomical Society St. Louis, Mo.
Sangamon Astronomical Society Springfield, Il.
Skokie Valley Astronomers Deerfield, Il
South West Astronomy Observers Group Chicago, Il.
Twin City Amateur Astronomers, Inc. Bloomington-Normal, Il.Go back to top or Go back to Links
Astronomical Society of Hillsdale County, P.O. Box 39, Fremont, In. 219-495-9991
Calumet Astronomical Society Griffith, Indiana
Evansville Astronomical Society Inc. Evansville, Indiana
Fort Wayne Astronomical Society Inc.,Fort Wayne, Indiana 219-747-0774
Indiana Astronomical Society Inc. Mooresville Indiana
Kokomo Astronomy Club Dept. of Physics at Indiana University, Kokomo, Indiana 765-459-0950
Michiana Astronomical Society South Bend, Indiana
No URL 2/8/2010. Muncie Astronomy Club Muncie, Indiana
Rose-Hulman Astronomical Society Terre Haute, Indiana
Stonebelt Stargazers Bedford, Indiana
No URL Wabash County Astronomical Society Inc. Wabash, Indiana
Wabash Valley Astronomical Society West Lafayette, West Lafayette, IndianaGo back to top or Go back to Links
Big South Fork Star Gazers Pine Knot, Ky.
Bluegrass Amateur Astronomy Club Lexington, Ky.
Bowling Green Sky Gazers. 5024 Ridgeview Dr., Bowling Green, Kentucky, 42101
Eastern Kentucky Astronomy Connection Van Lear and Staffordsville, Kentucky
Hilltopper Astronomy Club Bowling Green, Ky.
Louisville Astronomical Society, Inc. Louisville, Ky.
Midwestern Astronomers, 1720 Monticello Dr., Fort Wright, Kentucky, 41011
Night Sky Observers Louisville, Ky.
Northern Kentucky Astronomers, 2395 S Main St. Highland Heights, Kentucky, 41076
Ohio Valley Astronomical Society Huntington, Ky.
Western Kentucky Amateur Astronomers Dawson Springs, Ky.Go back to top or Go back to Links
Astronomical Society of Northern New England (ASNNE) Kennebunk, ME
Central Maine Astronomical Society Newcastle, ME
Downeast Amateur Astonomers -- Broken Link -- Jan 5, 2006 P.O. Box K, Pembroke, ME 04666
No URL Feb 8, 2010 Galileo Society - Western Maine's Amateur Astronomy Club Maine
Penobscot Valley Stargazers PVSG c/o Jordan Planetarium 5781 Wingate Hall Orono, MEGo back to top or Go back to Links
Applied Physics Laboratory Amateur Astronomy Club located in Baltimore, Maryland
Astronomical Society of Greenbelt -- formerly -- The Greenbelt Astronomy Club meets at 7:30 p.m. on the last Thursday of each month (except when it falls on a holiday) at the H.B. Owens Science Center on Greenbelt Road east of Greenbelt, Maryland of the Prince George's County Public Schools that includes a Challenger Learning Center, a planetarium, and a nature trail.
Baltimore Astronomical Society Baltimore, Md.
Crosby Ramsey Memorial Observatory at Maryland Science Center an Observatory dedicated to public outreach and education. Baltimore, MD.
The Department of Astronomy at the University of Maryland, College Park, hosts open houses at the Campus Observatory on the 5th and the 20th of every month. On open house evenings a guest speaker will give approximately a half hour talk about a topic in astronomy. The talk is followed by viewing of celestial objects through the observatory's telescopes, weather permitting. If weather does not permit viewing, the talk will still go on as scheduled.
Goddard Astronomy Club located in Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland
Harford County Astronomical Society Harford Community College, just outside of Bel Air, Maryland
Howard Astronomical League at 8630M Guilford Rd, Suite 211, Columbia, MD.
JFK Astronomy Club - Broken link Sept 2006 located in Silver Springs, Maryland.
Maryland Space Grant Observatory on the Homewood Campus of The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland
National Capital Astronomers located at University of Maryland Astronomical Observatory in College Park, Maryland
Southern Maryland Astronomical Society located at Nanjemoy Creek Environmental Education Center (NCEEC), Nanjemoy, MD.
Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) monthly Hubble Public Talks and learn about Hubble's latest discoveries first-hand. in the STScI auditorium, on the campus of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland
The Tri-State Amateur Astronomers Club meets at the William M. Brish Planetarium Hagerstown, Md. The planetarium holds 30-60 minute meetings at 7:30 PM on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the William Brish Planetarium whenever school is in session.
Separately from the Astronomy Club, the William Brish Planetarium holds public shows every Tuesday at 7:00pm whenever school is in session.
University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC Telescope) College Park, Md. Joint Center for Astrophysics. and MSEDS The UMBC Telescope is open for public viewing on the first Thursday of every month.
Westminster Astronomical Society, Inc at Westminster's Bear Branch Nature Center, Westminster, Md.Go back to top or Go back to Links
Aldrich Astronomical Society Worcester, Massachusetts
Amateur Telescope Makers of Boston Boston, Massachusetts
Amherst Astronomy Association Amherst, MA
Astronomical Society of Southern New England Westport, MA
Boston University Astronomical Society Boston, MA
Cape Cod Astronomical Society South Yarmouth, MA
No URL The Five College Astronomy Club -- Broken Link -- Jan 5, 2006 Amherst, MA
Martha's Vineyard Amateur Astronomy Club Martha's Vineyard, MA
North Shore Amateur Astronomy Club North Shore, MA
Pittsfield Astronomy Club (PAC), MA - not listed
Skylight Astronomical Society, Inc. Stow, Massachusetts
South Shore Astronomical Society Norwell, MA
Springfield Stars Club Springfield, MassachusettsGo back to top or Go back to Links
Amateur Astronomers of Jackson Jackson, Mi.
Capital Area Astronomy Club Lansing, Mi.
Eastern Michigan University Astronomy ClubYpsilanti, Mi.
No URL Feb 8, 2010. Eyes on the Sky Lapeer County Intermediate School District, Attica, Mi.
Ford Amateur Astronomy Club Dearborn, Mi.
Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association Lowell, Mi.
Grand Traverse Astronomical Society Traverse City, Mi.
Kalamazoo Astronomical Society Kalamazoo, Mi.
The Lowbrow Astronomers Ann Arbor, Mi.
Marquette Astronomical Society Marquette, Mi.
McMath-Hulbert Observatory Lake Angelus, Mi. (near Pontiac Michigan)
Muskegon Astronomical Society Muskegon, Mi.
Oakland Astronomy Club Lake Orion, Mi.
Seven Ponds Astronomy Club Dryden, Mi.
The Sirius Stargazers Club Rockwood, Mi.
Shoreline Amateur Astronomical Association Holland, Mi.
The Sunset Astronomical Society Bay City, Mi.
Student Astronomical Society - University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Mi.
Warren Astronomical Society Warren, Mi.Go back to top or Go back to Links
Keene Amateur Astronomers, Inc Keene, New Hampshire
New Hampshire Astronomical Society Manchester, NHGo back to top or Go back to Links
Amateur Astronomers Association of Princeton Princeton, New Jersey
Amateur Astronomers Inc. Cranford, New Jersey
Astronomical Society of the Toms River Area Toms River, N.J.
Buehler Columbia Amateur Astronomers Association Paramas, New Jersey
Concordia Astronomy Club Jamesburg, NJ
Dark Sky Observers northern New Jersey
No URL 2/8/2010 Monmouth Mobile Observer's Group Howell, Monmouth County, New Jersey
The Montclair Telescope Club Newton, NJ
Morris Museum Astronomical Society Morristown, NJ
New Jersey Astronomical Association Voorhees State Park, High Bridge, N.J.
North Jersey Astronomical Group Voorhees State Park, High Bridge, N.J.
No URL 2/8/2010. New Jersey Night Sky an online Astronomy Community. NJ
North Jersey Astronomical Group Clifton, New Jersey
Passaic County Astronomical Association, West Paterson, NJ No Listing
Sheep Hill Astronomical Association Boonton, NJ
Skyland Star Gazers Boonton, NJ
Spyglass Network of New Jersey 313 Raphael Ave., Middlesex, NJ 08846-1224
South Jersey Astronomy Club Millville, New Jersey
S*T*A*R Amateur Astronomy club Monmouth County, New Jersey
Tychonian Observers Rowan University, 201 Mullica Hill Rd., Glassboro, NJ 08028-1701
United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey, Inc. Umbrella organization for New Jersey area Astronomy clubs
Willingboro Astronomical Society Gloucester City, NJGo back to top or Go back to Links
Adirondack Public Observatory Tupper Lake, N.Y.
Albany Area Amateur Astronomers Schenectady, M.Y.
Amateur Astronomers Association of New York New York, N.Y.
Amateur Observers' Society of New York, Inc. Garden City, Long Island, NY
Astronomy Section of the Rochester Academy of Science Rochester, New York
Astronomical Society of Long Island Massapequa, Long Island, New York
Buffalo Astronomical Association Buffalo, NY
Catskills Astronomy Club, Sullivan County, NY No listing
Cornell Astronomical Society Ithaca, NY
Custer Institute Astronomy Club Southold, New York
Ithaca Amateur Astronomers Ithaca, NY
Kopernik Astronomical Society Binghamton, New York
Marshal Martz Memorial Astronomical Association Frewsburg, New York
Mid-Hudson Astronomical Association Poughkeepsie, New York
Mohawk Valley Astronomical Society Clinton, NY
NYSkies Astronomy Inc 100 kilometer ring around the Empire State Building, NY
Orange County Astronomical Association Orange County, NY
Rochester's Astronomy Club Rochester Academy of Science, Rochester, NY
The Rockland Astronomy Club Suffern, NY
The Syracuse Astronomical Society Syracuse, NY
Westchester Amateur Astronomers Valhalla, New YorkGo back to top or Go back to Links
Astronomy Club of Asheville Ashville, NH
Cape Fear Astronomical Society (CFAS) Wilmington, North Carolina
Chapel Hill Astronomical and Observational Society Chapel Hill, NC
Charlotte Amateur Astronomy Club Charlotte, NC
Cleveland County Astronomical Society Shelby, NC
Foothills Astronomical Society (FAS) Polk County, NC
Forsyth Astronomical Society Winston-Salem, NC
Greensboro Astronomy Club Greensboro, NC
The Piedmont Amateur Astronomers Statesville, NC.
Raleigh Astronomy Club Raleigh, NC
Starfax Astronomy Club, Ashville, NC No Listing
no URL Tar River Astronomy Club - 225 S. Church St.,Rocky Mount, NC
No URL Feb 8, 2010. Triad Action Astronomy Club High Point, NCGo back to top or Go back to Links
Astronomy Club of Akron Akron, Ohio
Aurora Astronomical Society Aurora, Ohio
Black River Astronomical Society Lorain, Ohio
Brunswick Astronomy Club Brunswick, Ohio
Chagrin Valley Astronomical Society Chagrin Falls, Ohio
Cincinnati Astronomical Society Cincinnati, Ohio
Cleveland Astronomical Society Located at Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Dr., University Circle, Cleveland, OH
Columbus Astronomical Society Columbus, Ohio
Cuyahoga Astronomical Association North Olmsted, Ohio
The Friends of the Observatory (FOTO) The Cincinnati Observatory Cincinnati, Ohio
Lancaster Astronomy Club Lancaster, Ohio
Lima Astronomical Society Lima, Ohio
Mahoning Valley Astronomical Societ Newton Falls, Ohio
Medina County Astronomical Society Medina, Ohio
Miami Valley Astronomical Society Dayton, Ohio
Millstream Astronomy Club Findlay, Ohio
Northwest Ohio Visual Astronomers Cygnet, Ohio (No website - Lima Astronomical Society has reference)
Oberlin College Astronomy Club Oberlin, Ohio
Ohio Turnpike Astronomers Assn. Lakewood, Ohio
Richland Astronomical Society Mansfield, Ohio
Sandusky Valley Amateur Astronomy Club Tiffin, Ohio
Southeast Ohio Astronomical Society, Athens, Ohio No Listing
Stillwater Stargazers Troy, Ohio
The Wilderness Center Astronomy Club Wilmot, Ohio
Toledo Astronomical Assn. Toledo, Ohio
Wayne County Astronomical Society Wooster, Ohio
Warren Rupp Obs. of Richland Astro. Soc., Hidden Hollow, near Mansfield, Ohio
Westerville Astronomy Interest Group, Otterbein College Physics & Astronomy Dept., Westerville, Ohio
The Astronomy Network of Ohio No ListingGo back to top or Go back to Links
Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Astronomical Society of Harrisburg Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Astronomy Club of Dickinson College Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County Lititz, Pennsylvania
Berks County Amateur Astronomical Society Inc. Reading, Pennsylvania.
Bucks-Mont Astronomical Association Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Central Pensylvania Observers State College, Pennsylvania
Chesmont Astronomical Society Pottstown, Pennsylvania
No URL 2/8/2010. Cherry Springs State Park - Stargazer's Paradise Coudersport, PA
Chester County Astronomical Society West Chester, Pennsylvania
Delaware Valley Amateur Astronomers Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Erie County Mobile Observers Group, Erie, Pennsylvania - No Listing
Greater Hazleton Area Astronomical Society Hazleton, Pennsylvania
Lackawanna Astronomical Society Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
Lehigh Valley Amateur Astronomical Society Allentown, Pennsylvania
Oil Region Astronomical Society Oil City, Pennsylvania
The Penn State Astronomy Club Normally, the meetings will be held the first Friday of every month at 6:30 PM in room 541 Davey Lab. Open houses will be held every clear Friday (there are usually only one or two per month) on the roof of Davey Lab from 8:30 - 10:00 PM.
Rittenhouse Astronomical Society Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Sir Isaac Newton Astronomical Society Kane, Pennsylvania
Starlight Astronomy Club Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
Villanova Astronomical Society Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania
York County Astronomical Society York, PennsylvaniaGo back to top or Go back to Links
Amateur Astronomical Society of Rhode Island Scituate, Rhode IslandGo back to top or Go back to Links
Barnard Astronomical Society Chattanooga, Tennessee
Barnard-Seyfert Astronomical Society Nashville, TN.
Bays Mountain Astronomy Club, 853 Bays Mountain Park Rd., Kingsport, Tn. 37660
Bristol Astronomy Club Bristol, TN.
Cumberland Astronomical Society Gallatin, Tennessee
Knoxville Observer's Knoxville Tennessee
Memphis Astronomical Society Memphis, TN
Middle Tennessee Astronomical Society Smyrna, TN
ORION (Oak Ridge Isochronous Observation Network) Knoxville, TN.
Smoky Mountain Astronomical Society Knoxville, TN.
Society of Low-Energy Observers, 4277 Park Forest Dr., Memphis, TN 38141
Tamke-Allan Observatory Harriman, Roane County, Tennessee
Tennessee Valley Astronomy Club, 276 Swan Creek Rd., Fayetteville, TN 37334
The Home Planetarium Assn., 1203 Hwy. 25, Gallatin, TN 37066
The Spyglass Network - SGN, 1203 Hwy. 25, Gallatin, TN 37066Go back to top or Go back to Links
Vermont Astronomical Society Williston, Vt.Go back to top or Go back to Links
The Analemma Society Great Falls, Virginia
Astronomy Club of Virginia Tech located in Blacksburg, Virginia
Back Bay Amateur Astronomers located in Chesapeake, Virginia
No URL Blue Ridge Astronomers - Staunton, VA
Blue Ridge Astronomy Club the Lynchburg Va. area
Blue Ridge Skywatch Astrophotography Society Contact: S. G. Marshall; 3356 Absalom Smith Road; Salem, VA 24153 E-mail: S. G. Marshall
Bristol Astronomy Club in Bristol, Virginia/Tennessee
Charlottesville Astronomical Society meetings take place on the first Wednesday of each month, 7:00pm, at the McCormick Observatory, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
Echo Ridge Astronomical Society Contact: Elaine Osborne; P.O. Box 86; Elk Creek, VA 24326; Telephone: 540-655-4895; E-mail: Elaine Osborne
Halifax Skywatchers: Joe Lightcap, P.O. Box 22, Nathalie, Virginia, United States 24577 Telephone: 804-349-3700, 12 members
Norfolk Astronomical Society is located in the Hampton Roads, Virginia region
Northern Virginia Astronomy Club is located in Virginia, near Washington D.C. It's primary purpose is providing enjoyment and education to the public (and ourselves!) through amateur astronomy. It strives to be a friendly club with a focus on observing, and it is one of the largest clubs in the United States with over 550 members. General membership meetings are open to the public, and are held at Lecture Hall #1 on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University on the second Sunday of every month. Meetings start at 7:00 PM, but if you come earlier you can do a little socializing.
Rappahannock Astronomy Club (formerly Triangulum Astronomical Society) located in the Fredericksburg, Va. area
Richmond Astronomical Society in Richmond, Virginia
Roanoke Valley Astronomical Society in Roanoke, Va.
The Shenandoah Astronomical Society meets at 7PM on the 2nd Wednesday of each month unless other wise noted and are held at Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown, Virginia.
Shenandoah Valley Stargazers located in Harrisonburg, Virginia
Skywatchers Astronomy Club is based at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, VirginiaGo back to top or Go back to Links
Astrolabe Astronomy Club Wheeling, WV.
No URL Central Appalachian Astronomy Club Maintaining and operating their own Good Hope Observatory! Clarksburg, West Virginia
Greenbrier Valley Astronomy Association Lewisburg, WV.
Kanawha Valley Astronomy Society The organizers of Blackwater Falls Astronomy Weekend October 11-13, 2012, maintaining their own Breezy Point Observatory! Camp Virgil Tate, near Cross Lanes, West Virginia
Ohio Valley Astronomical Society Huntington, West Virginia.Go back to top or Go back to Links
Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society Fall Creek, Wisconsin
Door Peninsula Astronomical Society Sturgeon Bay, Wi.
La Crosse Area Astronomical Society La Crosse, Wi.
Madison Astronomical Society, Inc. Madison, Wisconsin
Milwaukee Astronomical Society New Berlin, Wi.
Neville Public Museum Astronomical Society Green Bay, Wi.
Plymouth StarGazers---Kevin Koski, President Plymouth, Wi.
Racine Astronomical Society Union Grove, Wi.
Sheboygan Astronomical Society Sheboygan, Wi.
Urban Stargazers at Urban Ecology Center Milwaukee, Wi.
No URL Watertown Astronomy Society - Watertown, Wi.
No URL 2/8/2010. Wausau West High School Astronomy Club Wausau, Wi.
Wehr Astronomical Society, Inc. Franklin, Wi.Go back to top or Go back to Links
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