Northeast Wisconsin Stargazers

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Welcome to the Northeast Wisconsin Stargazers [NEWSTAR] website.

NEWSTAR is a member society of the  Astronomical League.  We are dedicated to promoting amateur astronomy.  Our informal meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 7:00 PM, classroom or the Barlow Planetarium - University of Wisconsin - Fox Valley(map) in Menasha, Wisconsin, check calendar for meeting room information.  All interested persons are encouraged to attend.  All meetings are open to the public.  We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting.  Additional information about NEWSTAR can be found on the About page.

Benefits of membership in NEWSTAR

The benefits of membership are probably the strongest reason for joining. When you join NEWSTAR you are entitled to:

Membership in the Astronomical League.

Full Voting privileges

Free use of the club's telescopes including:
  • 10" (250 mm) computerized Dobsonian
  • 10" (250 mm) computerized "GOTO" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope
  • 11" (280 mm) Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope mounted in a dome on a clock driven mount.
  • Coronado PST Solar Telescope

Attend club star parties at club observing sites.

4 quarterly issues of Astronomical League's newsletter The Reflector.

Reduced subscription rates to Sky & Telescope and Astronomy Magazine.

10%  discount on astronomy books through the Astronomical League Book Service.

Savings plans of 10 to 35 percent off of various astronomical books, publications and related products.

2016 NEWSTAR Membership/Renewal form

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2015 03:28

Wisconsin Obervers Weekend 2016

WOW 2016 is confirmed for June 2nd-5th, 2016. Hartman Creek State Park. Near Waupaca WI.

Early registration sign-up deadline is May 24th. Price goes up substantially after this date.

Registration is now open. Download and print the registration form here: WOW 2016 registration form

For more information on WOW click here to visit the WOW page.

Any problems downloading the form email Terry: tlb2099 at yahoo dot com

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 May 2016 05:14

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Club Meetings

Wed Jun 15 @07:00PM - 09:00PM
NEWSTAR meeting-Barlow Planetarium

Calendar Events

Fri May 27 @08:30PM - 11:59PM
Ertl Road star party
Sat May 28 @08:30PM - 11:59PM
Ertl Road star party
Sun May 29 @08:30PM - 11:59PM
Ertl Road star party
Thu Jun 02
WOW-Wisconsin Observers Weekend
Fri Jun 03
Saturn opposition
Fri Jun 03
WOW-Wisconsin Observers Weekend
Fri Jun 03 @08:00PM - 11:00PM
Mosquito Hill presentation-Saturn
Sat Jun 04 @12:00AM - 11:59PM
New Moon
Sat Jun 04
WOW-Wisconsin Observers Weekend
Sun Jun 05
WOW-Wisconsin Observers Weekend