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 at the Barlow Planetarium - University of Wisconsin - Fox Valley in Menasha, Wisconsin.  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.

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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 (NEW)
  • 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.

2015 NEWSTAR Membership/Renewal form

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 December 2014 19:01
 

Wisconsin Obervers Weekend 2015

WOW is confirmed for June 11th - June 14th 2015 at Hartman Creek State Park, Waupaca, WI.

Click here to download the 2015 WOW registration form.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 February 2015 20:31
 

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Club Meetings

Wed Mar 18 @07:00PM - 09:00PM
membership meeting-rm Barlow

Calendar Events

Sun Mar 08
Daylight savings time begins
Wed Mar 18 @07:00PM - 09:00PM
membership meeting-rm Barlow
Fri Mar 20
New Moon
Sat Mar 21 @06:00PM -
NPMAS Messier Marathon
Sat Mar 28 @09:00AM - 02:00PM
Sheboygan swap 'n' sell