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
- 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.
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.