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.

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 Saturday, 20 February 2016 17:20

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Club Meetings

Wed May 04 @06:30PM - 08:30PM
NPMAS meeting-NEWSTAR invited
Wed May 18 @07:00PM - 09:00PM
NEWSTAR meeting-room 1332

Calendar Events

Wed May 04 @06:30PM - 08:30PM
NPMAS meeting-NEWSTAR invited
Fri May 06
Eta Aquarid meteor shower peaks
Fri May 06
New Moon
Fri May 06 @08:15PM - 11:59PM
Ertl Road star party
Sat May 07 @08:15PM - 11:59PM
Ertl Road star party
Mon May 09
Mercury transit party
Mon May 09 @06:14AM - 01:41PM
Mercury transit across the Sun
Thu May 12 @06:00PM - 10:00PM
Buboltz Nature Center-public observing
Sat May 14 @12:00PM - 05:00PM
Astronomy Day
Wed May 18 @07:00PM - 09:00PM
NEWSTAR meeting-room 1332