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.

2014 NEWSTAR Membership/Renewal form

Last Updated on Sunday, 02 March 2014 20:25
 

Wisconsin Obervers Weekend 2015

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

Check back in February 2015 for making reservations.

Last Updated on Sunday, 13 July 2014 17:49
 

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Club Meetings

Wed Nov 19 @07:00PM - 09:00PM
Monthly meeting

Calendar Events

Mon Nov 03
Mars swings by cluster M28
Thu Nov 06
Mars swings by cluster M22
Wed Nov 19 @07:00PM - 09:00PM
Monthly meeting
Sat Nov 22
New Moon
Sat Nov 22 @04:30PM - 11:59PM
Ertl Road Star Party