Northeast Wisconsin Stargazers

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Northeast Wisconsin Stargazers [NEWSTAR]


Mission Statement:

Since 1986, Northeast Wisconsin Stargazers (NEWSTAR) has shared the wonders of the sky with each other and the community at large. Our mission for the next millennium and beyond is to share club resources including personal experiences and equipment with all interested.

Monthly Meetings:

Our monthly meetings are held at the University of Wisconsin-Menasha on Midway Road on the third Wednesday of each month from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Topics are geared toward both beginner and more advanced amateur astronomers. Monthly meetings include videos, slide shows, lectures, reviews of upcoming celestial events, sharing of experiences, participative projects and much more. Meetings are free and open to the public.

Other Activities Include:

Telescope building, mirror grinding, astrophotography, field trips, club picnic and holiday party.

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.

Membership / Renewal Form

Last Updated on Monday, 05 November 2012 21:44  

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Calendar Events

Mon Apr 21 @10:00PM - 04:00AM
Lyrid Meteor Shower peaks
Tue Apr 22 @10:00PM - 04:00AM
Lyrid Meteor Shower peaks
Fri Apr 25 @08:00PM - 11:00PM
Public Observing-Mosquito Hill
Sat Apr 26 @08:00PM - 11:59PM
Ertl Road Star Party
Tue Apr 29
New Moon
Sat May 03 @08:00PM - 11:59PM
Ertl Road Star Party
Mon May 05 @10:00PM - 03:00AM
Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower peaks
Tue May 06 @10:00PM - 03:00AM
Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower peaks
Sat May 10 @12:00PM - 05:00PM
Astronomy Day