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.

February 2021 Skymap now available: http://www.skymaps.com/downloads.html

YouTube: February What's up in the Night sky from STSI: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPZqTDJnkSM

NEW: 2021 NEWSTAR Membership/Renewal form

Visit NEWSTAR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/newstarmembers/

  • new NEWSTAR meeting on February 17th has been cancelled. Stay tuned for future meeting.

  • new WOW2021 is confirmed for June 10-13th. (New moon is June 10th). Reservation form should be available February 2021.

  • NCRAL Convention in Port Washington WI has been postponed until 2022

  • NCRAL 2021 Convention in Green Bay WI has been postponed until 2023

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 February 2021 11:26
 

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