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.

2018 NEWSTAR Membership/Renewal form

 

Wisconsin Observers Weekend (WOW) 2018 is confirmed, dates are July 12th-15th. We have all 5 sites. Registration is now open.

Click here to download the WOW registration form.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 May 2018 20:12
 

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Club Meetings

Wed Jun 20 @07:00pm - 09:00pm
NEWSTAR meeting

Calendar Events

Wed Jun 20 @07:00pm - 09:00pm
NEWSTAR meeting
Sat Jun 23 @07:30pm - 10:00pm
Barlow Family Astronomy Night
Wed Jun 27
Saturn at opposition
Tue Jul 03 @08:45pm -
Ertl Road star party
Fri Jul 06 @08:45pm -
Ertl Road star party
Sat Jul 07 @08:45pm -
Ertl Road star party
Wed Jul 11
ALCON convention
Wed Jul 11
New Moon
Thu Jul 12
Wisconsin Observers Weekend (WOW)
Fri Jul 13
Wisconsin Observers Weekend (WOW)