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.

2017 NEWSTAR Membership/Renewal form

Last Updated on Monday, 12 September 2016 20:20

Wisconsin Obervers Weekend 2017

WOW 2017 is confirmed for June 22-25 at Hartman Creek State Park.

Registration is still open as of 6/16/17. On-site registration is available as long as space is available. Click here to get the form.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 June 2017 18:03

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Club Meetings

Wed Jul 19 @07:00PM - 09:00PM
NEWSTAR meeting - room 1332

Calendar Events

Sat Jul 01 @08:00PM - 10:30PM
Barlow Planetarium Family Night
Wed Jul 19 @07:00PM - 09:00PM
NEWSTAR meeting - room 1332
Sun Jul 23 @12:00AM - 11:59PM
New Moon