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.

August 2020 Skymap now available: http://www.skymaps.com/downloads.html

YouTube: August What up in the Night sky from STSI: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dFEdQB_su4

2020 NEWSTAR Membership/Renewal form

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

  • new NEWSTAR meeting on August 19th is cancelled. Stay tuned for fall meetings.

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

  • Sheboygan Swap 'n Sell postponed until this fall. https://www.shebastro.org/

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

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 August 2020 19:41
 

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Club Meetings

Wed Aug 19 @07:00pm - 09:00pm
cancelled-NEWSTAR meeting

Club Star Parties

Fri Aug 14 @08:00pm -
Ertl Road star party
Sat Aug 15 @08:00pm -
Ertl Road star party
Fri Aug 21 @08:00pm -
Ertl Road star party
Sat Aug 22 @08:00pm -
Ertl Road star party

Calendar Events

Fri Aug 14 @08:00pm -
Ertl Road star party
Sat Aug 15 @08:00pm -
Ertl Road star party
Tue Aug 18
New Moon
Wed Aug 19 @07:00pm - 09:00pm
cancelled-NEWSTAR meeting
Fri Aug 21 @08:00pm -
Ertl Road star party
Sat Aug 22 @08:00pm -
Ertl Road star party
Fri Sep 11 @10:00pm -
Neptune opposition