Clubs & Organizations

Interested in understanding more about the night sky? An astronomy club is the perfect place to get started. Learn from the old hands and soon enough you’ll be passing on tricks of the trade to other newcomers, and making new friends in the process. From science lectures to star parties, astronomy clubs in your area have a lot to offer!

In addition to clubs, we also list museums, observatories, planetariums, and special-interest organizations, all of which are ready and willing to enrich your astronomy experience and expertise. Search the listings here.

If you’re not sure about joining a club, get your feet wet by checking out our events listings to find a museum opening or star party near you.

Crystal Coast Stargazers

NAME Crystal Coast Stargazers ADDRESS 03 Decoy Dr. Harkers Island NC, 28531 CONTACT David Heflin PHONE 8287730927 EMAIL d.heflin57@gmail.com URL https://www.facebook.com/CCgazers/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS 80 OTHER INFORMATION We are a small group of friendly people who enjoy the night sky. We have public outreach at Fort Macon State Park and Cape Lookout National Seashore.

Hanwell Observatory

NAME Hanwell Observatory ADDRESS 6 Blue Heron Drive Hanwell, New Brunswick E3E2I1 Canada CONTACT Chris Weadick PHONE 506-457-0774 EMAIL stars@ourhanwell.ca URL http://stars.ourhanwell.ca NUMBER OF MEMBERS 45 OTHER INFORMATION The Hanwell Observatory (the Hanwell Astronomy Club) is an organization dedicated to sharing the wonders of starry skies with the public. Members are local residents who belong…

Space and Nature Aruba

NAME Space and Nature Aruba ADDRESS Oranjestad, Aruba CONTACT Jeremio Maduro and Jairo Vrolijk PHONE EMAIL info@spacenaturearuba.com URL http://www.spacenaturearuba.com NUMBER OF MEMBERS 8 OTHER INFORMATION Who we are The Space and Nature Aruba (SNA) is a non-profit group based on the Caribbean island Aruba which is located a few miles North of the coast of…

USJ Astronomy Club

NAME USJ Astronomy Club ADDRESS Mar Roukoz, USJ Campus Sciences et Technologies Beirut, Lebanon CONTACT MarieJoe Chahine PHONE 0096170386798 EMAIL usj_astronomyclub@outlook.com URL NUMBER OF MEMBERS 43 OTHER INFORMATION We are a community that aims to gathers the passionate for astronomy, while making it easy for all USJ students to learn about space and enjoy the…

Central Wyoming Astronomical Society

NAME Central Wyoming Astronomical Society ADDRESS 6041 Rivers Gate Casper, Wyoming 82604 USA CONTACT Alan Corey PHONE 307-251-3369 EMAIL alancorey1979@msn.com URL http://www.facebook.com/centralwyoastrosociety NUMBER OF MEMBERS 6 OTHER INFORMATION Very small non-profit amateur astronomy club located in Casper, Wyoming. We meet once a month from August to May typically and do sidewalk astronomy from June to…

Lehigh Valley Amateur Astronomical Society

NAME Lehigh Valley Amateur Astronomical Society ADDRESS 620 B East Rock Road Allentown, PA 18103-7525 USA CONTACT LVAAS Planetarium Director PHONE 610-797-3476 EMAIL planetarium@lvaas.org URL http://lvaas.org/staticpages/index.php?page=200905301019533 NUMBER OF MEMBERS 250+ OTHER INFORMATION LVAAS is a non-profit organization comprised of individuals with a wide range of interest in astronomy. LVAAS is located in eastern Pennsylvania, near…

Amateur Astronomers Association of Guyana

NAME Amateur Astronomers Association of Guyana ADDRESS Georgetown, Guayana CONTACT Ferlin Pedro PHONE 592-621-5096 EMAIL aastroa.gy@gmail.com URL http://www.facebook.com/groups/1642919542623625/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS 10 OTHER INFORMATION Promoting astronomy and amateur astrophotography in Guyana. We welcome anyone who is generally interested in astronomy, science and space. We look forward having you around!

Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society

NAME Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society ADDRESS The Briars Mount Martha, Victoria Australia CONTACT David Rolfe PHONE +61 4 13610626 EMAIL welcome@mpas.asn.au URL http://www.mpas.asn.au NUMBER OF MEMBERS 150 OTHER INFORMATION MPAS is approaching 50 years and welcomes members from all over the world to our observing site, located on the outer edge of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

AstroLab

NAME AstroLab ADDRESS C/ Castillo s/n Monumento Torre Vigía Yunquera 29410 Spain CONTACT Jose Antonio Jimenez PHONE 0034 952 482 173 EMAIL info@astrolab.es URL http://www.astrolab.es NUMBER OF MEMBERS 120 OTHER INFORMATION Stargazing Nights, astronomy activities for all family, astrophotographers assistants.

Brunswick Astronomy Club

NAME Brunswick Astronomy Club ADDRESS 2787 Michael Drive Brunswick, OH  44212 USA CONTACT Allan Cook PHONE 330-460-3057 EMAIL calml47@aol.com URL http://Brunswickastronomyclub.com NUMBER OF MEMBERS 22 OTHER INFORMATION The Brunswick Astronomy Club is a non-profit, educational organization established in 1991. Our goal is to bring, both novice and advanced, amateur astronomers together in the excitement of…

New State Planetarium

NAME New State Planetarium ADDRESS 205 W. State St Trenton, New Jersey 08625 USA CONTACT William Murray PHONE 609-826-3940 EMAIL William.Murray@sos.nj.gov URL http://www.state.nj.us/state/museum/dos_museum_programs_planetarium.html NUMBER OF MEMBERS 2 OTHER INFORMATION We are the largest planetarium in the state of NJ – 140 seats. Public shows available on weekends. Available for booking during the week.

Fuertes Observatory

NAME Fuertes Observatory ADDRESS Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853 USA CONTACT Anthony Gucciardo and Viktor Zsohar PHONE 607-255-3557 EMAIL astrosociety@cornell.edu URL http://www.cornellastrosociety.org/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS OTHER INFORMATION Fuertes Observatory, home to the historic 12" Irving Porter Church Memorial Telescope, is open to the public for observing (if clear) and tours every Friday night from 8pm…

South Somerset Astronomical Society

NAME South Somerset Astronomical Society ADDRESS Queen's College 6th Form Centre Taunton,Somerset United Kingdom CONTACT Jon Bird PHONE 07798 842257 EMAIL URL www.ssas.eu.pn NUMBER OF MEMBERS ABOUT THE CLUB Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the months between September to May inclusive at 7:30pm.

Sci-Tech Center Of Northern New York

NAME Sci-Tech Center Of Northern New York ADDRESS 154 Stone Street Watertown, NY 13601 USA CONTACT Steve Karon PHONE 315-788-1340 EMAIL scitech@scitechcenter.org URL http://scitechcenter.org NUMBER OF MEMBERS 285 OTHER INFORMATION A hands on science museum including exhibits on space science and astronomy. Free public telescopic astronomy nights are held throughout the year.

Astronomical Society of Southern New England

NAME Astronomical Society of Southern New England ADDRESS Foxborough, MA USA CONTACT Rebekah Bartlett PHONE EMAIL assnepres@gmail.com URL http://www.assne.org/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS 100 OTHER INFORMATION The Astronomical Society of Southern New England (ASSNE) is a non-profit 501(c) association of amateur astronomers. We observe and socialize together and provide community outreach on all things astronomy in…

Orion Astronomy Center

NAME Orion Astronomy Center ADDRESS Faculty of Architecture – Skopje Skopje Macedonia CONTACT Kristijan Siskovski PHONE +38975421012 EMAIL orion.mk@mail.com URL http://www.orion.mk/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS 35 OTHER INFORMATION Social organization for all space and astronomy enthusiasts can explore, study, advance, improve knowledge and promote science. Main activity of Orion Astronomy Center is to organize popular and…

Chesterfield Astronomical Society

NAME Chesterfield Astronomical Society ADDRESS The Barnett Observatory Hastings Close Newbold Chesterfield S41 8RH United Kingdom CONTACT Mark Eustace PHONE 07517 510083 EMAIL cas@chesterfield-as.org.uk URL http://www.chesterfield-as.org.uk/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS 40 OTHER INFORMATION

St George Astronomy Group

NAME St. George Astronomy Group ADDRESS 144 Lilly Lane P.O. Box 475 Toquerville, Utah  84774 USA CONTACT Mark Shelton PHONE (801) 870-1645 EMAIL astroshelton@yahoo.com URL https://sites.google.com/site/stgeorgeastronomygroup/home NUMBER OF MEMBERS 12 OTHER INFORMATION We're a small activist group dedicated to promoting public astronomy and dark skies in southwest Utah.    

Skywatchers Astronomy Club

NAME Skywatchers Astronomy Club ADDRESS Langley Exchange Club NASA-Langley Research Center Hampton Virginia 23681 USA CONTACT PHONE EMAIL larc-dl-lea-skywatchers@mail.nasa.gov URL https://larc-exchange.larc.nasa.gov/skywatchers/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS OTHER INFORMATION

Fairfax Astronomy Club

NAME Fairfax Astronomy Club ADDRESS 258 South Union Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90026 USA CONTACT Esther PHONE (213) 361-3032 EMAIL gonzalezriosesther@yahoo.com URL NUMBER OF MEMBERS 15 OTHER INFORMATION Beginners club for students at Fairfax High School. We meet every Wednesday at lunch in room 412.

RASC Yukon Centre: Takhini Observatory

NAME RASC Yukon Centre: Takhini Observatory ADDRESS 367 Valeyview Cres. White Horse, Yukon Territory Y1A 3C9 Canada CONTACT Anthony Gucciardo and Viktor Zsohar PHONE (250) 408-4838 EMAIL yukonastronomicalsociety@gmail.com URL http://yukonastronomicalsociety.com/our-programs/rasc-yukon-centre-takhini-observatory/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS 38 OTHER INFORMATION Would you, your community group, business, or family like to visit and use our observatory? It is located at…