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.

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…

Royal Astronomical Society of Canada: Yukon Centre

NAME Royal Astronomical Society of Canada: Yukon Centre ADDRESS 367 Valleyview Cres. White Horse, Yukon Territory Y1A 3C9 Canada CONTACT Anthony Gucciardo or Viktor Zsohar PHONE (250) 408-4838 EMAIL yukonastronomicalsociety@gmail.com URL http://yukonastronomicalsociety.com/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS 38 OTHER INFORMATION The RASC: Yukon Centre (Yukon Astronomical Society) is a Yukon-based non-profit organization devoted to popularizing astronomy, and…

Astronomy Moncton

NAME Astronomy Moncton ADDRESS Moncton New Brunswick Canada CONTACT Emile Cormier PHONE EMAIL astronomy.moncton.info@gmail.com URL Manitoulin Star Party NUMBER OF MEMBERS OTHER INFORMATION Astronomy Moncton is an informal group of amateur astronomers and enthusiasts, active in the region around Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada.

Hacettepe University Astronomical Society

NAME Hacettepe University Astronomical Society ADDRESS Toros Mah Bayramoglu Sitesi D Blok Kat 9 No 19 Ankara 01-06800 Turkey CONTACT Hadican Catak PHONE +905439611085 EMAIL info@huastronomy.com URL http://huastronomy.com NUMBER OF MEMBERS 350 OTHER INFORMATION Hacettepe University Astronomical Society is a student club founded in 2014. The object of the society is the promotion and extension…

Aldrich Astronomical Society

NAME Aldrich Astronomical Society ADDRESS 50 Sunset Lane Box S c/o Anna Maria College Paxton, MA 016102 USA CONTACT Ken Cleveland PHONE (508) 556-0227 EMAIL info@aldrich.club URL http://aldrich.club/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS 80 OTHER INFORMATION Aldrich Astronomical Society (AAS) is one of the oldest astronomy clubs in New England. We are dedicated to promoting an understanding…

Shoals Astronomy Club

NAME Shoals Astronomy Club ADDRESS University of North Alabama Planetarium Florence, Alabama USA CONTACT Paul Daniel PHONE (256)765-2101or (256)740-2171 EMAIL shoalsastro@gmail.com URL www.shoalsastro.com NUMBER OF MEMBERS 16 OTHER INFORMATION A very friendly observing club. Meetings are held on the last Thursday of the month at 7:00pm. For more info please call contacts. Have dark sky…