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The TriState Astronomers is a group of amateur astronomers from the area surrounding Hagerstown, MD. & Washington County. Since 1985, we enjoy sharing the ageless wonders of the night sky. About Us!


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Renfrew Park Star Party
Where:   Renfrew Museum and Park, Waynesboro, PA
When:    6:30PM until 8:30PM on Thursday, December 8, 2016
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A star party at the Renfrew Museum and Park in Waynesboro, PA.
We will be observing various nebula and star clusters of the winter night sky, the Great Orion Nebula will be rising in the east, and the Andromeda Galaxy will be well placed for viewing. Venus and the first quarter moon will also be visible. Viewers may come and go anytime during the event. 


Other Events

Next Club Meeting - November 16, 2016 - 7:00 pm.
The Tristate Astronomers will meet on Wednesday November 16, 2016 at the Brish Planetarium.

6:30 – 7:00 p.m.        
Doors open for informal discussion in the planetarium along with refreshments.

7:00 – 9:30 p.m.         
TriState Astronomers Monthly Meeting: Presentation followed by officer
reports, updates.

All regular meetings of the TriState Astronomers are free and
open to the public
. Bring a friend and share the excitement of amateur astronomy!

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