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"To bring together those who appreciate the night sky!"
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!


Club Officers



Public Outreach/Events



Skylights Podcast:
The Night Sky
Download sky map
2017 Moon Calendar

Object of the Month
Constellation of the Month
Bright Comets
Messier Club
Lunar Lunatics Club
Magnitude Explained
Great American Eclipse

Satellite Flybys

What are Iridium Flares?
Your Sky

Top 10 Very Red Stars

TriState Astronomers

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Thank You for sharing the night sky with us!

A very clear night at our Autumn star party! About 500 guests viewed the night sky through more than 15 telescopes. Saturn, the moon, double cluster, E.T., M13, Ring Nebula, and many more objects were viewed!

Thanks to all of our guests for coming out.

Renfrew Star Party
Where:   Renfrew, Waynesboro, PA
When:    6:00PM until 9:00PM on Thursday, December 7, 2017
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Star Party with hot cocoa and cookies in the VC warming room! (Cloud date Thurs, Dec 14)

Next Club Meeting - November 15, 2017 - 7:00 pm. at the Brish Planetarium
This meeting will feature a presentation by Steve Conard, Westminster Astronomical Society:  Amateur Spectroscopy.
Steve has asked that members bring various light sources (old flashlights, colored LED flashlights, neon lamps) and filters - narrow band, color filters, etc.

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

7:00 – Presentation begins!

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

Other Events

The TriState Astronomers


Defending The Dark

Hubble Video
2 Decades
of Discovery

Light Pollution
Learn more about it.
More Info.

Astro Pictures
of the day. Daily
astro images.

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TriState Astronomers.

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