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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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Great Solar Eclipse of 2017
Where:   10435 Downsville Pike, Hagerstown, MD
When:    12:30PM until 4:30PM on Monday, August 21, 2017
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Solar Eclipse viewing with the TSA. Bring a solar scope, pin hole viewer, solar shades or anything you may have to safely view the eclipse.
Free solar glasses available while supplies last.

Next Club Meeting - September 20, 2017 - 7:00 pm.
The TriState Astronomers will meet on Wednesday, September 20 2017 at the Brish Planetarium.

Speaker: Jim Chen:  Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series book entitled "Astronomy for Older Eyes - A Guide for Aging Backyard Astronomers".

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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