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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!


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The Night Sky
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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

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The eclipse will begin at 10.33pm EST (3.33am the next day in GMT), as our satellite enters the Earth’s shadow. The full eclipse with the Moon turning red will begin just over an hour later, at 11.41pm EST (4.41am GMT), and will peak at 12.16am (5.16am GMT) on January 21. It will last until 12.43am EST (5.43am GMT) before slowly moving away from the shadow cast by our planet.

Next Club Meeting - February 20, 2019 - 7:00 pm. at the Wm. Brish Planetarium.

6:30 pm to 7:00 pm - 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!

Future Outreach Events

Coming Up!
Telescope Clinic at Renfrew Park
Where: Renfrew Institute at Renfrew Museum and Park, Waynesboro, PA
When: 10 AM until 2 PM on Saturday, March 9, 2019

Need help with your new telescope (or old). Bring it to this event.

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Defending The Dark

Hubble Video
2 Decades
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