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0 Beacon Field Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory, associated with the Friends of Beacon Field Airport. Located near Beacon Field Airport, a former airport, now a shopping mall.
3NE Old Town Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory of a member of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
5SE Fort Washington Park
 
Maryland   A historic national park in Fort Washington.
7SE Bunny Foo-Foo Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory in Fort Washington.
9N Washington
 
DC   Nearby to some members of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
9NE Smithsonian NASM Public Observatory
 
DC   AKA Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Public Observatory. In Washington.
11N USNO
 
DC   The U.S. Naval Observatory.
11SW Mason Neck State Park
 
Virginia   State park used as an observing site by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
13NW Vienna
 
Virginia  
14N Bright Skies Observatory
 
DC   A private observatory in Washington, DC.
17NE University of Maryland Observatory
 
Maryland   Observatory of University of Marylandin College Park.
19W Centreville
 
Virginia   Home to some members of The Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
20N Potomac Astrometric Observatory
 
Maryland   A observatory for personal GRB and cataclysmic variable research
20NW Great Falls Observatory Park
 
Virginia   Astronomy park of the Analemma Sociey. In Great Falls and close to Reston.
21SE The Hughesville Sky-view Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near Waldorf.
23NE Bowie
 
Maryland  
23S Nanjemoy Creek Observatory
 
Maryland   An observatory of the Southern Maryland Astronomical Society.
25N Montgomery County Astrophysical Observatory
 
Maryland   Aka MCAO, a private observatory, near Derwood.
26N Ashton Observatory at Johnson Farms
 
Maryland   A private observatory of a member of the Howard Astronomical League.
29S King George Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in King George.
29SW Stafford
 
Virginia  
30E Chesapeake Beach Veterans Memorial Park
 
Maryland   City park in Chesapeake Beach.
30NW Beaglehaven Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory of a member of NOVAC. Somehwere around Ashburn.
33W Grenville Base Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in the Bull Run Mountains.
34W Hopewell Observatory
 
Virginia   In the Bull Run Mountains.
35N Bluebird Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory owned by Jerry Persall and open to visitors by appointment.
35NE United States Naval Academy
 
Maryland   Link.. In Annapolis.
35NW Leesburg
 
Virginia  
35SW Stargazer's Field Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
35W C.M. Crockett Park
 
Virginia   A county park and recreation facility used as an observing site by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. In Midland.
36NE AACC Astronomy Lab
 
Maryland   Observatory of Anne Arundel Community College, and home of the AACC Astronomy Club.
37N Little Bennett Regional Park
 
Maryland   A campground near Clarksburg
38N Carrs Mill Park
 
Maryland   A park with no facilities, occasionally used by the Howard Astronomical League for impromptu members-only events. In Howard county.
38NW CHR
 
Virginia   A private observing site of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. Near Middleburg.
39N Alpha Ridge Park
 
Maryland   Observatory and star party site of the Howard Astronomical League(HAL). Park of Howard County. Near Marriottsville, MD.
39N Mount Pleasant
 
Maryland   Part of the The Howard County Conservancy.
41NW Brooke Stream Manor Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
42W Mountain View Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory near Warrenton.
44NE Baltimore
 
Maryland   Home of the Baltimore Astronomical Society.
44SW Summit Crossing Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Spotsylvania.
45SW Mark Slade Remote Observatory
 
Virginia   AKA MSRO. Observatory of the Rappahanock Astronomy Club.
46NW Murphicus Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Western Loudoun County.
46SE Solomons Island
 
Maryland  
47NW Savage
 
Virginia   A private site used by members of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. Near Round Hill.
48SW Lake of the Woods Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory (MPC I24) in Lake of the Woods.
49N Walgrove Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory in Reisterstown.
49N Willow Oak Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory somewhere around Gamber.
49NW Moonridge Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Harpers Ferry.
50N Reisterstown
 
Maryland   Home to the Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area.
50W Sky Meadows State Park
 
Virginia   A park near Paris. Used by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
51N Marstown Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near New Windsor.
51SE Tall Timbers
 
Maryland   A town in St. Mary's county.
52SW PostOak
 
Virginia  
53E Golden Mean Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory.
53NE Martin State Airport
 
Maryland   airport.
53NW Digital Monastery Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near Frederick.
53NW Middletown
 
Maryland   In Frederick county.
55NE Dulaney Springs Park
 
Maryland   An observing site of the Baltimore County Casual Astronomers. Near Hampton.
55W Over The Hill Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Flint Hill.
58E TBM Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory.
59SW Belmont Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory. Affiliated with the Rappahannock Astronomy Club.
60NW Greenbrier State Park
 
Maryland   State Park near Boonsboro.
60NW Shepherd University Observatory
 
West Virginia   Observatory of Shepherd University in Shepherdstown.
61N Bear Branch Nature Center
 
Maryland   A nature center and planetarium. Home to the Westminster Astronomical Society.
62W Morning Calm Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
63NW Beaver Creek Observatory
 
Maryland   An observatory of the Tri-State Astronomers.
63SE Point Lookout State Park
 
Maryland   State park where Chesapeak Bay and the Potomac join.
64E Tuckahoe State Park
 
Maryland   A site of the Delmarva Stargazers
64N Prettyboy Reservoir
 
Maryland   A reservior surrounded by parkland.
65N Catoctin Mountain Park
 
Maryland   Park, east of Hagerstown.
66NE Echo Hill Outdoor School
 
Maryland   A school near Worton.
66S Millers Tavern
 
Virginia   Along Rt 360 west between Tappahannock and Aylett.
66W Lord Fairfax Community College
 
Virginia   Community college near Middletown. Also the meeting place of the Shenandoah Astronomical Society (SAS).
68NW Flint Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Winchester.
68SE Elliott Island road
 
Maryland   Centered on the parking lot of a boat launch on Elliot Island road.
69NE Harford Community College Observatory
 
Maryland   Observatory of Harford Community College. Also used by the Harford County Astronomical Society. Near Bel Air.
70NW Falling Waters
 
West Virginia  
71NE Sola Virtus Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory somewhere around White Hall.
72SW Mineral Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
73NE Fishing Battery Island
 
Maryland   Used by some members of the Howard Astronomical League. Near Havre de Grace.
73S Bell Isle State Park
 
Virginia   State park.
73S Keeble Observatory
 
Virginia   Observatory of Randolph-Macon College in Ashland.
73W East Coast Video Astronomy Rendezvous
 
Virginia   The ECVAR star party held at The Country Waye RV Campgrounds in Luray.
73W Frog Hollow Farm
 
Virginia   a private observatory in Fort Valley
74N Gettysburg College Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory on the campus of Gettsyburg College.
74NE Kennard Dale High School
 
Pennsylvania   A High school in Fawn Grove.
74SE River House Observatory
 
Virginia   Near Burgess.
74SW Montpelier Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Montpelier.
75N Tomstown
 
Pennsylvania  
75N YCAS Stewartstown Observing Site
 
Pennsylvania   An observing site of the York County Astronomical Society. In Hopewell Township, near Stewartstown.
75SE Ophelia Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory
75W Big Meadows
 
Virginia   A site in Shenandoah National Park used by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
75W Shenandoah County Park
 
Virginia   A park in Shenandoah County. Used by the Shenandoah Astronomical Society and site of monthly observing sessions
76NW C&O Canal National Historical Park
 
Maryland   AKA Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. Near Clear Spring, between Hancock and Hagerstown.
76NW Lake Holiday Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
77N Codorus Creek Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Private observator near Spring Grove
78NE Broad Creek
 
Maryland   A Memorial Scout Reservation used, with permission, as a dark-sky site by the Harford County Astronomical Society.
78NW Morgan County Observatory
 
West Virginia   Observatory of the Morgan County Observatory Foundation. Near Berkeley Springs.
78SW Hay House Farm Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory somewhere around Louisa, VA.
79W Capon Springs and Farms
 
West Virginia   A rural resort used by the Shenandoah Astronomical Society.
80N SkyshedPodPA POD Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory used by SkyshedPODPA.
83NE Blackbird State Forest
 
Delaware   A state park at the border of New Castle and Kent Counties.
83NE Elk Forest
 
Maryland   A wildlife managment area used by the Delmarva Stargazers
83W Clegg Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Woodstock.
84E Killen's Pond State Park
 
Delaware   A state park near Harrington.
84S Fenwick Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Henrico County.
85E Salisbury
 
Maryland  
86N Chambersburg
 
Pennsylvania  
86NE Muddy Run Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory operated by the Rittenhouse Astronomical Society in coordination with the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County. In Muddy Run Park.
86S Richmond
 
Virginia   "Home of the Science Museum of Virginia and the Richmond Astronomical Society
87N Piney Mountain
 
Pennsylvania   A spot near the summit of Piney Mountain, used by the Chesmont Astronomical Society and called DS-3.
87SW Leakes Mill Park
 
Virginia   Park in Goochland.
88E Dover
 
Delaware   A town in Kent county.
88E Trap Pond State Park
 
Delaware   state park near Laurel.
88N York County Star Party
 
Pennsylvania   Site of the York County Star Party, used previously for the Mason Dixon Star Party, located at Shreveport North Airport, Wellsville, PA.
88W Blue Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   On Flattop Mountain near Dyke.
89N YCAS Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   observatory and home of the York County Astronomical Society. At John C. Rudy County Park.
89SW Lake Monticello
 
Virginia   Home to some members of the Charlottesville Astronomical Society.
89W Jerome
 
Virginia  
90NE Stella Nova Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Near Conestoga.
90NE Summit Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory.
91NE Starlight Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory somewhere around Glasgow.
91S Ragland Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory of the Richmond Astronomical Society.
91SE Schumann Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Middlesex County. Also used by the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy / Stargazers.
91SW Charlottesville
 
Virginia   Home of the University of Virginia's Leander McCormick Observatory and close to Fan Mountain Observatory.
92S Skywatchers Dark Sky Site
 
Virginia   An observing site of the Skywatchers Astronomy Club. Between Williamsburg and Richmond.
93SW Leander McCormick Observatory
 
Virginia   An Observatory of the University of Virginia.
94NE Snobie Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory in Bear, DE.
94NE Wayside Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory. Chart also covers the towns of New London, Avondale, West Grove and Oxford.
94W Morning Star Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory.
96E Milton
 
Delaware   Home of the Sussex County Astronomy Society in Sussex county.
96N Cruz Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
96N Edward L. Naylor Astronomical Center & Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A group of observatories of the Astronomical Society of Harrisburg, PA.. Near Lewisberry.
96S York River State Park
 
Virginia   A State park used as a dark sky site by the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy/Stargazers.
97N Shelly Island Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Goldsboro.
97NE Grundy Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory of Franklin and Marshall College which is also the meeting place of the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County.
97S Charles City observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
97SW Dogwood Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Kidds Store.
98S Ware Academy
 
Virginia   An independant elementary school in Gloucester, VA. Ask permission before observing on site.
99N Michael L. Britton Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   An observatory of Dickinson College in Carlisle. Used by the Dickinson College Astronomy Club.
99SW Powhatan Wildlife Management Area
 
Virginia   Used as a dark sky site by the Richmond Astronomical Society. Near Powhatan.
99W Harrisonburg
 
Virginia   Home of the Shenanandoah Valley Stargazers and the John C. Wells Planetarium of James Madison University.
100S Mobjack Bay
 
Virginia   A bay in Blackwater Creek.
100W Mountain Meadows Observatory
 
West Virginia   Private Observatory near Lost River State Park.
101NE Manheim Township Planetarium
 
Pennsylvania   Planetarium of Manheim Township Middle School . In Lancaster
101NW Hidden Bend Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Romney.
101SE Cashville
 
Virginia  
103NE Sterner Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Lititz.
104N Harrisburg
 
Pennsylvania   Home of the Astronomical Society of Harrisburg.
104NE Lititz
 
Pennsylvania   Meeting place of the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County (AELC).
105E Rehoboth Beach
 
Delaware  
105S Colonial Virginia Aeromodelers Field
 
Virginia   Private field of an aircraft modeling club.
105S Sandy Point Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
105SE NASA Wallops Visitor Center
 
Virginia   Visitor center and site of public observing nights.
106N Sanctuary Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory in Manheim.
106NE Mt. Cuba Astronomical Observatory
 
Delaware   AKA MCAO. Observatory of the Delaware Astromical Society
106NE Welsh Mountain Community Center
 
Pennsylvania   Near a dark-sky observing site used by the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County.
106NE Wilmington
 
Delaware   Home of the Delaware Astronomical Society.
106NW Rocky Gap State Park
 
Maryland   State park near Cumberland.
106S Land's End
 
Virginia   Observing site of the Back Bay Amateur Astronomers. Near Glouster.
106S Thomas Harriot Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory of the College of William & Mary.
107NE Coatesville
 
Pennsylvania   Home to some members of the the DVAA.
107S Attic Bluffs Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
107SW Fan Mountain Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory of the University of Virginia.
108N Tuscarora Shale Pit
 
Pennsylvania   In Tuscarora State Forest.(Phone Forest District Office #3, Blain PA, one working day in advance to have the gate on Upper Buck Ridge Rd left unlocked.)
108W George Washington National Forest Helicopter Landing Site
 
Virginia   An site in the George Washington National Forest. Used by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. Near Fulkes Gap.
109SW Waynesboro
 
Virginia   Home to some members of the Shenandoah Valley Stargazers.
109W Pinetop Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Mount Sidney.
110NW Persephone Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Three Springs.
110NW Rainsburg Mountain
 
Pennsylvania  
111S New Moon Telescopes Observatory
 
Virginia   A commercial telescope maker's observatory.
111SE Willis Wharf
 
Virginia  
112E Ocean City
 
Maryland  
112W Bones' Landing Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Martin.
113NE Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area
 
Pennsylvania   Wildlife managment area and observing site of the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County .
114NE West Chester
 
Pennsylvania   Home of WCU Observatory and meeting place of the Chester County Astronomical Society.
114S Newport News Municipal Park
 
Virginia   An observing site of the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy/Stargazers(VPAS).
115NW Black Bear Hollow Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
115S Chippokes Plantation State Park
 
Virginia   Observing site of the Back Bay Amateur Astronomers. Near Surry
115W Stokesville Observatory
 
Virginia   Of the Shenandoah Valley Stargazers
116E Holly Dome Observatory
 
New Jersey   A private observatory near Millville.
116NW Frostburg
 
Maryland   Home of the the Cumberland Astronomy Club.
116W Staunton
 
Virginia   Home to some members of the Shenandoah Valley Stargazers.
117N Little Buffalo State Park
 
Pennsylvania   State park near Newport.
118NE Cadmus Homestead Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Robesonia.
118NE Eagle Eye Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
118SW Welsh Mt. Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Shipman and halfway between Charlottesville & Lynchburg.
119NE French Creek State Gamelands
 
Pennsylvania   A site used by the Delaware Valley Amateur Astronomers.
119NE Widener University
 
Pennsylvania   University in Chester.
120S Riverview Farm Park
 
Virginia   Park near Newport News. Used as an observing site by members of the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy/Stargazers (VPAS).


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