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0 Washington
 
DC   Nearby to some members of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
1SE Smithsonian NASM Public Observatory
 
DC   AKA Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Public Observatory. In Washington.
3NW USNO
 
DC   The U.S. Naval Observatory.
5N Bright Skies Observatory
 
DC   A private observatory in Washington, DC.
7S Old Town Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory of a member of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
9NE University of Maryland Observatory
 
Maryland   Observatory of University of Marylandin College Park.
9S 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.
12W Vienna
 
Virginia  
13S Fort Washington Park
 
Maryland   A historic national park in Fort Washington.
14NW Potomac Astrometric Observatory
 
Maryland   A observatory for personal GRB and cataclysmic variable research
14S Bunny Foo-Foo Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory in Fort Washington.
16NW Great Falls Observatory Park
 
Virginia   Astronomy park of the Analemma Sociey. In Great Falls and close to Reston.
17E Bowie
 
Maryland  
17N Ashton Observatory at Johnson Farms
 
Maryland   A private observatory of a member of the Howard Astronomical League.
18N Montgomery County Astrophysical Observatory
 
Maryland   Aka MCAO, a private observatory, near Derwood.
19SW Mason Neck State Park
 
Virginia   State park used as an observing site by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
22W Centreville
 
Virginia   Home to some members of The Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
26N Bluebird Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory owned by Jerry Persall and open to visitors by appointment.
27SE The Hughesville Sky-view Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near Waldorf.
28NW Beaglehaven Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory of a member of NOVAC. Somehwere around Ashburn.
29N Carrs Mill Park
 
Maryland   A park with no facilities, occasionally used by the Howard Astronomical League for impromptu members-only events. In Howard county.
30E AACC Astronomy Lab
 
Maryland   Observatory of Anne Arundel Community College, and home of the AACC Astronomy Club.
30E United States Naval Academy
 
Maryland   Link.. In Annapolis.
30N Alpha Ridge Park
 
Maryland   Observatory and star party site of the Howard Astronomical League(HAL). Park of Howard County. Near Marriottsville, MD.
30N Mount Pleasant
 
Maryland   Part of the The Howard County Conservancy.
30NW Little Bennett Regional Park
 
Maryland   A campground near Clarksburg
30SE Chesapeake Beach Veterans Memorial Park
 
Maryland   City park in Chesapeake Beach.
32NW Leesburg
 
Virginia  
32S Nanjemoy Creek Observatory
 
Maryland   An observatory of the Southern Maryland Astronomical Society.
34W Grenville Base Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in the Bull Run Mountains.
36NE Baltimore
 
Maryland   Home of the Baltimore Astronomical Society.
36W Hopewell Observatory
 
Virginia   In the Bull Run Mountains.
37S King George Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in King George.
37SW Stafford
 
Virginia  
37W CHR
 
Virginia   A private observing site of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. Near Middleburg.
39NW Brooke Stream Manor Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
40N Walgrove Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory in Reisterstown.
40N Willow Oak Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory somewhere around Gamber.
41N Reisterstown
 
Maryland   Home to the Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area.
41SW C.M. Crockett Park
 
Virginia   A county park and recreation facility used as an observing site by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. In Midland.
42N Marstown Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near New Windsor.
42SW Stargazer's Field Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
44NW Murphicus Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Western Loudoun County.
45NE Martin State Airport
 
Maryland   airport.
46NE Dulaney Springs Park
 
Maryland   An observing site of the Baltimore County Casual Astronomers. Near Hampton.
46NW Digital Monastery Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near Frederick.
46W Mountain View Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory near Warrenton.
46W Savage
 
Virginia   A private site used by members of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. Near Round Hill.
47NW Middletown
 
Maryland   In Frederick county.
47NW Moonridge Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Harpers Ferry.
50W Sky Meadows State Park
 
Virginia   A park near Paris. Used by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
51SE Solomons Island
 
Maryland  
52N Bear Branch Nature Center
 
Maryland   A nature center and planetarium. Home to the Westminster Astronomical Society.
53SW Mark Slade Remote Observatory
 
Virginia   AKA MSRO. Observatory of the Rappahanock Astronomy Club.
53SW Summit Crossing Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Spotsylvania.
54E TBM Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory.
54NW Greenbrier State Park
 
Maryland   State Park near Boonsboro.
54SE Golden Mean Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory.
55N Prettyboy Reservoir
 
Maryland   A reservior surrounded by parkland.
55NW Shepherd University Observatory
 
West Virginia   Observatory of Shepherd University in Shepherdstown.
55SW Lake of the Woods Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory (MPC I24) in Lake of the Woods.
57NW Beaver Creek Observatory
 
Maryland   An observatory of the Tri-State Astronomers.
57SE Tall Timbers
 
Maryland   A town in St. Mary's county.
58NW Catoctin Mountain Park
 
Maryland   Park, east of Hagerstown.
58W Over The Hill Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Flint Hill.
59NE Echo Hill Outdoor School
 
Maryland   A school near Worton.
60E Tuckahoe State Park
 
Maryland   A site of the Delmarva Stargazers
61NE Harford Community College Observatory
 
Maryland   Observatory of Harford Community College. Also used by the Harford County Astronomical Society. Near Bel Air.
61SW PostOak
 
Virginia  
62NE Sola Virtus Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory somewhere around White Hall.
65NW Falling Waters
 
West Virginia  
66N Gettysburg College Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory on the campus of Gettsyburg College.
66N YCAS Stewartstown Observing Site
 
Pennsylvania   An observing site of the York County Astronomical Society. In Hopewell Township, near Stewartstown.
66NE Fishing Battery Island
 
Maryland   Used by some members of the Howard Astronomical League. Near Havre de Grace.
66NE Kennard Dale High School
 
Pennsylvania   A High school in Fawn Grove.
67SW Belmont Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory. Affiliated with the Rappahannock Astronomy Club.
67W Flint Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Winchester.
67W Lord Fairfax Community College
 
Virginia   Community college near Middletown. Also the meeting place of the Shenandoah Astronomical Society (SAS).
68N Codorus Creek Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Private observator near Spring Grove
68NW Tomstown
 
Pennsylvania  
68SW Morning Calm Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
69SE Point Lookout State Park
 
Maryland   State park where Chesapeak Bay and the Potomac join.
70NE Broad Creek
 
Maryland   A Memorial Scout Reservation used, with permission, as a dark-sky site by the Harford County Astronomical Society.
70SE Elliott Island road
 
Maryland   Centered on the parking lot of a boat launch on Elliot Island road.
71N SkyshedPodPA POD Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory used by SkyshedPODPA.
72NW C&O Canal National Historical Park
 
Maryland   AKA Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. Near Clear Spring, between Hancock and Hagerstown.
74NW Lake Holiday Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
75NW Morgan County Observatory
 
West Virginia   Observatory of the Morgan County Observatory Foundation. Near Berkeley Springs.
75S Millers Tavern
 
Virginia   Along Rt 360 west between Tappahannock and Aylett.
76NE Elk Forest
 
Maryland   A wildlife managment area used by the Delmarva Stargazers
76W Frog Hollow Farm
 
Virginia   a private observatory in Fort Valley
76W Shenandoah County Park
 
Virginia   A park in Shenandoah County. Used by the Shenandoah Astronomical Society and site of monthly observing sessions
77NE Blackbird State Forest
 
Delaware   A state park at the border of New Castle and Kent Counties.
77NE Muddy Run Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory operated by the Rittenhouse Astronomical Society in coordination with the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County. In Muddy Run Park.
77W East Coast Video Astronomy Rendezvous
 
Virginia   The ECVAR star party held at The Country Waye RV Campgrounds in Luray.
79N Piney Mountain
 
Pennsylvania   A spot near the summit of Piney Mountain, used by the Chesmont Astronomical Society and called DS-3.
79N 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.
79NW Chambersburg
 
Pennsylvania  
79W Capon Springs and Farms
 
West Virginia   A rural resort used by the Shenandoah Astronomical Society.
80N YCAS Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   observatory and home of the York County Astronomical Society. At John C. Rudy County Park.
80SW Mineral Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
80W Big Meadows
 
Virginia   A site in Shenandoah National Park used by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
81E Killen's Pond State Park
 
Delaware   A state park near Harrington.
81NE Stella Nova Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Near Conestoga.
81S Bell Isle State Park
 
Virginia   State park.
81SE Ophelia Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory
81SE River House Observatory
 
Virginia   Near Burgess.
82S Keeble Observatory
 
Virginia   Observatory of Randolph-Macon College in Ashland.
83E Dover
 
Delaware   A town in Kent county.
83NE Summit Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory.
83SW Montpelier Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Montpelier.
84NE Starlight Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory somewhere around Glasgow.
84W Clegg Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Woodstock.
86NE Wayside Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory. Chart also covers the towns of New London, Avondale, West Grove and Oxford.
86SE Salisbury
 
Maryland  
86SW Hay House Farm Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory somewhere around Louisa, VA.
87N Edward L. Naylor Astronomical Center & Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A group of observatories of the Astronomical Society of Harrisburg, PA.. Near Lewisberry.
87NE Cruz Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
87NE Snobie Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory in Bear, DE.
88E Trap Pond State Park
 
Delaware   state park near Laurel.
88N Shelly Island Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Goldsboro.
88NE Grundy Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory of Franklin and Marshall College which is also the meeting place of the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County.
91N Michael L. Britton Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   An observatory of Dickinson College in Carlisle. Used by the Dickinson College Astronomy Club.
91W Jerome
 
Virginia  
92NE Manheim Township Planetarium
 
Pennsylvania   Planetarium of Manheim Township Middle School . In Lancaster
93E Milton
 
Delaware   Home of the Sussex County Astronomy Society in Sussex county.
93S Fenwick Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Henrico County.
94NE Sterner Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Lititz.
94SW Blue Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   On Flattop Mountain near Dyke.
95S Richmond
 
Virginia   "Home of the Science Museum of Virginia and the Richmond Astronomical Society
95W Morning Star Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory.
96N Harrisburg
 
Pennsylvania   Home of the Astronomical Society of Harrisburg.
96NE Lititz
 
Pennsylvania   Meeting place of the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County (AELC).
96SW Leakes Mill Park
 
Virginia   Park in Goochland.
97N Sanctuary Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory in Manheim.
97SW Lake Monticello
 
Virginia   Home to some members of the Charlottesville Astronomical Society.
98NE Mt. Cuba Astronomical Observatory
 
Delaware   AKA MCAO. Observatory of the Delaware Astromical Society
98NE Welsh Mountain Community Center
 
Pennsylvania   Near a dark-sky observing site used by the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County.
98SW Charlottesville
 
Virginia   Home of the University of Virginia's Leander McCormick Observatory and close to Fan Mountain Observatory.
99NE Coatesville
 
Pennsylvania   Home to some members of the the DVAA.
99NE Wilmington
 
Delaware   Home of the Delaware Astronomical Society.
99S Schumann Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Middlesex County. Also used by the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy / Stargazers.
100N 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.)
100S Ragland Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory of the Richmond Astronomical Society.
100S Skywatchers Dark Sky Site
 
Virginia   An observing site of the Skywatchers Astronomy Club. Between Williamsburg and Richmond.
100SW Leander McCormick Observatory
 
Virginia   An Observatory of the University of Virginia.
100W Hidden Bend Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Romney.
102W Mountain Meadows Observatory
 
West Virginia   Private Observatory near Lost River State Park.
103E Rehoboth Beach
 
Delaware  
103NW Rocky Gap State Park
 
Maryland   State park near Cumberland.
104NE Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area
 
Pennsylvania   Wildlife managment area and observing site of the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County .
104NW Persephone Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Three Springs.
104S York River State Park
 
Virginia   A State park used as a dark sky site by the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy/Stargazers.
104W Harrisonburg
 
Virginia   Home of the Shenanandoah Valley Stargazers and the John C. Wells Planetarium of James Madison University.
105S Charles City observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
105SW Dogwood Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Kidds Store.
106NE West Chester
 
Pennsylvania   Home of WCU Observatory and meeting place of the Chester County Astronomical Society.
106NW Rainsburg Mountain
 
Pennsylvania  
106S Ware Academy
 
Virginia   An independant elementary school in Gloucester, VA. Ask permission before observing on site.
106SE Cashville
 
Virginia  
107S Mobjack Bay
 
Virginia   A bay in Blackwater Creek.
107SW Powhatan Wildlife Management Area
 
Virginia   Used as a dark sky site by the Richmond Astronomical Society. Near Powhatan.
108N Little Buffalo State Park
 
Pennsylvania   State park near Newport.
108SE NASA Wallops Visitor Center
 
Virginia   Visitor center and site of public observing nights.
109NE Cadmus Homestead Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Robesonia.
109NW Black Bear Hollow Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
110E Holly Dome Observatory
 
New Jersey   A private observatory near Millville.
110NE Eagle Eye Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
110NE French Creek State Gamelands
 
Pennsylvania   A site used by the Delaware Valley Amateur Astronomers.
112E Ocean City
 
Maryland  
112NE WWYS Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Aka Watch Where You Step Observatory. A private observatory.
112NE Widener University
 
Pennsylvania   University in Chester.
112W Bones' Landing Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Martin.
112W 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.
113N Weiser State Forest
 
Pennsylvania   This chart is centered on a gated site, not accessible to the public, that is used by the Astronomical Society of Harrisburg,PA under a special activites agreement. Near Elizabethville.
113S Colonial Virginia Aeromodelers Field
 
Virginia   Private field of an aircraft modeling club.
113S Land's End
 
Virginia   Observing site of the Back Bay Amateur Astronomers. Near Glouster.
114NE Ash Observatory
 
New Jersey   A private observatory.
114NW Frostburg
 
Maryland   Home of the the Cumberland Astronomy Club.
114S Sandy Point Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
114S Thomas Harriot Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory of the College of William & Mary.
114SW Fan Mountain Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory of the University of Virginia.
114SW Pinetop Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Mount Sidney.
115NE Carpenter Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   An observatory of the Berks County Amateur Astronomical Society. Near Reading.
115S Attic Bluffs Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
115SW Waynesboro
 
Virginia   Home to some members of the Shenandoah Valley Stargazers.
116NE Dark Horse Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Phoenixville.
116NE StarEffects Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Bernville.
116SE Willis Wharf
 
Virginia  
117NE Chestnut Branch Park
 
New Jersey  
117NE Rowan Astronomical Observatory
 
New Jersey   Observatory of Rowan University in Glassboro.
118NE Sewell
 
New Jersey   Home of the Rowan College at Gloucester County Stargazers
118NE Triplet Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
119E Belleplain State Forest
 
New Jersey   Site of the South Jersey Star Party by the South Jersey Astronomy Club
119S New Moon Telescopes Observatory
 
Virginia   A commercial telescope maker's observatory.
120NE Bradstreet Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory of Eastern University with public observing. In St. Davids.


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