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0 University of Maryland Observatory
 
Maryland   Observatory of University of Marylandin College Park.
6W Bright Skies Observatory
 
DC   A private observatory in Washington, DC.
8SW USNO
 
DC   The U.S. Naval Observatory.
9SW Washington
 
DC   Nearby to some members of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
9SW Smithsonian NASM Public Observatory
 
DC   AKA Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Public Observatory. In Washington.
10N Ashton Observatory at Johnson Farms
 
Maryland   A private observatory of a member of the Howard Astronomical League.
12E Bowie
 
Maryland  
14NW Montgomery County Astrophysical Observatory
 
Maryland   Aka MCAO, a private observatory, near Derwood.
14W Potomac Astrometric Observatory
 
Maryland   A observatory for personal GRB and cataclysmic variable research
15S Old Town Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory of a member of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
17SW 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.
18N Bluebird Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory owned by Jerry Persall and open to visitors by appointment.
18SW Vienna
 
Virginia  
19W Great Falls Observatory Park
 
Virginia   Astronomy park of the Analemma Sociey. In Great Falls and close to Reston.
20S Fort Washington Park
 
Maryland   A historic national park in Fort Washington.
21S Bunny Foo-Foo Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory in Fort Washington.
22N Mount Pleasant
 
Maryland   Part of the The Howard County Conservancy.
22N Carrs Mill Park
 
Maryland   A park with no facilities, occasionally used by the Howard Astronomical League for impromptu members-only events. In Howard county.
22N Alpha Ridge Park
 
Maryland   Observatory and star party site of the Howard Astronomical League(HAL). Park of Howard County. Near Marriottsville, MD.
24E AACC Astronomy Lab
 
Maryland   Observatory of Anne Arundel Community College, and home of the AACC Astronomy Club.
25E United States Naval Academy
 
Maryland   Link.. In Annapolis.
26NW Little Bennett Regional Park
 
Maryland   A campground near Clarksburg
27NE Baltimore
 
Maryland   Home of the Baltimore Astronomical Society.
28SW Mason Neck State Park
 
Virginia   State park used as an observing site by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
28SW Centreville
 
Virginia   Home to some members of The Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
30W Beaglehaven Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory of a member of NOVAC. Somehwere around Ashburn.
31SE Chesapeake Beach Veterans Memorial Park
 
Maryland   City park in Chesapeake Beach.
32N Walgrove Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory in Reisterstown.
32N Willow Oak Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory somewhere around Gamber.
32S The Hughesville Sky-view Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near Waldorf.
33N Reisterstown
 
Maryland   Home to the Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area.
34W Leesburg
 
Virginia  
35N Marstown Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near New Windsor.
37NE Martin State Airport
 
Maryland   airport.
37NE Dulaney Springs Park
 
Maryland   An observing site of the Baltimore County Casual Astronomers. Near Hampton.
39W Grenville Base Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in the Bull Run Mountains.
40S Nanjemoy Creek Observatory
 
Maryland   An observatory of the Southern Maryland Astronomical Society.
40W CHR
 
Virginia   A private observing site of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. Near Middleburg.
41W Hopewell Observatory
 
Virginia   In the Bull Run Mountains.
41W Brooke Stream Manor Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
42NW Digital Monastery Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near Frederick.
44N Bear Branch Nature Center
 
Maryland   A nature center and planetarium. Home to the Westminster Astronomical Society.
44NW Middletown
 
Maryland   In Frederick county.
45S King George Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in King George.
45W Murphicus Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Western Loudoun County.
46N Prettyboy Reservoir
 
Maryland   A reservior surrounded by parkland.
46SW Stafford
 
Virginia  
47W Moonridge Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Harpers Ferry.
48SW C.M. Crockett Park
 
Virginia   A county park and recreation facility used as an observing site by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. In Midland.
49E TBM Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory.
49W Savage
 
Virginia   A private site used by members of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. Near Round Hill.
51NW Greenbrier State Park
 
Maryland   State Park near Boonsboro.
51SW Stargazer's Field Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
52NE Echo Hill Outdoor School
 
Maryland   A school near Worton.
53NE Sola Virtus Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory somewhere around White Hall.
53NE Harford Community College Observatory
 
Maryland   Observatory of Harford Community College. Also used by the Harford County Astronomical Society. Near Bel Air.
53NW Catoctin Mountain Park
 
Maryland   Park, east of Hagerstown.
53SW Mountain View Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory near Warrenton.
54NW Shepherd University Observatory
 
West Virginia   Observatory of Shepherd University in Shepherdstown.
54NW Beaver Creek Observatory
 
Maryland   An observatory of the Tri-State Astronomers.
54SE Golden Mean Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory.
54W Sky Meadows State Park
 
Virginia   A park near Paris. Used by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
55E Tuckahoe State Park
 
Maryland   A site of the Delmarva Stargazers
55SE Solomons Island
 
Maryland  
57N YCAS Stewartstown Observing Site
 
Pennsylvania   An observing site of the York County Astronomical Society. In Hopewell Township, near Stewartstown.
57NE Kennard Dale High School
 
Pennsylvania   A High school in Fawn Grove.
58NE Fishing Battery Island
 
Maryland   Used by some members of the Howard Astronomical League. Near Havre de Grace.
60N Gettysburg College Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory on the campus of Gettsyburg College.
60N Codorus Creek Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Private observator near Spring Grove
61NE Broad Creek
 
Maryland   A Memorial Scout Reservation used, with permission, as a dark-sky site by the Harford County Astronomical Society.
61SW Summit Crossing Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Spotsylvania.
61SW Mark Slade Remote Observatory
 
Virginia   AKA MSRO. Observatory of the Rappahanock Astronomy Club.
62S Tall Timbers
 
Maryland   A town in St. Mary's county.
63N SkyshedPodPA POD Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory used by SkyshedPODPA.
63NW Falling Waters
 
West Virginia  
64NW Tomstown
 
Pennsylvania  
64SW Lake of the Woods Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory (MPC I24) in Lake of the Woods.
64W Over The Hill Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Flint Hill.
68NE Muddy Run Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory operated by the Rittenhouse Astronomical Society in coordination with the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County. In Muddy Run Park.
68NE Elk Forest
 
Maryland   A wildlife managment area used by the Delmarva Stargazers
69SW PostOak
 
Virginia  
69W Flint Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Winchester.
70E Blackbird State Forest
 
Delaware   A state park at the border of New Castle and Kent Counties.
70NW C&O Canal National Historical Park
 
Maryland   AKA Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. Near Clear Spring, between Hancock and Hagerstown.
71SE Elliott Island road
 
Maryland   Centered on the parking lot of a boat launch on Elliot Island road.
71W Lord Fairfax Community College
 
Virginia   Community college near Middletown. Also the meeting place of the Shenandoah Astronomical Society (SAS).
72N YCAS Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   observatory and home of the York County Astronomical Society. At John C. Rudy County Park.
72N 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.
73N Piney Mountain
 
Pennsylvania   A spot near the summit of Piney Mountain, used by the Chesmont Astronomical Society and called DS-3.
73NE Stella Nova Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Near Conestoga.
73SE Point Lookout State Park
 
Maryland   State park where Chesapeak Bay and the Potomac join.
75NE Summit Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory.
75NW Morgan County Observatory
 
West Virginia   Observatory of the Morgan County Observatory Foundation. Near Berkeley Springs.
75NW Chambersburg
 
Pennsylvania  
75SW Morning Calm Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
75SW Belmont Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory. Affiliated with the Rappahannock Astronomy Club.
76E Killen's Pond State Park
 
Delaware   A state park near Harrington.
76NE Starlight Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory somewhere around Glasgow.
76W Lake Holiday Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
78E Dover
 
Delaware   A town in Kent county.
78NE Wayside Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory. Chart also covers the towns of New London, Avondale, West Grove and Oxford.
79N Cruz Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
79N Edward L. Naylor Astronomical Center & Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A group of observatories of the Astronomical Society of Harrisburg, PA.. Near Lewisberry.
79NE Snobie Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory in Bear, DE.
80N Shelly Island Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Goldsboro.
80NE Grundy Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory of Franklin and Marshall College which is also the meeting place of the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County.
81W Shenandoah County Park
 
Virginia   A park in Shenandoah County. Used by the Shenandoah Astronomical Society and site of monthly observing sessions
81W Frog Hollow Farm
 
Virginia   a private observatory in Fort Valley
82S Millers Tavern
 
Virginia   Along Rt 360 west between Tappahannock and Aylett.
82W East Coast Video Astronomy Rendezvous
 
Virginia   The ECVAR star party held at The Country Waye RV Campgrounds in Luray.
82W Capon Springs and Farms
 
West Virginia   A rural resort used by the Shenandoah Astronomical Society.
84N Michael L. Britton Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   An observatory of Dickinson College in Carlisle. Used by the Dickinson College Astronomy Club.
84NE Manheim Township Planetarium
 
Pennsylvania   Planetarium of Manheim Township Middle School . In Lancaster
86E Trap Pond State Park
 
Delaware   state park near Laurel.
86NE Sterner Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Lititz.
86SE River House Observatory
 
Virginia   Near Burgess.
86SE Salisbury
 
Maryland  
86SE Ophelia Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory
86W Big Meadows
 
Virginia   A site in Shenandoah National Park used by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
87NE Lititz
 
Pennsylvania   Meeting place of the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County (AELC).
87S Bell Isle State Park
 
Virginia   State park.
88N Sanctuary Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory in Manheim.
88N Harrisburg
 
Pennsylvania   Home of the Astronomical Society of Harrisburg.
89NE Welsh Mountain Community Center
 
Pennsylvania   Near a dark-sky observing site used by the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County.
89SW Hundred Oaks Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
89W Clegg Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Woodstock.
90E Milton
 
Delaware   Home of the Sussex County Astronomy Society in Sussex county.
90NE Mt. Cuba Astronomical Observatory
 
Delaware   AKA MCAO. Observatory of the Delaware Astromical Society
90S Keeble Observatory
 
Virginia   Observatory of Randolph-Macon College in Ashland.
91NE Wilmington
 
Delaware   Home of the Delaware Astronomical Society.
91NE Coatesville
 
Pennsylvania   Home to some members of the the DVAA.
91SW Montpelier Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Montpelier.
94N 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.)
94SW Hay House Farm Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory somewhere around Louisa, VA.
95NE Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area
 
Pennsylvania   Wildlife managment area and observing site of the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County .
96W Jerome
 
Virginia  
98NE West Chester
 
Pennsylvania   Home of WCU Observatory and meeting place of the Chester County Astronomical Society.
99W Morning Star Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory.
100E Rehoboth Beach
 
Delaware  
100NW Persephone Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Three Springs.
101N Little Buffalo State Park
 
Pennsylvania   State park near Newport.
101NE Eagle Eye Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
101NE Cadmus Homestead Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Robesonia.
101S Fenwick Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Henrico County.
101SW Blue Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   On Flattop Mountain near Dyke.
102NE French Creek State Gamelands
 
Pennsylvania   A site used by the Delaware Valley Amateur Astronomers.
102W Hidden Bend Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Romney.
103NW Rocky Gap State Park
 
Maryland   State park near Cumberland.
104E Holly Dome Observatory
 
New Jersey   A private observatory near Millville.
104NE WWYS Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Aka Watch Where You Step Observatory. A private observatory.
104NE Widener University
 
Pennsylvania   University in Chester.
104S Richmond
 
Virginia   "Home of the Science Museum of Virginia and the Richmond Astronomical Society
104S Schumann Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Middlesex County. Also used by the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy / Stargazers.
105N 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.
105NW Rainsburg Mountain
 
Pennsylvania  
105SW Lake Monticello
 
Virginia   Home to some members of the Charlottesville Astronomical Society.
105SW Leakes Mill Park
 
Virginia   Park in Goochland.
106NW Black Bear Hollow Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
106SW Charlottesville
 
Virginia   Home of the University of Virginia's Leander McCormick Observatory and close to Fan Mountain Observatory.
106W Mountain Meadows Observatory
 
West Virginia   Private Observatory near Lost River State Park.
107NE Carpenter Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   An observatory of the Berks County Amateur Astronomical Society. Near Reading.
107NE Ash Observatory
 
New Jersey   A private observatory.
108NE StarEffects Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Bernville.
108NE Dark Horse Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Phoenixville.
108S Skywatchers Dark Sky Site
 
Virginia   An observing site of the Skywatchers Astronomy Club. Between Williamsburg and Richmond.
108SW Leander McCormick Observatory
 
Virginia   An Observatory of the University of Virginia.
109S Ragland Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory of the Richmond Astronomical Society.
109SE NASA Wallops Visitor Center
 
Virginia   Visitor center and site of public observing nights.
109SE Cashville
 
Virginia  
110NE Triplet Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
110NE Rowan Astronomical Observatory
 
New Jersey   Observatory of Rowan University in Glassboro.
110NE Sewell
 
New Jersey   Home of the Rowan College at Gloucester County Stargazers
110NE Chestnut Branch Park
 
New Jersey  
110W Harrisonburg
 
Virginia   Home of the Shenanandoah Valley Stargazers and the John C. Wells Planetarium of James Madison University.
111NE Bradstreet Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory of Eastern University with public observing. In St. Davids.
111S York River State Park
 
Virginia   A State park used as a dark sky site by the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy/Stargazers.
111SE Ocean City
 
Maryland  
112N CAS DS-2
 
Pennsylvania   A site on Blue Mountain, used by the Chesmont Astronomical Society.
112S Ware Academy
 
Virginia   An independant elementary school in Gloucester, VA. Ask permission before observing on site.
113S Mobjack Bay
 
Virginia   A bay in Blackwater Creek.
113S Charles City observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
113SW Dogwood Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Kidds Store.
114E Belleplain State Forest
 
New Jersey   Site of the South Jersey Star Party by the South Jersey Astronomy Club
115NW Frostburg
 
Maryland   Home of the the Cumberland Astronomy Club.
115W Bones' Landing Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Martin.
116NE Philadelphia
 
Pennsylvania   Home of the Delaware Valley Amateur Astronomers.
116SW Powhatan Wildlife Management Area
 
Virginia   Used as a dark sky site by the Richmond Astronomical Society. Near Powhatan.
117N Lewistown
 
Pennsylvania  
117NE Colonial Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A collaborative effort of the Delaware Valley Amateur Astronomers)(DVAA), the Center for Technical Studies(Montgomery County), the Colonial School District, and other local astronomy clubs. Located on the on the grounds of Colonial Middle School.
117NE Boyertown Planetarium
 
Pennsylvania   Planetarium of the Boyertown Area School District
117NW Tom's Yard
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
117W 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.
118NE Spring Mountain Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
119S Land's End
 
Virginia   Observing site of the Back Bay Amateur Astronomers. Near Glouster.


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