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0 Bowie
 
Maryland  
12W University of Maryland Observatory
 
Maryland   Observatory of University of Marylandin College Park.
14E United States Naval Academy
 
Maryland   Link.. In Annapolis.
14NE AACC Astronomy Lab
 
Maryland   Observatory of Anne Arundel Community College, and home of the AACC Astronomy Club.
16W Smithsonian NASM Public Observatory
 
DC   AKA Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Public Observatory. In Washington.
17W Washington
 
DC   Nearby to some members of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
18W USNO
 
DC   The U.S. Naval Observatory.
19NW Ashton Observatory at Johnson Farms
 
Maryland   A private observatory of a member of the Howard Astronomical League.
20SW Old Town Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory of a member of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
22SE Chesapeake Beach Veterans Memorial Park
 
Maryland   City park in Chesapeake Beach.
22SW Bunny Foo-Foo Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory in Fort Washington.
23SW 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.
23SW Fort Washington Park
 
Maryland   A historic national park in Fort Washington.
24N Baltimore
 
Maryland   Home of the Baltimore Astronomical Society.
25N Mount Pleasant
 
Maryland   Part of the The Howard County Conservancy.
25NW Bluebird Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory owned by Jerry Persall and open to visitors by appointment.
25NW Montgomery County Astrophysical Observatory
 
Maryland   Aka MCAO, a private observatory, near Derwood.
26W Potomac Astrometric Observatory
 
Maryland   A observatory for personal GRB and cataclysmic variable research
27N Alpha Ridge Park
 
Maryland   Observatory and star party site of the Howard Astronomical League(HAL). Park of Howard County. Near Marriottsville, MD.
28S The Hughesville Sky-view Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near Waldorf.
29W Vienna
 
Virginia  
30NW Carrs Mill Park
 
Maryland   A park with no facilities, occasionally used by the Howard Astronomical League for impromptu members-only events. In Howard county.
31NE Martin State Airport
 
Maryland   airport.
31W Great Falls Observatory Park
 
Virginia   Astronomy park of the Analemma Sociey. In Great Falls and close to Reston.
33SW Mason Neck State Park
 
Virginia   State park used as an observing site by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
34N Walgrove Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory in Reisterstown.
35N Reisterstown
 
Maryland   Home to the Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area.
36N Dulaney Springs Park
 
Maryland   An observing site of the Baltimore County Casual Astronomers. Near Hampton.
37E TBM Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory.
37N Willow Oak Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory somewhere around Gamber.
37NW Little Bennett Regional Park
 
Maryland   A campground near Clarksburg
38W Centreville
 
Virginia   Home to some members of The Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
42NW Marstown Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near New Windsor.
42SW Nanjemoy Creek Observatory
 
Maryland   An observatory of the Southern Maryland Astronomical Society.
42W Beaglehaven Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory of a member of NOVAC. Somehwere around Ashburn.
43E Tuckahoe State Park
 
Maryland   A site of the Delmarva Stargazers
44NE Echo Hill Outdoor School
 
Maryland   A school near Worton.
44SE Golden Mean Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory.
45S King George Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in King George.
45W Leesburg
 
Virginia  
47S Solomons Island
 
Maryland  
48N Prettyboy Reservoir
 
Maryland   A reservior surrounded by parkland.
48NE Harford Community College Observatory
 
Maryland   Observatory of Harford Community College. Also used by the Harford County Astronomical Society. Near Bel Air.
49N Bear Branch Nature Center
 
Maryland   A nature center and planetarium. Home to the Westminster Astronomical Society.
50W Grenville Base Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in the Bull Run Mountains.
51NE Fishing Battery Island
 
Maryland   Used by some members of the Howard Astronomical League. Near Havre de Grace.
51SW Stafford
 
Virginia  
51W CHR
 
Virginia   A private observing site of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. Near Middleburg.
52N Sola Virtus Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory somewhere around White Hall.
52W Hopewell Observatory
 
Virginia   In the Bull Run Mountains.
53NW Digital Monastery Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near Frederick.
53W Brooke Stream Manor Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
55N Kennard Dale High School
 
Pennsylvania   A High school in Fawn Grove.
55NW Middletown
 
Maryland   In Frederick county.
56S Tall Timbers
 
Maryland   A town in St. Mary's county.
57N YCAS Stewartstown Observing Site
 
Pennsylvania   An observing site of the York County Astronomical Society. In Hopewell Township, near Stewartstown.
57NE Broad Creek
 
Maryland   A Memorial Scout Reservation used, with permission, as a dark-sky site by the Harford County Astronomical Society.
57SW C.M. Crockett Park
 
Virginia   A county park and recreation facility used as an observing site by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. In Midland.
57W Murphicus Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Western Loudoun County.
58SW Stargazer's Field Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
59W Moonridge Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Harpers Ferry.
61NE Blackbird State Forest
 
Delaware   A state park at the border of New Castle and Kent Counties.
61NE Elk Forest
 
Maryland   A wildlife managment area used by the Delmarva Stargazers
61SE Elliott Island road
 
Maryland   Centered on the parking lot of a boat launch on Elliot Island road.
61W Savage
 
Virginia   A private site used by members of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. Near Round Hill.
62NW Catoctin Mountain Park
 
Maryland   Park, east of Hagerstown.
62NW Greenbrier State Park
 
Maryland   State Park near Boonsboro.
63N Codorus Creek Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Private observator near Spring Grove
63W Mountain View Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory near Warrenton.
64N SkyshedPodPA POD Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory used by SkyshedPODPA.
64NW Beaver Creek Observatory
 
Maryland   An observatory of the Tri-State Astronomers.
65E Killen's Pond State Park
 
Delaware   A state park near Harrington.
65SW Summit Crossing Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Spotsylvania.
66N Muddy Run Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory operated by the Rittenhouse Astronomical Society in coordination with the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County. In Muddy Run Park.
66NW Gettysburg College Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory on the campus of Gettsyburg College.
66NW Shepherd University Observatory
 
West Virginia   Observatory of Shepherd University in Shepherdstown.
66S Point Lookout State Park
 
Maryland   State park where Chesapeak Bay and the Potomac join.
66W Sky Meadows State Park
 
Virginia   A park near Paris. Used by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
67E Dover
 
Delaware   A town in Kent county.
67NE Summit Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory.
68SW Mark Slade Remote Observatory
 
Virginia   AKA MSRO. Observatory of the Rappahanock Astronomy Club.
69NE Starlight Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory somewhere around Glasgow.
70SW Lake of the Woods Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory (MPC I24) in Lake of the Woods.
71N Stella Nova Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Near Conestoga.
71NE Snobie Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory in Bear, DE.
72NE Wayside Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory. Chart also covers the towns of New London, Avondale, West Grove and Oxford.
72NW Tomstown
 
Pennsylvania  
74N YCAS Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   observatory and home of the York County Astronomical Society. At John C. Rudy County Park.
74NW Falling Waters
 
West Virginia  
74SE Salisbury
 
Maryland  
74SE Trap Pond State Park
 
Delaware   state park near Laurel.
74SW PostOak
 
Virginia  
75W Over The Hill Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Flint Hill.
76N 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.
78E Milton
 
Delaware   Home of the Sussex County Astronomy Society in Sussex county.
78N Cruz Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
78S Ophelia Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory
79N Grundy Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory of Franklin and Marshall College which is also the meeting place of the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County.
79N Piney Mountain
 
Pennsylvania   A spot near the summit of Piney Mountain, used by the Chesmont Astronomical Society and called DS-3.
79S River House Observatory
 
Virginia   Near Burgess.
81NW C&O Canal National Historical Park
 
Maryland   AKA Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. Near Clear Spring, between Hancock and Hagerstown.
81S Millers Tavern
 
Virginia   Along Rt 360 west between Tappahannock and Aylett.
81SW Belmont Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory. Affiliated with the Rappahannock Astronomy Club.
81W Flint Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Winchester.
82N Edward L. Naylor Astronomical Center & Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A group of observatories of the Astronomical Society of Harrisburg, PA.. Near Lewisberry.
82N Manheim Township Planetarium
 
Pennsylvania   Planetarium of Manheim Township Middle School . In Lancaster
82N Shelly Island Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Goldsboro.
82S Bell Isle State Park
 
Virginia   State park.
82W Lord Fairfax Community College
 
Virginia   Community college near Middletown. Also the meeting place of the Shenandoah Astronomical Society (SAS).
83NE Mt. Cuba Astronomical Observatory
 
Delaware   AKA MCAO. Observatory of the Delaware Astromical Society
83NW Chambersburg
 
Pennsylvania  
84NE Wilmington
 
Delaware   Home of the Delaware Astronomical Society.
84SW Morning Calm Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
85N Sterner Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Lititz.
86N Lititz
 
Pennsylvania   Meeting place of the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County (AELC).
86NE Coatesville
 
Pennsylvania   Home to some members of the the DVAA.
86NE Welsh Mountain Community Center
 
Pennsylvania   Near a dark-sky observing site used by the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County.
87NW Morgan County Observatory
 
West Virginia   Observatory of the Morgan County Observatory Foundation. Near Berkeley Springs.
88E Rehoboth Beach
 
Delaware  
88N Sanctuary Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory in Manheim.
88W Lake Holiday Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
89N Michael L. Britton Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   An observatory of Dickinson College in Carlisle. Used by the Dickinson College Astronomy Club.
91N Harrisburg
 
Pennsylvania   Home of the Astronomical Society of Harrisburg.
92NE West Chester
 
Pennsylvania   Home of WCU Observatory and meeting place of the Chester County Astronomical Society.
92SW Keeble Observatory
 
Virginia   Observatory of Randolph-Macon College in Ashland.
92W Frog Hollow Farm
 
Virginia   a private observatory in Fort Valley
92W Shenandoah County Park
 
Virginia   A park in Shenandoah County. Used by the Shenandoah Astronomical Society and site of monthly observing sessions
93W East Coast Video Astronomy Rendezvous
 
Virginia   The ECVAR star party held at The Country Waye RV Campgrounds in Luray.
94E Holly Dome Observatory
 
New Jersey   A private observatory near Millville.
94N Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area
 
Pennsylvania   Wildlife managment area and observing site of the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County .
94SW Mineral Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
94SW Montpelier Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Montpelier.
94W Capon Springs and Farms
 
West Virginia   A rural resort used by the Shenandoah Astronomical Society.
96W Big Meadows
 
Virginia   A site in Shenandoah National Park used by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
97NE Eagle Eye Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
97NE Widener University
 
Pennsylvania   University in Chester.
98NE Ash Observatory
 
New Jersey   A private observatory.
98NE French Creek State Gamelands
 
Pennsylvania   A site used by the Delaware Valley Amateur Astronomers.
99N Cadmus Homestead Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Robesonia.
99NE WWYS Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Aka Watch Where You Step Observatory. A private observatory.
99S Schumann Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Middlesex County. Also used by the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy / Stargazers.
99SE NASA Wallops Visitor Center
 
Virginia   Visitor center and site of public observing nights.
99SE Ocean City
 
Maryland  
100W Clegg Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Woodstock.
101NE Chestnut Branch Park
 
New Jersey  
101NE Rowan Astronomical Observatory
 
New Jersey   Observatory of Rowan University in Glassboro.
101NW 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.)
101SE Cashville
 
Virginia  
101SW Hay House Farm Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory somewhere around Louisa, VA.
102NE Sewell
 
New Jersey   Home of the Rowan College at Gloucester County Stargazers
103E Belleplain State Forest
 
New Jersey   Site of the South Jersey Star Party by the South Jersey Astronomy Club
103NE Dark Horse Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Phoenixville.
103SW Fenwick Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Henrico County.
104NE Carpenter Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   An observatory of the Berks County Amateur Astronomical Society. Near Reading.
105NE Bradstreet Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory of Eastern University with public observing. In St. Davids.
105S Richmond
 
Virginia   "Home of the Science Museum of Virginia and the Richmond Astronomical Society
105S Skywatchers Dark Sky Site
 
Virginia   An observing site of the Skywatchers Astronomy Club. Between Williamsburg and Richmond.
106N Little Buffalo State Park
 
Pennsylvania   State park near Newport.
106N StarEffects Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Bernville.
107N 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.
107S Ware Academy
 
Virginia   An independant elementary school in Gloucester, VA. Ask permission before observing on site.
107S York River State Park
 
Virginia   A State park used as a dark sky site by the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy/Stargazers.
107W Jerome
 
Virginia  
108N Triplet Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
108NE Philadelphia
 
Pennsylvania   Home of the Delaware Valley Amateur Astronomers.
108NW Persephone Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Three Springs.
108S Mobjack Bay
 
Virginia   A bay in Blackwater Creek.
109SW Leakes Mill Park
 
Virginia   Park in Goochland.
110SW Ragland Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory of the Richmond Astronomical Society.
111NE 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.
111S Charles City observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
111SW Blue Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   On Flattop Mountain near Dyke.
111W Morning Star Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory.
112N CAS DS-2
 
Pennsylvania   A site on Blue Mountain, used by the Chesmont Astronomical Society.
112NE Boyertown Planetarium
 
Pennsylvania   Planetarium of the Boyertown Area School District
112SE Willis Wharf
 
Virginia  
112SW Lake Monticello
 
Virginia   Home to some members of the Charlottesville Astronomical Society.
113NE Spring Mountain Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
114NW Rocky Gap State Park
 
Maryland   State park near Cumberland.
114S Land's End
 
Virginia   Observing site of the Back Bay Amateur Astronomers. Near Glouster.
114SW Charlottesville
 
Virginia   Home of the University of Virginia's Leander McCormick Observatory and close to Fan Mountain Observatory.
114W Hidden Bend Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Romney.
115NE MCCC Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory of Montgomery County Community College. Site of observing sessions held by the Bucks Mont Astronomical Association (BMAA), Chesmont Astronomical Society (CAS) and the Delaware Valley Amateur Astronomers (DVAA).
116NW Black Bear Hollow Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
116NW Rainsburg Mountain
 
Pennsylvania  
116SW Leander McCormick Observatory
 
Virginia   An Observatory of the University of Virginia.
117NE Gwynedd Mercy College
 
Pennsylvania   College in Gwynedd.
117S Thomas Harriot Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory of the College of William & Mary.
118E Ocean City
 
New Jersey  
118S Attic Bluffs Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
118S Colonial Virginia Aeromodelers Field
 
Virginia   Private field of an aircraft modeling club.
118W Mountain Meadows Observatory
 
West Virginia   Private Observatory near Lost River State Park.
119NE Justin's Space Pictures Observatory
 
New Jersey   A private observatory.
119S Sandy Point Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
120SW Dogwood Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Kidds Store.
120SW Powhatan Wildlife Management Area
 
Virginia   Used as a dark sky site by the Richmond Astronomical Society. Near Powhatan.


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