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0 Montgomery County Astrophysical Observatory
 
Maryland   Aka MCAO, a private observatory, near Derwood.
7SW Potomac Astrometric Observatory
 
Maryland   A observatory for personal GRB and cataclysmic variable research
8E Ashton Observatory at Johnson Farms
 
Maryland   A private observatory of a member of the Howard Astronomical League.
13NE Bluebird Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory owned by Jerry Persall and open to visitors by appointment.
13NW Little Bennett Regional Park
 
Maryland   A campground near Clarksburg
13SW Great Falls Observatory Park
 
Virginia   Astronomy park of the Analemma Sociey. In Great Falls and close to Reston.
14NE Carrs Mill Park
 
Maryland   A park with no facilities, occasionally used by the Howard Astronomical League for impromptu members-only events. In Howard county.
14SE University of Maryland Observatory
 
Maryland   Observatory of University of Marylandin College Park.
15S USNO
 
DC   The U.S. Naval Observatory.
17S Vienna
 
Virginia  
18NE Alpha Ridge Park
 
Maryland   Observatory and star party site of the Howard Astronomical League(HAL). Park of Howard County. Near Marriottsville, MD.
18S Washington
 
DC   Nearby to some members of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
19NE Mount Pleasant
 
Maryland   Part of the The Howard County Conservancy.
19SE Smithsonian NASM Public Observatory
 
DC   AKA Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Public Observatory. In Washington.
19W Beaglehaven Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory of a member of NOVAC. Somehwere around Ashburn.
22W Leesburg
 
Virginia  
24S Old Town Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory of a member of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
25S 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.
25SE Bowie
 
Maryland  
25SW Centreville
 
Virginia   Home to some members of The Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
26N Marstown Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near New Windsor.
26NE Willow Oak Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory somewhere around Gamber.
29NE Walgrove Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory in Reisterstown.
29NE Reisterstown
 
Maryland   Home to the Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area.
29NW Digital Monastery Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near Frederick.
29W Brooke Stream Manor Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
30NW Middletown
 
Maryland   In Frederick county.
30S Fort Washington Park
 
Maryland   A historic national park in Fort Washington.
30W CHR
 
Virginia   A private observing site of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. Near Middleburg.
31E Baltimore
 
Maryland   Home of the Baltimore Astronomical Society.
31S Bunny Foo-Foo Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory in Fort Washington.
32SW Grenville Base Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in the Bull Run Mountains.
33W Murphicus Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Western Loudoun County.
34S Mason Neck State Park
 
Virginia   State park used as an observing site by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
34SW Hopewell Observatory
 
Virginia   In the Bull Run Mountains.
35E AACC Astronomy Lab
 
Maryland   Observatory of Anne Arundel Community College, and home of the AACC Astronomy Club.
35W Moonridge Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Harpers Ferry.
36N Bear Branch Nature Center
 
Maryland   A nature center and planetarium. Home to the Westminster Astronomical Society.
37E United States Naval Academy
 
Maryland   Link.. In Annapolis.
37NW Greenbrier State Park
 
Maryland   State Park near Boonsboro.
38NE Dulaney Springs Park
 
Maryland   An observing site of the Baltimore County Casual Astronomers. Near Hampton.
38W Savage
 
Virginia   A private site used by members of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. Near Round Hill.
40NW Shepherd University Observatory
 
West Virginia   Observatory of Shepherd University in Shepherdstown.
40NW Catoctin Mountain Park
 
Maryland   Park, east of Hagerstown.
40NW Beaver Creek Observatory
 
Maryland   An observatory of the Tri-State Astronomers.
42E Martin State Airport
 
Maryland   airport.
42NE Prettyboy Reservoir
 
Maryland   A reservior surrounded by parkland.
44SE The Hughesville Sky-view Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near Waldorf.
45SE Chesapeake Beach Veterans Memorial Park
 
Maryland   City park in Chesapeake Beach.
45W Sky Meadows State Park
 
Virginia   A park near Paris. Used by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
46SW C.M. Crockett Park
 
Virginia   A county park and recreation facility used as an observing site by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. In Midland.
48S Nanjemoy Creek Observatory
 
Maryland   An observatory of the Southern Maryland Astronomical Society.
48SW Mountain View Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory near Warrenton.
49N Gettysburg College Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory on the campus of Gettsyburg College.
49NW Falling Waters
 
West Virginia  
49S Stafford
 
Virginia  
50NW Tomstown
 
Pennsylvania  
51NE Sola Virtus Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory somewhere around White Hall.
52SW Stargazer's Field Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
53N Codorus Creek Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Private observator near Spring Grove
54NE YCAS Stewartstown Observing Site
 
Pennsylvania   An observing site of the York County Astronomical Society. In Hopewell Township, near Stewartstown.
54S King George Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in King George.
55NE Harford Community College Observatory
 
Maryland   Observatory of Harford Community College. Also used by the Harford County Astronomical Society. Near Bel Air.
56NE Kennard Dale High School
 
Pennsylvania   A High school in Fawn Grove.
56NW C&O Canal National Historical Park
 
Maryland   AKA Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. Near Clear Spring, between Hancock and Hagerstown.
57SW Over The Hill Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Flint Hill.
57W Flint Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Winchester.
58E Echo Hill Outdoor School
 
Maryland   A school near Worton.
58NE SkyshedPodPA POD Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory used by SkyshedPODPA.
60E TBM Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory.
60W Lord Fairfax Community College
 
Virginia   Community college near Middletown. Also the meeting place of the Shenandoah Astronomical Society (SAS).
62N Piney Mountain
 
Pennsylvania   A spot near the summit of Piney Mountain, used by the Chesmont Astronomical Society and called DS-3.
62NE Fishing Battery Island
 
Maryland   Used by some members of the Howard Astronomical League. Near Havre de Grace.
62NE Broad Creek
 
Maryland   A Memorial Scout Reservation used, with permission, as a dark-sky site by the Harford County Astronomical Society.
62NW Morgan County Observatory
 
West Virginia   Observatory of the Morgan County Observatory Foundation. Near Berkeley Springs.
62NW Chambersburg
 
Pennsylvania  
63N 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.
63SW Mark Slade Remote Observatory
 
Virginia   AKA MSRO. Observatory of the Rappahanock Astronomy Club.
63W Lake Holiday Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
64SW Lake of the Woods Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory (MPC I24) in Lake of the Woods.
66E Tuckahoe State Park
 
Maryland   A site of the Delmarva Stargazers
66N YCAS Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   observatory and home of the York County Astronomical Society. At John C. Rudy County Park.
67S Summit Crossing Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Spotsylvania.
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.
68SE Solomons Island
 
Maryland  
68SE Golden Mean Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory.
70NE Stella Nova Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Near Conestoga.
71N Edward L. Naylor Astronomical Center & Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A group of observatories of the Astronomical Society of Harrisburg, PA.. Near Lewisberry.
71SW Morning Calm Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
71W Shenandoah County Park
 
Virginia   A park in Shenandoah County. Used by the Shenandoah Astronomical Society and site of monthly observing sessions
71W Capon Springs and Farms
 
West Virginia   A rural resort used by the Shenandoah Astronomical Society.
72SW PostOak
 
Virginia  
72W Frog Hollow Farm
 
Virginia   a private observatory in Fort Valley
74E Elk Forest
 
Maryland   A wildlife managment area used by the Delmarva Stargazers
74N Shelly Island Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Goldsboro.
74N Michael L. Britton Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   An observatory of Dickinson College in Carlisle. Used by the Dickinson College Astronomy Club.
74SE Tall Timbers
 
Maryland   A town in St. Mary's county.
75SW East Coast Video Astronomy Rendezvous
 
Virginia   The ECVAR star party held at The Country Waye RV Campgrounds in Luray.
76NE Cruz Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
76SW Belmont Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory. Affiliated with the Rappahannock Astronomy Club.
77NE Grundy Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory of Franklin and Marshall College which is also the meeting place of the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County.
78E Blackbird State Forest
 
Delaware   A state park at the border of New Castle and Kent Counties.
79W Clegg Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Woodstock.
80N Harrisburg
 
Pennsylvania   Home of the Astronomical Society of Harrisburg.
81E Summit Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory.
81NE Wayside Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory. Chart also covers the towns of New London, Avondale, West Grove and Oxford.
81NE Manheim Township Planetarium
 
Pennsylvania   Planetarium of Manheim Township Middle School . In Lancaster
81SW Big Meadows
 
Virginia   A site in Shenandoah National Park used by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
82N 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.)
82NE Starlight Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory somewhere around Glasgow.
83NE Sterner Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Lititz.
84NE Sanctuary Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory in Manheim.
84NE Lititz
 
Pennsylvania   Meeting place of the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County (AELC).
85E Snobie Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory in Bear, DE.
85SE Elliott Island road
 
Maryland   Centered on the parking lot of a boat launch on Elliot Island road.
86NW Persephone Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Three Springs.
86SE Point Lookout State Park
 
Maryland   State park where Chesapeak Bay and the Potomac join.
87E Killen's Pond State Park
 
Delaware   A state park near Harrington.
87E Dover
 
Delaware   A town in Kent county.
87W Jerome
 
Virginia  
88W Morning Star Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory.
89NE Welsh Mountain Community Center
 
Pennsylvania   Near a dark-sky observing site used by the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County.
89NW Rocky Gap State Park
 
Maryland   State park near Cumberland.
90W Hidden Bend Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Romney.
91N Little Buffalo State Park
 
Pennsylvania   State park near Newport.
91NW Rainsburg Mountain
 
Pennsylvania  
91SW Mineral Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
92NE Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area
 
Pennsylvania   Wildlife managment area and observing site of the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County .
92NE Coatesville
 
Pennsylvania   Home to some members of the the DVAA.
92NW Black Bear Hollow Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
92S Millers Tavern
 
Virginia   Along Rt 360 west between Tappahannock and Aylett.
94NE Mt. Cuba Astronomical Observatory
 
Delaware   AKA MCAO. Observatory of the Delaware Astromical Society
95S Montpelier Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Montpelier.
95SW Hay House Farm Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory somewhere around Louisa, VA.
96NE Wilmington
 
Delaware   Home of the Delaware Astronomical Society.
96S Keeble Observatory
 
Virginia   Observatory of Randolph-Macon College in Ashland.
96W Mountain Meadows Observatory
 
West Virginia   Private Observatory near Lost River State Park.
97N 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.
97SW Blue Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   On Flattop Mountain near Dyke.
98NE Cadmus Homestead Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Robesonia.
98S Bell Isle State Park
 
Virginia   State park.
98SE River House Observatory
 
Virginia   Near Burgess.
99SE Salisbury
 
Maryland  
99SE Ophelia Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory
100NE West Chester
 
Pennsylvania   Home of WCU Observatory and meeting place of the Chester County Astronomical Society.
100SE Trap Pond State Park
 
Delaware   state park near Laurel.
101W Frostburg
 
Maryland   Home of the the Cumberland Astronomy Club.
102E Milton
 
Delaware   Home of the Sussex County Astronomy Society in Sussex county.
102NE French Creek State Gamelands
 
Pennsylvania   A site used by the Delaware Valley Amateur Astronomers.
102NE Eagle Eye Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
104NE WWYS Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Aka Watch Where You Step Observatory. A private observatory.
104NE StarEffects Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Bernville.
104NW Tom's Yard
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
104SW Harrisonburg
 
Virginia   Home of the Shenanandoah Valley Stargazers and the John C. Wells Planetarium of James Madison University.
104W Bones' Landing Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Martin.
105N Lewistown
 
Pennsylvania  
105NE Carpenter Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   An observatory of the Berks County Amateur Astronomical Society. Near Reading.
105SW Lake Monticello
 
Virginia   Home to some members of the Charlottesville Astronomical Society.
105SW Charlottesville
 
Virginia   Home of the University of Virginia's Leander McCormick Observatory and close to Fan Mountain Observatory.
106SW Leander McCormick Observatory
 
Virginia   An Observatory of the University of Virginia.
107NE Triplet Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
107S Fenwick Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Henrico County.
108NE Widener University
 
Pennsylvania   University in Chester.
108NE CAS DS-2
 
Pennsylvania   A site on Blue Mountain, used by the Chesmont Astronomical Society.
108SW Leakes Mill Park
 
Virginia   Park in Goochland.
109NE Dark Horse Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Phoenixville.
109W 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.
110NW Canoe Creek State Park
 
Pennsylvania   A state park used as an observing site by the Starlight Astronomy Club. In Canoe Creek.
110S Richmond
 
Virginia   "Home of the Science Museum of Virginia and the Richmond Astronomical Society
112E Rehoboth Beach
 
Delaware  
112E Holly Dome Observatory
 
New Jersey   A private observatory near Millville.
112E Ash Observatory
 
New Jersey   A private observatory.
114NE Bradstreet Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory of Eastern University with public observing. In St. Davids.
114SW Dogwood Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Kidds Store.
115NE Chestnut Branch Park
 
New Jersey  
115S Ragland Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory of the Richmond Astronomical Society.
116E Rowan Astronomical Observatory
 
New Jersey   Observatory of Rowan University in Glassboro.
116N Susquehanna University
 
Pennsylvania   Centered on the observatory of Susquehanna University. In Selinsgrove.
116NE Sewell
 
New Jersey   Home of the Rowan College at Gloucester County Stargazers
116NW Altoona
 
Pennsylvania   A site used by the Starlight Astronomy Club.
116S Schumann Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Middlesex County. Also used by the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy / Stargazers.
116SW Pinetop Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Mount Sidney.
117NE Boyertown Planetarium
 
Pennsylvania   Planetarium of the Boyertown Area School District
118NW Elton Moonshine Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   An observatory in Elton.
118S Skywatchers Dark Sky Site
 
Virginia   An observing site of the Skywatchers Astronomy Club. Between Williamsburg and Richmond.
118W Deep Creek Lake State Park
 
Maryland   State park.
119N Dog-Star Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   An observatory near Pennsylvania Furnace.
119NW Skunk Hollow Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Bellwood.
119SW Waynesboro
 
Virginia   Home to some members of the Shenandoah Valley Stargazers.
119SW Powhatan Wildlife Management Area
 
Virginia   Used as a dark sky site by the Richmond Astronomical Society. Near Powhatan.
120NE Spring Mountain Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
120NE 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.


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