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0 Great Falls Observatory Park
 
Virginia   Astronomy park of the Analemma Sociey. In Great Falls and close to Reston.
7NE Potomac Astrometric Observatory
 
Maryland   A observatory for personal GRB and cataclysmic variable research
7S Vienna
 
Virginia  
13NE Montgomery County Astrophysical Observatory
 
Maryland   Aka MCAO, a private observatory, near Derwood.
13SW Centreville
 
Virginia   Home to some members of The Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
14E USNO
 
DC   The U.S. Naval Observatory.
< 15 Beaglehaven Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory of a member of NOVAC. Somehwere around Ashburn.
16NW Leesburg
 
Virginia  
16SE Washington
 
DC   Nearby to some members of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
17SE Smithsonian NASM Public Observatory
 
DC   AKA Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Public Observatory. In Washington.
19E University of Maryland Observatory
 
Maryland   Observatory of University of Marylandin College Park.
19NE Ashton Observatory at Johnson Farms
 
Maryland   A private observatory of a member of the Howard Astronomical League.
20N Little Bennett Regional Park
 
Maryland   A campground near Clarksburg
20SE Old Town Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory of a member of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
20SE 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.
20W Grenville Base Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in the Bull Run Mountains.
21W CHR
 
Virginia   A private observing site of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. Near Middleburg.
22SW Hopewell Observatory
 
Virginia   In the Bull Run Mountains.
23W Brooke Stream Manor Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
24W NOVAC Turner Mountain
 
Virginia   An observing site of Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. On private land.
25S Mason Neck State Park
 
Virginia   State park used as an observing site by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
25SE Fort Washington Park
 
Maryland   A historic national park in Fort Washington.
26N Mount Airy Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory of a member of the Howard Astronomical League.
26NE Carrs Mill Park
 
Maryland   A park with no facilities, occasionally used by the Howard Astronomical League for impromptu members-only events. In Howard county.
26NE Bluebird Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory owned by Jerry Persall and open to visitors by appointment.
27NW Murphicus Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Western Loudoun County.
27SE Bunny Foo-Foo Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory in Fort Washington.
30NW Moonridge Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Harpers Ferry.
30W Savage
 
Virginia   A private site used by members of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. Near Round Hill.
31E Bowie
 
Maryland  
31NE Alpha Ridge Park
 
Maryland   Observatory and star party site of the Howard Astronomical League(HAL). Park of Howard County. Near Marriottsville, MD.
32NE Mount Pleasant
 
Maryland   Part of the The Howard County Conservancy.
33N Middletown
 
Maryland   In Frederick county.
33SW C.M. Crockett Park
 
Virginia   A county park and recreation facility used as an observing site by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. In Midland.
34N Digital Monastery Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near Frederick.
35W Sky Meadows State Park
 
Virginia   A park near Paris. Used by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
36SW Mountain View Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory near Warrenton.
37N Marstown Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near New Windsor.
37SW Quiet Skies Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory of a member of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
38NE Willow Oak Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory somewhere around Gamber.
38S Stafford
 
Virginia  
40NW Shepherd University Observatory
 
West Virginia   Observatory of Shepherd University in Shepherdstown.
40S Nanjemoy Creek Observatory
 
Maryland   An observatory of the Southern Maryland Astronomical Society.
40SW Stargazer's Field Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
41NE Walgrove Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory in Reisterstown.
41NW Greenbrier State Park
 
Maryland   State Park near Boonsboro.
41SE The Hughesville Sky-view Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near Waldorf.
42NE Reisterstown
 
Maryland   Home to the Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area.
43E AACC Astronomy Lab
 
Maryland   Observatory of Anne Arundel Community College, and home of the AACC Astronomy Club.
43NE Baltimore
 
Maryland   Home of the Baltimore Astronomical Society.
44E United States Naval Academy
 
Maryland   Link.. In Annapolis.
44NW Beaver Creek Observatory
 
Maryland   An observatory of the Tri-State Astronomers.
46S King George Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in King George.
46W Over The Hill Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Flint Hill.
47N Catoctin Mountain Park
 
Maryland   Park, east of Hagerstown.
47SE Chesapeake Beach Veterans Memorial Park
 
Maryland   City park in Chesapeake Beach.
48N Bear Branch Nature Center
 
Maryland   A nature center and planetarium. Home to the Westminster Astronomical Society.
50NE Dulaney Springs Park
 
Maryland   An observing site of the Baltimore County Casual Astronomers. Near Hampton.
50NW Falling Waters
 
West Virginia  
50SW Mark Slade Remote Observatory
 
Virginia   AKA MSRO. Observatory of the Rappahanock Astronomy Club.
50W Flint Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Winchester.
52SW Lake of the Woods Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory (MPC I24) in Lake of the Woods.
52W Lord Fairfax Community College
 
Virginia   Community college near Middletown. Also the meeting place of the Shenandoah Astronomical Society (SAS).
53NE Martin State Airport
 
Maryland   airport.
55NE Prettyboy Reservoir
 
Maryland   A reservior surrounded by parkland.
56NW C&O Canal National Historical Park
 
Maryland   AKA Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. Near Clear Spring, between Hancock and Hagerstown.
56S Summit Crossing Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Spotsylvania.
57N Tomstown
 
Pennsylvania  
58W Lake Holiday Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
59N Gettysburg College Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory on the campus of Gettsyburg College.
59NW Morgan County Observatory
 
West Virginia   Observatory of the Morgan County Observatory Foundation. Near Berkeley Springs.
59SW Morning Calm Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
60S PostOak
 
Virginia  
61W Shenandoah County Park
 
Virginia   A park in Shenandoah County. Used by the Shenandoah Astronomical Society and site of monthly observing sessions
62W Frog Hollow Farm
 
Virginia   a private observatory in Fort Valley
63W Capon Springs and Farms
 
West Virginia   A rural resort used by the Shenandoah Astronomical Society.
64NE Sola Virtus Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory somewhere around White Hall.
64SW Belmont Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory. Affiliated with the Rappahannock Astronomy Club.
64W East Coast Video Astronomy Rendezvous
 
Virginia   The ECVAR star party held at The Country Waye RV Campgrounds in Luray.
65N Codorus Creek Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Private observator near Spring Grove
66NE YCAS Stewartstown Observing Site
 
Pennsylvania   An observing site of the York County Astronomical Society. In Hopewell Township, near Stewartstown.
66SE Solomons Island
 
Maryland  
67NE Harford Community College Observatory
 
Maryland   Observatory of Harford Community College. Also used by the Harford County Astronomical Society. Near Bel Air.
68E TBM Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory.
68N Chambersburg
 
Pennsylvania  
68NE Kennard Dale High School
 
Pennsylvania   A High school in Fawn Grove.
69E Echo Hill Outdoor School
 
Maryland   A school near Worton.
69SW Big Meadows
 
Virginia   A site in Shenandoah National Park used by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
70NE SkyshedPodPA POD Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory used by SkyshedPODPA.
70W Clegg Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Woodstock.
71N Piney Mountain
 
Pennsylvania   A spot near the summit of Piney Mountain, used by the Chesmont Astronomical Society and called DS-3.
71SE Tall Timbers
 
Maryland   A town in St. Mary's county.
71SE Golden Mean Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory.
74E Tuckahoe State Park
 
Maryland   A site of the Delmarva Stargazers
74N 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.
74NE Fishing Battery Island
 
Maryland   Used by some members of the Howard Astronomical League. Near Havre de Grace.
75NE Broad Creek
 
Maryland   A Memorial Scout Reservation used, with permission, as a dark-sky site by the Harford County Astronomical Society.
77W Jerome
 
Virginia  
78NE YCAS Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   observatory and home of the York County Astronomical Society. At John C. Rudy County Park.
78SW Hidden Creek Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
80NE Muddy Run Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory operated by the Rittenhouse Astronomical Society in coordination with the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County. In Muddy Run Park.
80W Morning Star Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory.
82SW Hay House Farm Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory somewhere around Louisa, VA.
83N Edward L. Naylor Astronomical Center & Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A group of observatories of the Astronomical Society of Harrisburg, PA.. Near Lewisberry.
83NE Stella Nova Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Near Conestoga.
83S Millers Tavern
 
Virginia   Along Rt 360 west between Tappahannock and Aylett.
83SE Point Lookout State Park
 
Maryland   State park where Chesapeak Bay and the Potomac join.
84N Michael L. Britton Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   An observatory of Dickinson College in Carlisle. Used by the Dickinson College Astronomy Club.
84S Montpelier Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Montpelier.
84W Hidden Bend Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Romney.
85N Shelly Island Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Goldsboro.
85NE Elk Forest
 
Maryland   A wildlife managment area used by the Delmarva Stargazers
85SW Blue Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   On Flattop Mountain near Dyke.
86S Keeble Observatory
 
Virginia   Observatory of Randolph-Macon College in Ashland.
87NW Rocky Gap State Park
 
Maryland   State park near Cumberland.
87SE Elliott Island road
 
Maryland   Centered on the parking lot of a boat launch on Elliot Island road.
87W Mountain Meadows Observatory
 
West Virginia   Private Observatory near Lost River State Park.
88NE Cruz Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
89E Blackbird State Forest
 
Delaware   A state park at the border of New Castle and Kent Counties.
90N 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.)
90NE Grundy Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory of Franklin and Marshall College which is also the meeting place of the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County.
91N Persephone Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Three Springs.
91N Harrisburg
 
Pennsylvania   Home of the Astronomical Society of Harrisburg.
91NW Rainsburg Mountain
 
Pennsylvania  
92NE Summit Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory.
92SW Lake Monticello
 
Virginia   Home to some members of the Charlottesville Astronomical Society.
92SW Harrisonburg
 
Virginia   Home of the Shenanandoah Valley Stargazers and the John C. Wells Planetarium of James Madison University.
92SW Charlottesville
 
Virginia   Home of the University of Virginia's Leander McCormick Observatory and close to Fan Mountain Observatory.
93NE Wayside Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory. Chart also covers the towns of New London, Avondale, West Grove and Oxford.
93NE Starlight Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory somewhere around Glasgow.
93SE Bell Isle State Park
 
Virginia   State park.
93SW Leander McCormick Observatory
 
Virginia   An Observatory of the University of Virginia.
94NE Manheim Township Planetarium
 
Pennsylvania   Planetarium of Manheim Township Middle School . In Lancaster
94SE River House Observatory
 
Virginia   Near Burgess.
95E Killen's Pond State Park
 
Delaware   A state park near Harrington.
95NE Sterner Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Lititz.
95SE Ophelia Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory
96NE Snobie Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory in Bear, DE.
96NW Black Bear Hollow Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
96S Leakes Mill Park
 
Virginia   Park in Goochland.
96S Fenwick Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Henrico County.
96W Bones' Landing Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Martin.
97E Dover
 
Delaware   A town in Kent county.
97NE Sanctuary Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory in Manheim.
97NE Lititz
 
Pennsylvania   Meeting place of the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County (AELC).
98NW Frostburg
 
Maryland   "Home of the the Cumberland Astronomy Club and Frostburg State University's planetarium.
98W 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.
100S Richmond
 
Virginia   "Home of the Science Museum of Virginia and the Richmond Astronomical Society
101N Little Buffalo State Park
 
Pennsylvania   State park near Newport.
101NE Welsh Mountain Community Center
 
Pennsylvania   Near a dark-sky observing site used by the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County.
101SW Dogwood Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Kidds Store.
102SE Salisbury
 
Maryland  
104E Trap Pond State Park
 
Delaware   state park near Laurel.
104S Ragland Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory of the Richmond Astronomical Society.
104SW Pinetop Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Mount Sidney.
105NE Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area
 
Pennsylvania   Wildlife managment area and observing site of the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County .
105NE Coatesville
 
Pennsylvania   Home to some members of the the DVAA.
105W Cave Mountain Observatory Retreat
 
West Virginia   Aka CMOR. A private observing club.
106NE Mt. Cuba Astronomical Observatory
 
Delaware   AKA MCAO. Observatory of the Delaware Astromical Society
107S Powhatan Wildlife Management Area
 
Virginia   Used as a dark sky site by the Richmond Astronomical Society. Near Powhatan.
107SW Waynesboro
 
Virginia   Home to some members of the Shenandoah Valley Stargazers.
107SW Fan Mountain Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory of the University of Virginia.
108NE Wilmington
 
Delaware   Home of the Delaware Astronomical Society.
109E Milton
 
Delaware   Home of the Sussex County Astronomy Society in Sussex county.
109N 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.
109N Tom's Yard
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
109SW Stokesville Observatory
 
Virginia   Of the Shenandoah Valley Stargazers
110NE Cadmus Homestead Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Robesonia.
111SE Schumann Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Middlesex County. Also used by the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy / Stargazers.
112SW Staunton
 
Virginia   Home to some members of the Shenandoah Valley Stargazers.
112W Deep Creek Lake State Park
 
Maryland   State park.
113N Lewistown
 
Pennsylvania  
113NE West Chester
 
Pennsylvania   Home of WCU Observatory and meeting place of the Chester County Astronomical Society.
114NW Canoe Creek State Park
 
Pennsylvania   A state park used as an observing site by the Starlight Astronomy Club. In Canoe Creek.
114S York River State Park
 
Virginia   A State park used as a dark sky site by the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy/Stargazers.
114S Charles City observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
115NE French Creek State Gamelands
 
Pennsylvania   A site used by the Delaware Valley Amateur Astronomers.
115NE Eagle Eye Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
117NE WWYS Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Aka Watch Where You Step Observatory. A private observatory.
117NE StarEffects Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Bernville.
117S Ware Academy
 
Virginia   An independant elementary school in Gloucester, VA. Ask permission before observing on site.
117W Blackwater Falls
 
West Virginia   A state park and site of a star party held by the Kanawha Valley Astronomical Society.
118NE Carpenter Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   An observatory of the Berks County Amateur Astronomical Society. Near Reading.
119E Rehoboth Beach
 
Delaware  
119NW Elton Moonshine Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   An observatory in Elton.
119SE Mobjack Bay
 
Virginia   A bay in Blackwater Creek.
119SW Welsh Mt. Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Shipman and halfway between Charlottesville & Lynchburg.
120NW Altoona
 
Pennsylvania   A site used by the Starlight Astronomy Club.
120W Kile Knob Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Circlville.


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