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0 Bright Skies Observatory
 
DC   A private observatory in Washington, DC.
3S USNO
 
DC   The U.S. Naval Observatory.
5S Washington
 
DC   Nearby to some members of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
6E University of Maryland Observatory
 
Maryland   Observatory of University of Marylandin College Park.
6SE Smithsonian NASM Public Observatory
 
DC   AKA Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Public Observatory. In Washington.
9NW Potomac Astrometric Observatory
 
Maryland   A observatory for personal GRB and cataclysmic variable research
12N Montgomery County Astrophysical Observatory
 
Maryland   Aka MCAO, a private observatory, near Derwood.
12S Old Town Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory of a member of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
12SW Vienna
 
Virginia  
13N Ashton Observatory at Johnson Farms
 
Maryland   A private observatory of a member of the Howard Astronomical League.
13W Great Falls Observatory Park
 
Virginia   Astronomy park of the Analemma Sociey. In Great Falls and close to Reston.
14S 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.
18E Bowie
 
Maryland  
18S Fort Washington Park
 
Maryland   A historic national park in Fort Washington.
19S Bunny Foo-Foo Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory in Fort Washington.
21N Bluebird Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory owned by Jerry Persall and open to visitors by appointment.
22SW Centreville
 
Virginia   Home to some members of The Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
24N Carrs Mill Park
 
Maryland   A park with no facilities, occasionally used by the Howard Astronomical League for impromptu members-only events. In Howard county.
24S Mason Neck State Park
 
Virginia   State park used as an observing site by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
24W Beaglehaven Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory of a member of NOVAC. Somehwere around Ashburn.
25NW Little Bennett Regional Park
 
Maryland   A campground near Clarksburg
26N Alpha Ridge Park
 
Maryland   Observatory and star party site of the Howard Astronomical League(HAL). Park of Howard County. Near Marriottsville, MD.
26NE Mount Pleasant
 
Maryland   Part of the The Howard County Conservancy.
28W Leesburg
 
Virginia  
30E AACC Astronomy Lab
 
Maryland   Observatory of Anne Arundel Community College, and home of the AACC Astronomy Club.
31E United States Naval Academy
 
Maryland   Link.. In Annapolis.
32SE The Hughesville Sky-view Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near Waldorf.
33NE Baltimore
 
Maryland   Home of the Baltimore Astronomical Society.
33W Grenville Base Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in the Bull Run Mountains.
34SE Chesapeake Beach Veterans Memorial Park
 
Maryland   City park in Chesapeake Beach.
34W CHR
 
Virginia   A private observing site of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. Near Middleburg.
35N Willow Oak Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory somewhere around Gamber.
35W Hopewell Observatory
 
Virginia   In the Bull Run Mountains.
36N Walgrove Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory in Reisterstown.
36W Brooke Stream Manor Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
37N Reisterstown
 
Maryland   Home to the Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area.
37N Marstown Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near New Windsor.
37S Nanjemoy Creek Observatory
 
Maryland   An observatory of the Southern Maryland Astronomical Society.
40W Murphicus Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Western Loudoun County.
41NW Digital Monastery Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near Frederick.
41SW Stafford
 
Virginia  
42NW Middletown
 
Maryland   In Frederick county.
42S King George Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in King George.
42SW C.M. Crockett Park
 
Virginia   A county park and recreation facility used as an observing site by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. In Midland.
43NE Martin State Airport
 
Maryland   airport.
43NE Dulaney Springs Park
 
Maryland   An observing site of the Baltimore County Casual Astronomers. Near Hampton.
43NW Moonridge Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Harpers Ferry.
43W Savage
 
Virginia   A private site used by members of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. Near Round Hill.
45SW Stargazer's Field Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
46SW Mountain View Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory near Warrenton.
47N Bear Branch Nature Center
 
Maryland   A nature center and planetarium. Home to the Westminster Astronomical Society.
48W Sky Meadows State Park
 
Virginia   A park near Paris. Used by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
49NW Greenbrier State Park
 
Maryland   State Park near Boonsboro.
50N Prettyboy Reservoir
 
Maryland   A reservior surrounded by parkland.
51NW Shepherd University Observatory
 
West Virginia   Observatory of Shepherd University in Shepherdstown.
52NW Catoctin Mountain Park
 
Maryland   Park, east of Hagerstown.
52NW Beaver Creek Observatory
 
Maryland   An observatory of the Tri-State Astronomers.
55E TBM Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory.
56SE Solomons Island
 
Maryland  
56SW Mark Slade Remote Observatory
 
Virginia   AKA MSRO. Observatory of the Rappahanock Astronomy Club.
57S Summit Crossing Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Spotsylvania.
58NE Sola Virtus Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory somewhere around White Hall.
58NE Harford Community College Observatory
 
Maryland   Observatory of Harford Community College. Also used by the Harford County Astronomical Society. Near Bel Air.
58NE Echo Hill Outdoor School
 
Maryland   A school near Worton.
58SE Golden Mean Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory.
58SW Lake of the Woods Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory (MPC I24) in Lake of the Woods.
58W Over The Hill Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Flint Hill.
60NW Falling Waters
 
West Virginia  
61E Tuckahoe State Park
 
Maryland   A site of the Delmarva Stargazers
61N Gettysburg College Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory on the campus of Gettsyburg College.
62NE YCAS Stewartstown Observing Site
 
Pennsylvania   An observing site of the York County Astronomical Society. In Hopewell Township, near Stewartstown.
62NE Kennard Dale High School
 
Pennsylvania   A High school in Fawn Grove.
62SE Tall Timbers
 
Maryland   A town in St. Mary's county.
63N Codorus Creek Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Private observator near Spring Grove
63NW Tomstown
 
Pennsylvania  
64NE Fishing Battery Island
 
Maryland   Used by some members of the Howard Astronomical League. Near Havre de Grace.
64SW PostOak
 
Virginia  
64W Flint Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Winchester.
65W Lord Fairfax Community College
 
Virginia   Community college near Middletown. Also the meeting place of the Shenandoah Astronomical Society (SAS).
67N SkyshedPodPA POD Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory used by SkyshedPODPA.
67NE Broad Creek
 
Maryland   A Memorial Scout Reservation used, with permission, as a dark-sky site by the Harford County Astronomical Society.
67NW C&O Canal National Historical Park
 
Maryland   AKA Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. Near Clear Spring, between Hancock and Hagerstown.
69SW Morning Calm Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
70SW Belmont Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory. Affiliated with the Rappahannock Astronomy Club.
71NW Morgan County Observatory
 
West Virginia   Observatory of the Morgan County Observatory Foundation. Near Berkeley Springs.
71W Lake Holiday Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
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.
74N Piney Mountain
 
Pennsylvania   A spot near the summit of Piney Mountain, used by the Chesmont Astronomical Society and called DS-3.
74NE Muddy Run Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory operated by the Rittenhouse Astronomical Society in coordination with the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County. In Muddy Run Park.
74NW Chambersburg
 
Pennsylvania  
74SE Point Lookout State Park
 
Maryland   State park where Chesapeak Bay and the Potomac join.
74W Shenandoah County Park
 
Virginia   A park in Shenandoah County. Used by the Shenandoah Astronomical Society and site of monthly observing sessions
74W Frog Hollow Farm
 
Virginia   a private observatory in Fort Valley
75NE Elk Forest
 
Maryland   A wildlife managment area used by the Delmarva Stargazers
75SE Elliott Island road
 
Maryland   Centered on the parking lot of a boat launch on Elliot Island road.
76N YCAS Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   observatory and home of the York County Astronomical Society. At John C. Rudy County Park.
76W East Coast Video Astronomy Rendezvous
 
Virginia   The ECVAR star party held at The Country Waye RV Campgrounds in Luray.
77E Blackbird State Forest
 
Delaware   A state park at the border of New Castle and Kent Counties.
77NE Stella Nova Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Near Conestoga.
77W Capon Springs and Farms
 
West Virginia   A rural resort used by the Shenandoah Astronomical Society.
80S Millers Tavern
 
Virginia   Along Rt 360 west between Tappahannock and Aylett.
80W Big Meadows
 
Virginia   A site in Shenandoah National Park used by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
81NE Summit Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory.
82E Killen's Pond State Park
 
Delaware   A state park near Harrington.
82N Edward L. Naylor Astronomical Center & Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A group of observatories of the Astronomical Society of Harrisburg, PA.. Near Lewisberry.
83N Shelly Island Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Goldsboro.
83NE Starlight Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory somewhere around Glasgow.
83NE Cruz Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
83SW Mineral Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
83W Clegg Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Woodstock.
84E Dover
 
Delaware   A town in Kent county.
84NE Wayside Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory. Chart also covers the towns of New London, Avondale, West Grove and Oxford.
85NE Snobie Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory in Bear, DE.
85NE Grundy Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory of Franklin and Marshall College which is also the meeting place of the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County.
86N Michael L. Britton Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   An observatory of Dickinson College in Carlisle. Used by the Dickinson College Astronomy Club.
86S Keeble Observatory
 
Virginia   Observatory of Randolph-Macon College in Ashland.
86S Bell Isle State Park
 
Virginia   State park.
86SE River House Observatory
 
Virginia   Near Burgess.
86SE Ophelia Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory
86SW Montpelier Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Montpelier.
88NE Manheim Township Planetarium
 
Pennsylvania   Planetarium of Manheim Township Middle School . In Lancaster
89SW Hay House Farm Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory somewhere around Louisa, VA.
90NE Sterner Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Lititz.
90SE Salisbury
 
Maryland  
90W Jerome
 
Virginia  
91E Trap Pond State Park
 
Delaware   state park near Laurel.
91N Harrisburg
 
Pennsylvania   Home of the Astronomical Society of Harrisburg.
92NE Lititz
 
Pennsylvania   Meeting place of the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County (AELC).
93NE Sanctuary Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory in Manheim.
93W Morning Star Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory.
94NE Welsh Mountain Community Center
 
Pennsylvania   Near a dark-sky observing site used by the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County.
95N 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.)
95SW Blue Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   On Flattop Mountain near Dyke.
96E Milton
 
Delaware   Home of the Sussex County Astronomy Society in Sussex county.
96NE Mt. Cuba Astronomical Observatory
 
Delaware   AKA MCAO. Observatory of the Delaware Astromical Society
97NE Wilmington
 
Delaware   Home of the Delaware Astronomical Society.
97NE Coatesville
 
Pennsylvania   Home to some members of the the DVAA.
97S Fenwick Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Henrico County.
97W Hidden Bend Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Romney.
98NW Persephone Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Three Springs.
99NW Rocky Gap State Park
 
Maryland   State park near Cumberland.
100NE Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area
 
Pennsylvania   Wildlife managment area and observing site of the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County .
100S Richmond
 
Virginia   "Home of the Science Museum of Virginia and the Richmond Astronomical Society
100SW Leakes Mill Park
 
Virginia   Park in Goochland.
100SW Lake Monticello
 
Virginia   Home to some members of the Charlottesville Astronomical Society.
100SW Charlottesville
 
Virginia   Home of the University of Virginia's Leander McCormick Observatory and close to Fan Mountain Observatory.
100W Mountain Meadows Observatory
 
West Virginia   Private Observatory near Lost River State Park.
102NW Rainsburg Mountain
 
Pennsylvania  
102SW Leander McCormick Observatory
 
Virginia   An Observatory of the University of Virginia.
103N Little Buffalo State Park
 
Pennsylvania   State park near Newport.
104NE West Chester
 
Pennsylvania   Home of WCU Observatory and meeting place of the Chester County Astronomical Society.
104NW Black Bear Hollow Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
104S Schumann Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Middlesex County. Also used 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.
105E Rehoboth Beach
 
Delaware  
105NE Cadmus Homestead Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Robesonia.
105S Ragland Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory of the Richmond Astronomical Society.
106S Skywatchers Dark Sky Site
 
Virginia   An observing site of the Skywatchers Astronomy Club. Between Williamsburg and Richmond.
107NE French Creek State Gamelands
 
Pennsylvania   A site used by the Delaware Valley Amateur Astronomers.
107NE Eagle Eye Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
108N 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.
108SW Dogwood Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Kidds Store.
109NE WWYS Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Aka Watch Where You Step Observatory. A private observatory.
109S York River State Park
 
Virginia   A State park used as a dark sky site by the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy/Stargazers.
110E Holly Dome Observatory
 
New Jersey   A private observatory near Millville.
110NE Widener University
 
Pennsylvania   University in Chester.
110NW Frostburg
 
Maryland   Home of the the Cumberland Astronomy Club.
110W Bones' Landing Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Martin.
111S Ware Academy
 
Virginia   An independant elementary school in Gloucester, VA. Ask permission before observing on site.
111S Charles City observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
111SE Cashville
 
Virginia  
111SW Powhatan Wildlife Management Area
 
Virginia   Used as a dark sky site by the Richmond Astronomical Society. Near Powhatan.
111W 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.
112NE StarEffects Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Bernville.
112NE Carpenter Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   An observatory of the Berks County Amateur Astronomical Society. Near Reading.
113NE Ash Observatory
 
New Jersey   A private observatory.
113S Mobjack Bay
 
Virginia   A bay in Blackwater Creek.
113SE NASA Wallops Visitor Center
 
Virginia   Visitor center and site of public observing nights.
114NE Dark Horse Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Phoenixville.
114SW Pinetop Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Mount Sidney.
115NE Triplet Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
116E Ocean City
 
Maryland  
116NE Rowan Astronomical Observatory
 
New Jersey   Observatory of Rowan University in Glassboro.
116NE Chestnut Branch Park
 
New Jersey  
116NW Tom's Yard
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
116SW Fan Mountain Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory of the University of Virginia.
117N Lewistown
 
Pennsylvania  
117N CAS DS-2
 
Pennsylvania   A site on Blue Mountain, used by the Chesmont Astronomical Society.
117NE Sewell
 
New Jersey   Home of the Rowan College at Gloucester County Stargazers
117NE Bradstreet Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory of Eastern University with public observing. In St. Davids.
117SW Waynesboro
 
Virginia   Home to some members of the Shenandoah Valley Stargazers.
118S Land's End
 
Virginia   Observing site of the Back Bay Amateur Astronomers. Near Glouster.
118S Colonial Virginia Aeromodelers Field
 
Virginia   Private field of an aircraft modeling club.
119S Thomas Harriot Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory of the College of William & Mary.
119S Sandy Point Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.


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