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0 Grenville Base Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in the Bull Run Mountains.
3SW Hopewell Observatory
 
Virginia   In the Bull Run Mountains.
14E Centreville
 
Virginia   Home to some members of The Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
14N Brooke Stream Manor Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
< 15 Beaglehaven Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory of a member of NOVAC. Somehwere around Ashburn.
< 15 CHR
 
Virginia   A private observing site of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. Near Middleburg.
< 15 NOVAC Turner Mountain
 
Virginia   An observing site of Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. On private land.
15N Leesburg
 
Virginia  
16NW Savage
 
Virginia   A private site used by members of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. Near Round Hill.
17W Sky Meadows State Park
 
Virginia   A park near Paris. Used by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
18SW Mountain View Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory near Warrenton.
19N Murphicus Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Western Loudoun County.
19S C.M. Crockett Park
 
Virginia   A county park and recreation facility used as an observing site by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. In Midland.
20E Great Falls Observatory Park
 
Virginia   Astronomy park of the Analemma Sociey. In Great Falls and close to Reston.
20SW Quiet Skies Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory of a member of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
22E Vienna
 
Virginia  
23N Moonridge Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Harpers Ferry.
25W Over The Hill Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Flint Hill.
27E Potomac Astrometric Observatory
 
Maryland   A observatory for personal GRB and cataclysmic variable research
31S Stargazer's Field Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
31SE Mason Neck State Park
 
Virginia   State park used as an observing site by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
32E USNO
 
DC   The U.S. Naval Observatory.
32NE Montgomery County Astrophysical Observatory
 
Maryland   Aka MCAO, a private observatory, near Derwood.
33E 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.
33NE Little Bennett Regional Park
 
Maryland   A campground near Clarksburg
33S Stafford
 
Virginia  
33W Lord Fairfax Community College
 
Virginia   Community college near Middletown. Also the meeting place of the Shenandoah Astronomical Society (SAS).
34E Washington
 
DC   Nearby to some members of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
35E Old Town Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory of a member of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
35E Smithsonian NASM Public Observatory
 
DC   AKA Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Public Observatory. In Washington.
36NW Flint Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Winchester.
37E Fort Washington Park
 
Maryland   A historic national park in Fort Washington.
37N Shepherd University Observatory
 
West Virginia   Observatory of Shepherd University in Shepherdstown.
38N Middletown
 
Maryland   In Frederick county.
39E University of Maryland Observatory
 
Maryland   Observatory of University of Marylandin College Park.
39NE Ashton Observatory at Johnson Farms
 
Maryland   A private observatory of a member of the Howard Astronomical League.
40E Bunny Foo-Foo Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory in Fort Washington.
40NE Mount Airy Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory of a member of the Howard Astronomical League.
40S Lake of the Woods Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory (MPC I24) in Lake of the Woods.
40S Mark Slade Remote Observatory
 
Virginia   AKA MSRO. Observatory of the Rappahanock Astronomy Club.
41N Digital Monastery Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near Frederick.
41SW Morning Calm Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
42W Frog Hollow Farm
 
Virginia   a private observatory in Fort Valley
42W Shenandoah County Park
 
Virginia   A park in Shenandoah County. Used by the Shenandoah Astronomical Society and site of monthly observing sessions
43N Greenbrier State Park
 
Maryland   State Park near Boonsboro.
43NE Carrs Mill Park
 
Maryland   A park with no facilities, occasionally used by the Howard Astronomical League for impromptu members-only events. In Howard county.
43SE Nanjemoy Creek Observatory
 
Maryland   An observatory of the Southern Maryland Astronomical Society.
44NW Lake Holiday Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
44W East Coast Video Astronomy Rendezvous
 
Virginia   The ECVAR star party held at The Country Waye RV Campgrounds in Luray.
45NE Bluebird Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory owned by Jerry Persall and open to visitors by appointment.
46N Beaver Creek Observatory
 
Maryland   An observatory of the Tri-State Astronomers.
46N Falling Waters
 
West Virginia  
46W Capon Springs and Farms
 
West Virginia   A rural resort used by the Shenandoah Astronomical Society.
49NW Morgan County Observatory
 
West Virginia   Observatory of the Morgan County Observatory Foundation. Near Berkeley Springs.
49SW Big Meadows
 
Virginia   A site in Shenandoah National Park used by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club.
50E Bowie
 
Maryland  
50NE Alpha Ridge Park
 
Maryland   Observatory and star party site of the Howard Astronomical League(HAL). Park of Howard County. Near Marriottsville, MD.
50W Clegg Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Woodstock.
51NE Mount Pleasant
 
Maryland   Part of the The Howard County Conservancy.
51S PostOak
 
Virginia  
51S Summit Crossing Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Spotsylvania.
51SE King George Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in King George.
52N C&O Canal National Historical Park
 
Maryland   AKA Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. Near Clear Spring, between Hancock and Hagerstown.
52N Catoctin Mountain Park
 
Maryland   Park, east of Hagerstown.
52NE Marstown Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near New Windsor.
52S Belmont Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory. Affiliated with the Rappahannock Astronomy Club.
53SE The Hughesville Sky-view Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory near Waldorf.
54NE Willow Oak Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory somewhere around Gamber.
57W Jerome
 
Virginia  
59NE Reisterstown
 
Maryland   Home to the Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area.
59NE Walgrove Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory in Reisterstown.
61N Tomstown
 
Pennsylvania  
62NE Baltimore
 
Maryland   Home of the Baltimore Astronomical Society.
62NE Bear Branch Nature Center
 
Maryland   A nature center and planetarium. Home to the Westminster Astronomical Society.
62W Morning Star Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory.
63E AACC Astronomy Lab
 
Maryland   Observatory of Anne Arundel Community College, and home of the AACC Astronomy Club.
63E Chesapeake Beach Veterans Memorial Park
 
Maryland   City park in Chesapeake Beach.
64E United States Naval Academy
 
Maryland   Link.. In Annapolis.
66S Hidden Creek Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
66SW Blue Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   On Flattop Mountain near Dyke.
68N Gettysburg College Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory on the campus of Gettsyburg College.
68NW Hidden Bend Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Romney.
68S Hay House Farm Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory somewhere around Louisa, VA.
68W Mountain Meadows Observatory
 
West Virginia   Private Observatory near Lost River State Park.
69NE Dulaney Springs Park
 
Maryland   An observing site of the Baltimore County Casual Astronomers. Near Hampton.
71N Chambersburg
 
Pennsylvania  
71NE Prettyboy Reservoir
 
Maryland   A reservior surrounded by parkland.
72SW Harrisonburg
 
Virginia   Home of the Shenanandoah Valley Stargazers and the John C. Wells Planetarium of James Madison University.
73NE Martin State Airport
 
Maryland   airport.
75S Montpelier Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Montpelier.
75SW Charlottesville
 
Virginia   Home of the University of Virginia's Leander McCormick Observatory and close to Fan Mountain Observatory.
76NW Rocky Gap State Park
 
Maryland   State park near Cumberland.
76SW Leander McCormick Observatory
 
Virginia   An Observatory of the University of Virginia.
77SE Solomons Island
 
Maryland  
77SW Lake Monticello
 
Virginia   Home to some members of the Charlottesville Astronomical Society.
78W 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.
79N Piney Mountain
 
Pennsylvania   A spot near the summit of Piney Mountain, used by the Chesmont Astronomical Society and called DS-3.
79NE Codorus Creek Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Private observator near Spring Grove
79SE Tall Timbers
 
Maryland   A town in St. Mary's county.
79W Bones' Landing Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Martin.
80S Keeble Observatory
 
Virginia   Observatory of Randolph-Macon College in Ashland.
81NE Sola Virtus Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory somewhere around White Hall.
82NW Rainsburg Mountain
 
Pennsylvania  
83NE YCAS Stewartstown Observing Site
 
Pennsylvania   An observing site of the York County Astronomical Society. In Hopewell Township, near Stewartstown.
84SE Millers Tavern
 
Virginia   Along Rt 360 west between Tappahannock and Aylett.
84SW Pinetop Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Mount Sidney.
85NW Frostburg
 
Maryland   "Home of the the Cumberland Astronomy Club and Frostburg State University's planetarium.
85S Leakes Mill Park
 
Virginia   Park in Goochland.
86E Golden Mean Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory.
86NE Kennard Dale High School
 
Pennsylvania   A High school in Fawn Grove.
86NE SkyshedPodPA POD Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory used by SkyshedPODPA.
86NE 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.
86SW Dogwood Ridge Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Kidds Store.
86W Cave Mountain Observatory Retreat
 
West Virginia   Aka CMOR. A private observing club.
87E TBM Observatory
 
Maryland   A private observatory.
87NE Harford Community College Observatory
 
Maryland   Observatory of Harford Community College. Also used by the Harford County Astronomical Society. Near Bel Air.
88SW Waynesboro
 
Virginia   Home to some members of the Shenandoah Valley Stargazers.
89E Echo Hill Outdoor School
 
Maryland   A school near Worton.
89S Fenwick Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Henrico County.
89SW Stokesville Observatory
 
Virginia   Of the Shenandoah Valley Stargazers
90SW Fan Mountain Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory of the University of Virginia.
91N Persephone Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Three Springs.
92SW Staunton
 
Virginia   Home to some members of the Shenandoah Valley Stargazers.
93E Tuckahoe State Park
 
Maryland   A site of the Delmarva Stargazers
93N Black Bear Hollow Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
93N Michael L. Britton Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   An observatory of Dickinson College in Carlisle. Used by the Dickinson College Astronomy Club.
93NE Broad Creek
 
Maryland   A Memorial Scout Reservation used, with permission, as a dark-sky site by the Harford County Astronomical Society.
93NE YCAS Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   observatory and home of the York County Astronomical Society. At John C. Rudy County Park.
93SE Point Lookout State Park
 
Maryland   State park where Chesapeak Bay and the Potomac join.
94NE Fishing Battery Island
 
Maryland   Used by some members of the Howard Astronomical League. Near Havre de Grace.
94S Richmond
 
Virginia   "Home of the Science Museum of Virginia and the Richmond Astronomical Society
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.)
95NE Edward L. Naylor Astronomical Center & Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A group of observatories of the Astronomical Society of Harrisburg, PA.. Near Lewisberry.
96S Powhatan Wildlife Management Area
 
Virginia   Used as a dark sky site by the Richmond Astronomical Society. Near Powhatan.
97NW Deep Creek Lake State Park
 
Maryland   State park.
97S Ragland Observatory
 
Virginia   An observatory of the Richmond Astronomical Society.
98NE Muddy Run Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory operated by the Rittenhouse Astronomical Society in coordination with the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County. In Muddy Run Park.
98SE Bell Isle State Park
 
Virginia   State park.
99NE Shelly Island Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Goldsboro.
99W Blackwater Falls
 
West Virginia   A state park and site of a star party held by the Kanawha Valley Astronomical Society.
100NE Stella Nova Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Near Conestoga.
100W Kile Knob Observatory
 
West Virginia   A private observatory near Circlville.
101E Elliott Island road
 
Maryland   Centered on the parking lot of a boat launch on Elliot Island road.
101W Spruce Knob
 
West Virginia   A site used by the OVAS and home to NOVAC's Almost Heaven Star Party. West Virginia's highest peak.
102SE River House Observatory
 
Virginia   Near Burgess.
102SW Welsh Mt. Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory near Shipman and halfway between Charlottesville & Lynchburg.
103NE Harrisburg
 
Pennsylvania   Home of the Astronomical Society of Harrisburg.
104NE Cruz Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
104SE Ophelia Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory
105NE Elk Forest
 
Maryland   A wildlife managment area used by the Delmarva Stargazers
106NE Grundy Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   Observatory of Franklin and Marshall College which is also the meeting place of the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County.
106SW Big Spy Mountain Overlook
 
Virginia   An overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
107SE Shiloh School Observatory
 
Virginia   Observatory of the Shiloh School Astrophotography Club sponsored by Northumberland Preservation Inc.
108SW James River State Park
 
Virginia   State park on the James river.
109E Blackbird State Forest
 
Delaware   A state park at the border of New Castle and Kent Counties.
110N Little Buffalo State Park
 
Pennsylvania   State park near Newport.
110N Tom's Yard
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory.
110NE Manheim Township Planetarium
 
Pennsylvania   Planetarium of Manheim Township Middle School . In Lancaster
111NW Laurel Highlands Star Cruise
 
West Virginia   A starparty held at Pine Hill Campground near Hazelton
112NE Sanctuary Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory in Manheim.
112NE Sterner Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory near Lititz.
112NE Summit Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory.
112NW Elton Moonshine Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   An observatory in Elton.
113N Canoe Creek State Park
 
Pennsylvania   A state park used as an observing site by the Starlight Astronomy Club. In Canoe Creek.
113NE Lititz
 
Pennsylvania   Meeting place of the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County (AELC).
113NE Starlight Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory somewhere around Glasgow.
113NE Wayside Observatory
 
Pennsylvania   A private observatory. Chart also covers the towns of New London, Avondale, West Grove and Oxford.
113S Charles City observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory.
115E Killen's Pond State Park
 
Delaware   A state park near Harrington.
116E Dover
 
Delaware   A town in Kent county.
116NE Snobie Observatory
 
Delaware   A private observatory in Bear, DE.
116NW Thornton Observing Site
 
Pennsylvania   A private observing site.
116SE Schumann Observatory
 
Virginia   A private observatory in Middlesex County. Also used by the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy / Stargazers.
116SE York River State Park
 
Virginia   A State park used as a dark sky site by the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy/Stargazers.
118E Salisbury
 
Maryland  
118N Altoona
 
Pennsylvania   A site used by the Starlight Astronomy Club.
118N Lewistown
 
Pennsylvania  
118SW Goshen
 
Virginia   A town in Rockbridge county.
119NE Welsh Mountain Community Center
 
Pennsylvania   Near a dark-sky observing site used by the Astronomy Enthusiasts of Lancaster County.
119S New Moon Telescopes Observatory
 
Virginia   A commercial telescope maker's observatory.


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