NSA Club

Northwest Suburban Astronomers

Club Meetings: The NSA Club meets in the Willow Recreation Center (lower level meeting room at the address above) on the Friday nearest the full moon each month.
Business Correspondence: The club's official mailing address for business correspondence is
PO Box 895, Dundee, IL 60118.

Our club is based in the northwestern suburbs of Chicago.  With a wide range of interests, experience, and equipment, our membership is over 150, making us one of the largest astronomy clubs in the mid-west.  Here you can find out about our public meetings, star parties, and the benefits of becoming a member.  Thanks for visiting, and clear skies.

March NSA Club Meeting

Cosmic Acceleration and the Dark Forces Shaping Our Universe

Dr. Brian Nord of the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory will present the most recent data from the Dark Energy Survey being conducted at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile using the Dark Energy Camera built at FermiLab. Background will be presented on Dark Matter and Dark Energy, including why physicists believe they truly exist.