NSA Club

Northwest Suburban Astronomers

Club Meetings: Meetings are on the Friday nearest the full moon each month.
Check our Events page for each month's meeting location.
Business Correspondence: The club's official mailing address for business correspondence is
PO Box 261, 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.


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Stargazing at Heritage Park, Lakemoor, on 25 May

Join the Northwest Suburban Astronomers (NSA) for a public star party at Heritage Community Park, 32250 Darrell Road, in Lakemoor, Illinois, on May 25, from 8 to 10 pm.  NSA members will be on site with telescopes to share their love of astronomy with the public.  We will be observing the Planet Jupiter, with its moons, and cloud belts, galaxies in Virgo and Leo, the spectacular globular star clusters M3 and M13, and other celestial objects.

Please try to arrive by 7:45 pm.  Some of the best views of the planets, especially of Jupiter, are obtained in twilight, before the planet's glare becomes overpowering. Also remember to bring mosquito repellent and dress appropriately.  In case of rain the event will not be held. 

Earlier Event: May 12
May NSA Club Meeting
Later Event: June 9
June NSA Club Meeting