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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Public Solar Observing June 29th at Palatine Library

  • Palatine Public Library 700 N. North North Court Palatine, IL, 60067 United States (map)

Observe our nearest star - the Sun - with members of the Northwest Suburban Astronomers (NSA) at Palatine Library, located at 700 N. North Court in Palatine, between 1 and 4pm on June 29th. NSA club members will be using telescopes that are both safe and specially designed for solar viewing. Visitors will see the surface of the sun, any sunspots making an appearance, and solar prominences flaring off the edge of the sun. NSA members will be available to answer any questions on the Sun as well as astronomy in general. Note: the event will not be held in case of overcast.

Earlier Event: June 14
June NSA Meeting
Later Event: July 19
July NSA Meeting