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Night Sky Network: Astronomy Clubs bringing the wonders of the universe to you
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About the Network
For more information, please review the Night Sky Network FAQ list.
To contact an astronomy club involved in the Network, use the Club Map.
To find public astronomy events in your community, use the Calendar.
To apply for membership in the Night Sky Network, please complete the application form.
The Astronomical Society of the Pacific manages the Night Sky Network in cooperation with NASA.


The Night Sky Network is a nationwide coalition of amateur astronomy clubs bringing the science, technology, and inspiration of NASA's missions to the general public.

We share our time and telescopes to provide you with unique astronomy experiences at science museums, observatories, classrooms, and under the real night sky.

Watch Night Sky Network Movie
What is the Night Sky Network? Play Video
Watch it on YouTube
Watch Night Sky Network Movie
Benefits to your astronomy club! Play Video
Watch it on YouTube
To download the videos, right-click (PC)/control-click (Mac) on the "Download" link below:
Download: What is the Night Sky Network?
(QuickTime, 27.7 MB)
Download: Benefits to your astronomy club
(QuickTime, 42.3 MB)

The Night Sky Network is sponsored and supported by:

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