Membership Form

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To become a member of North Shore Amateur Astronomy Club (NSAAC) or to renew your current membership use the following form:

Application / Renewal Form

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Membership Benefits

As a member of the NSAAC, your yearly membership dues entitle you to certain benefits and privileges. This is only a partial listing!

  • The unique opportunity, especially for the novice, to share and expand your interest in astronomy with a group of friendly, like minded individuals. A one year electronic subscription to the Celestial Observer club newsletter. Full voting privileges.
  • Entertainment at club meetings in the form of informative Astronomy related speakers, movies or equipment demonstrations.
  • A convenient location for regularly scheduled observing sessions.
  • Members only e-mail system. When you join you will receive instructions on how to sign on.
  • Club membership in the International Dark Sky Association, dedicated to educating others in the responsible use of outdoor lighting for the reclamation and preservation of dark skies.
  • Club membership in the Astronomical League, and quarterly receipt of the AL newsletter, The Reflector ( May not be available in your first year due to subscription requirements ).
  • An opportunity to develop, participate in and attend educational programs presented by the NSAAC for members, local schools, colleges and other organizations ( star parties and conferences ).
  • Participation in conducting public observing using the 12″ Classical Cassegrain/Newtonian of the observatory at Salem State and the 20″ Ritchey Crétien telescope of the Merrimack College Observatory in North Andover, MA.
  • Astronomy and Sky and Telescope subscription discounts (available in March).
  • Exclusive merchandise discounts to club members by manufacturers and publishers.

Constitution and Bylaws
NSAAC constitution and bylaws are available for download, in PDF format.

Download Constitution Download Bylaws

Payment of Club dues:

NSAAC Annual Dues: $20
Voluntary Contribution for printed copy of Club Newsletter: $10

(attn. Treasurer)
PO Box 13
Boxford, MA  01921

Also, you can pay your membership dues via PayPal:

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