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To join the North Shore Amateur Astronomy Club (NSAAC) please use the online form:


Or if you prefer, you can download and print this Membership Form, fill it out and mail the form with a check made out to NSAAC:

Payment of Club dues: 
NSAAC Annual Dues: $20

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

Please note that while NSAAC membership is sometimes given as a gift, NSAAC does not currently provide any certificates or membership cards.

To Renew:
Current members, please log in and select "profile" under the drop down menu in the upper right (your name). A red RENEW button should appear on the page.  If it doesn't it means the renewal period has not started yet or there's a bug in the website.  We're working on it...

Membership Features

  • Regular club meetings with informative Astronomy related speakers, movies or equipment demonstrations.
  • Loan out club telescopes (including a 10" dobsonian) for 2-week periods - training can be provided as needed.
  • Nearby observing sessions.
  • Members-only email 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.
  • An opportunity to participate in star parties and conferences presented by the NSAAC for members, local schools, colleges and other organizations.
  • Learn to operate and assist the public in 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 & Telescope magazine subscription discounts (available every March).
  •           NSAAC constitution and bylaws are available here for download, in PDF format:

    Constitution  Bylaws