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Special Notice:

Following the direction of the Rockford Park District, effective immediately, all Public Viewing nights and RAA club meetings will be temporarily suspended until further notice. 3/16/20

Free! Public Viewings

Free public viewing sessions the 2nd and 4th Saturday evenings of every month, hosted by our very own members.

Operating out of Lockwood Park, viewings start at 7pm or dusk, whichever is later for the time of year. Dress appropriately for outdoor weather, observatories aren’t heated!

Membership

Many reasons to join our club. Meet with other local amateur astronomers on many different interest and skill levels. Monthly meetings, newsletter, public outreach, access to equipment… Contact us to learn more.

Our Mission

To share our love and knowledge of astronomy with the community and help them better understand the fascinating realms of our universe.