Introductions

Amateur Astronomy Clubs of the PNW

Oregon Society NameCityURL Eugene Astronomical SocietySpringfieldhttp://www.eugeneastro.orgFriends of Pine Mountain ObservatoryEugenehttps://pmo.uoregon.eduNight Sky 45 Astronomy ClubSalemhttps://nightsky45.orgRose City AstronomersPortlandhttps://www.rosecityastronomers.netUmpqua Amateur AstronomersRoseburghttps://umpquaastronomers.orgSouthern Oregon SkywatchersMedfordhttp://www.orskywatchers.orgCentral Oregon Astronomical SocietyBendhttps://www.facebook.com/centraloregonastronomicalsociety/ Washington Society NameCityURL Battle Point Astronomical AssociationBainbridge Islandhttp://www.bpastro.orgEverett Astronomical SocietyEverett http://members.tripod.com/everett_astronomy Friends of GalileoLongview https://www.friendsofgalileo.comIsland County Astronomical…

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