Become a Member

The best way to support the Westport Astronomical Society is to become a member today! Our members have opportunities to learn about the night sky, attend monthly, educational meetings, attend member-only star parties, and have access to the Observatory.

Download a membership form and mail it in, or fill out our online membership form below. Your membership helps support the ongoing activities of the Westport Astronomical Society. 100% of your membership or donation goes directly to fund the projects at the Observatory. We are a 501(c)3, all volunteer, non-profit society.

Not only does your membership bring you benefits, your membership is also important to our success as an organization in bringing the wonders of the night sky to the public.  WAS strives to raise a new generation of people with an eagerness to explore the universe around them.

Membership Benefits

Year round access to the Observatory
Special, private viewings of astronomical events like comets, asteroids, transits & occultations
Meet & talk with prominent scientists & researchers at our monthly meetings
Telescope training on the solar & club telescopes
Organized trips to multiple star parties and lectures
Access to K1WAS, the Observatory Ham Shack (with valid amateur license)
Member only star parties
Our library of astronomy resources
Enrolment in Special Classes
Voting in the annual elections
Subscription to the WAS monthly newsletter Field of View
Fellowship with a community of people passionate about astronomy
Directly supporting science in your community

Renew or Become a Member Today

If you are an existing member, you can now renew your membership online. You must first log in using the form to the right (you will need to get your user credentials from Stuart Stakoff) so that your membership will be properly credited.