The Williamson County Astronomy Club Web Site (Round Rock, Georgetown, and Austin, Texas)

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The Williamson County Astronomy Club

The Williamson County Astronomy Club serves the Williamson County and North Austin (Texas) suburban corridor including the communities of Austin, Cedar Park, Georgetown, Hutto, Jollyville, Leander, Liberty Hill, Pflugerville, Round Rock, Sun City, and Taylor.

We are a small, informal club with a diverse membership of all ages who share an interest in astronomy and the space sciences.  Our goals are to further the knowledge of and interest in astronomy within our community while enjoying the wonders of the universe.

Visitors are always welcome at our monthly meetings.  Please feel free to join us and share our common interest. 

Meeting Dates and Time:

The first Thursday of each month at 7:30 PM

Meeting Place:

Training Room
Round Rock Fire Station #6
2919 Joe DiMaggio Boulevard
Round Rock, Texas
See the meeting location page for directions and a map.

Club Activities:

Monthly Meetings Featuring a Guest Speaker or Activity
Monthly Star Parties
Community Education Activities
Special Event Outings for Eclipses, Meteor Showers, Occultations, and Comets

Membership Requirements:

Membership is open to those of all ages with an interest in astronomy or the space sciences.  We do not currently charge dues or membership fees.  You may become a member by regularly attending our monthly meetings and/or public star parties.

Membership Benefits:

Members may subscribe to Sky and Telescope magazine at the discounted club rate.  The club is also able to offer discounts on products from Sky Publishing and Kalmbach Publishing from time to time.

Club Associations:

The Williamson County Astronomy Club is a proud member of the International Dark-Sky Association.  Our paid small club membership is maintained through voluntary donations collected once per year, usually in July or August.

Meeting Format:

Monthly meetings start with a short set of announcements and club news.  Following this business portion of the meeting, a guest speaker or other program activity is presented.  Meetings generally adjourn by 9:15 PM.