SJAC Membership

Membership in the South Jersey Astronomy Club is $20 per year. The club year runs January through December. You may join at any time, though, any new membership is prorated. Note, joining in October, November, or December is the full $20 but gets you a membership through the end of the FOLLOWING year.

A member of the SJAC receives a number of benefits by joining the club including:

  • Access to the Steelmantown Observing Site, a dark-sky location within Belleplain State Forest
  • Public SkyWatches, Member’s SkyWatches, Star Parties, and other observing sessions
  • Workshops on various amateur astronomy topics 
  • Discussion of past and upcoming observing events, and other programs including slide presentations at monthly meetings and the fall club dinner
  • Club discount on subscriptions to Sky & Telescope and Astronomy magazine and products from Sky Publishing Corporation
  • Receipt of the club newsletter and special astronomical event alerts
  • Access to the club library of astronomy books and magazines
  • Use of the club telescopes 
  • Learning, advice and fellowship from dozens of amateur astronomers who have expertise in a number of areas

The SJAC quarterly newsletter is available online. You will need the 4 digit code on your membership card to access the newsletter on our website: Newsletters – South Jersey Astronomy Club (

New members may receive initial information sheets which include observing tips and celestial maps.

To join, Click Here to download a SJAC Membership Application in .pdf format. Fill it out and mail it per the instructions included on the form. Or, you may join SJAC via Paypal:


  Existing members may renew their membership using PayPal.