SJAC Membership

Membership in the South Jersey Astronomy Club is $22 per year. The club year runs January through December. You may join at any time. Joining in September, October, November, or December is the full $22 but, gets you a membership through the end of the FOLLOWING year. The option to join the Astronomical League via SJAC is only $8 per year.

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

  • Access to the Steelmantown Observing Site, (SOS) our 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 of member 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 will receive initial information 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: Annual Dues are $22.00. For an additional $8.00, you can add a membership into the Astronomical League bringing the total to $30.00.

If you join after August 31st the following year is included.

New / Renewal Membership