Welcome to all,

The CPO is celebrating 20 years in 2017!


Black Forest Star Party Is completed for 2017.

The CPO honored our good friend Chip Harrison upon his retirement this past spring. Chip and his wife Maxine are strong supporters of Dark Skies at Cherry Springs State Park.

See more photos of BFSP 2017 on our Club in Action Page

Go to our Club Photo page to see more photos of the August 21 Eclipse like Mike’s beautiful photo:

Mike Renne


The CPO is looking forward to a new year of activity and information through its outreach program in 2017. We meet on the first Thursday of every month at South Hills Business School, 480 Waupelani Dr, State College, PA. at 7:00pm.  To see our meeting schedule for the year click on the Announcement and Meeting post. Skywatches are posted for this year on the Skywatch page. Also check out our post “In the Sky” for some of the events that are happening in our world of space.

Speaking of Outreach:

Bob Edmonston’s memorial page