Membership in Southern Oregon Skywatchers is only $20 per year, and provides a number of great benefits:

  • Helps pay for our club liability insurance for our Star Party observing site
  • Membership to the Astronomical League
  • Get a $20 gift certificate at Woodland Hills Telescope
  • Get a discounted subscription to Sky and Telescope magazine
  • Exclusive access to the club's extensive Astronomy lending library

Joining is simple - just see our Treasurer Tom Peterson at the next club meeting, and he'll sign you up.

North Medford Planetarium Meeting Site



Summer Observing Site Driving Directions:
The Summer Observing Site is at the rock quarry on Upper Shale City Road, off Dead Indian Memorial Rd east of Ashland.

Directions from Interstate 5:
Take Ashland Exit 14
From the overpass, proceed East (away from town) on Ashland St. (Hwy. 66)
Proceed on Highway 66 for 1/2 mile to the Ashland Municipal Airport
Turn Left on Dead Indian Memorial Road
Follow Dead Indian Road up to mile marker #13
Turn left on (Upper) Shale City Road; the road is narrow, but paved
Follow Shale City Road for 1/2 mile
Look for a dirt driveway on the right -- this is the driveway onto the site
Follow the driveway