Cumberland Astronomy Club


Club Information

All meetings and events are open to the public, unless otherwise posted. To contact the club for more information:

2021-22 Club Officers

President/Astronomical League Coordinator

Steve Vincent


Craig Coleman


David Burcaw


Malinda Newhouse

Meeting Information

Next Meeting:

January is canceled January 21, 2022

February 18, 2022

7:30 PM

Frostburg State University

Gira Center, Rm 156*, on the same level as the Planetarium

*face mask required in FSU buildings


Club member Jeff Bender will discuss insightful things in and around the Orion Constellation

Also members should bring along their results of recent “observing challenges”

Location Details:

Signs at the Planetarium will direct you to Room 156

PDF Campus Map with notes for parking and walking to the building

Please, only attend if you are feeling well and you are comfortable attending

Fun Stuff:

Information on Comet Leonard (C/2021 A1) at

Guide to observing the Fall sky @

Star Link Satellite Videos taken May 8th.

Click here for 20 second Video with an airplane in the shot

This is a MP4 file 6MB in size

    Satellites are moving West to North below Capella viewed 4 miles South of Berlin, Pennsylvania

Click here to link to Greg Latta's YouTube video

Greg’s video was taken along Alt US40, Big Savage Mountain, West of Frostburg, Maryland

Why SpaceX is building Starlink system

Real Engineering informational on the 12,000 satellite system

Comment: Will all this stuff overhead effect the view to the Heavens???


Map to Somerset REC

Future Meetings:

March 18, 2021




Club meetings are open to the public.

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Upcoming Events:

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Check for Events at:

FSU Public Show Schedule

After the Science Saturday Planetarium Show the club sometimes will assist with pointing out features in the night sky and with viewing with some of the university’s telescopes, weather permitting.

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