About Us

We are a not-for-profit organization open to people of all ages with the desire to learn more about astronomy and who share an interest in viewing the universe. We range from enthusiastic amateurs and educators to casual stargazers and families.

Everything you need to know about our organization is on this website. Current astronomy news, feeds and astronomy resources can be found on the links page.

You can contact any of our officers at the email address below. Or you can email info@westchesterastronomers.org for general information. 

  • Dr. Lawrence Faltz - President - email
  • Charlie Gibson - Vice President - email
  • Claudia Parrington - Assistant Vice President - email
  • Paul Alimena - Secretary & Membership Chair - email
  • Doug Baum - Treasurer - email
  • David Parmet - Webmaster & Public Relations Chair - email
  • Bob Kelly - Field Events - email
  • Pat Mahon - Speaker Coordinator - email
  • Thomas Boustead - Newsletter Chair - email

Our snail mail address is PO Box 44 Valhalla, NY 10595. Our phone hotline is 877-456-5778. WAA gratefully accepts donations of functional telescopes. Such donations may be tax deductible. Our donations policy can be seen here.