Category: Astronomy

Astronomy Club – September 2021

September 2, 2021

That busy time of year… As the summer season winds down, we all find ourselves getting ready for the school year or preparing for the cooler seasons to come. During this potentially hectic time, we are fortunate…

Astronomy Club – September 2021

Astronomy Club – August 2021

August 5, 2021

More than Science? In over 25 years of astronomy outreach, I’ve often heard comments from people saying they are not interested in astronomy because they do not like science. If science isn’t for you, we should recognize…

Astronomy Club – August 2021

Observe the Perseid Meteor Shower at its peak, August 11-13

August 2, 2021

Look up! The Perseid Meteor Shower, one of the most spectacular meteor showers of the year, will peak August 11 through August 13. In preparation for this cosmic event, Planetarium Specialist Bill Reed explains what a meteor…

Observe the Perseid Meteor Shower at its peak, August 11-13

Astronomy Club – July 2021

July 19, 2021

We’re back! After a long break, Astronomy Club is back to meeting in person! I hope everyone is well and as happy to see each other as I am. While most of us were, understandably, focused on…

Astronomy Club – July 2021

What to look for in the sky this May

May 10, 2021

As the weather gets warmer and days grow longer, springtime continues to bring change in the Northern Hemisphere. Planetarium Specialist Katy Downing shares the visible planets and constellations to observe in May. Jupiter and Saturn Before sunrise,…

What to look for in the sky this May

4 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day Every Day

April 22, 2021

Get outside One of the best ways to celebrate Earth Day every day is to spend time outdoors. Take your outdoor adventures to the next level by recording observations through daily, weekly, or monthly journaling. What animals…

4 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day Every Day

5 tips for new telescope owners

February 18, 2021

Bill Reed, Planetarium Specialist and NASA Solar System Ambassador Did you buy a telescope and cannot figure out how to use it? Seeing nothing but fuzz through the eyepiece? Below are five tips for new telescope owners.…

5 tips for new telescope owners

5 ways for children and families to enjoy nature this winter

November 23, 2020

Winter is on the horizon, but your outdoor fun doesn’t need to come to an end. There is a beautiful winter world awaiting for those who seek refreshment and energy from the outdoors. Below are five ways…

5 ways for children and families to enjoy nature this winter

Backyard Astronomy: May 2020

May 1, 2020

Astronomy is a great way to reduce stress. Step outside, unplug and look up at the sky — you never know what you will see! Planetarium specialist Katy Downing shares the visible planets and constellations to observe…

Backyard Astronomy: May 2020

Astronomy Club: November Newsletter

November 30, 2019

A change in the air… There are leaves on the ground and a chill in the air. The holiday season is near and with it arises the inevitable stress and anxiety associated with family events, company parties,…

Astronomy Club: November Newsletter