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Event: Stargazing Nights

Event: Stargazing Nights

Frosty Drew Observatory and Science Center Events

When: Fri, Jan 27, 2023 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Welcome to the Frosty Drew Observatory Stargazing Nights! Tonight we will open the Observatory, Science Center and Sky Theatre at 7:00 offering fabulous astronomy experiences. Read about it....
  • By: Frosty Drew Observatory and Science Center Events
  • On: Tue, 27 Sep 2022 12:32:08 EDT

Celebration of Space - January 27, 2023

Celebration of Space - January 27, 2023

Reported by Scott MacNeill's Columns

Last week, on January 20, 2023 the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) eclipse season began. Eclipse season happens twice per year for SDO, and will last about 3 weeks in length. During this time the SDO spacecraft, which observes the Sun in multiple waveleng...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 27 Jan 2023 14:00:47 EST

Celebration of Space - January 20, 2023

Celebration of Space - January 20, 2023

Reported by Scott MacNeill's Columns

This coming Sunday, January 22, 2023, Venus and Saturn will arrive at their closest visible point in the ongoing conjunction that has been happening. Now that Venus has orbited past superior conjunction (opposite side of the Sun than Earth) it has reclaime...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 20 Jan 2023 14:39:47 EST

Celebration of Space - January 13, 2023

Celebration of Space - January 13, 2023

Reported by Scott MacNeill's Columns

At 6:10 pm EST on January 6, 2023, the January full Moon happened. Notably, the January full Moon usually occurs during the time that the Moon is at its furthest point from Earth, called Apogee. In 2023, the January lunar apogee occurred at 4:20 am EST on ...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 13 Jan 2023 12:54:18 EST

Celebration of Space - December 30, 2022

Celebration of Space - December 30, 2022

Reported by Scott MacNeill's Columns

This coming Wednesday, January 4, 2023, the annual Quadrantid Meteor Shower will peak. The first meteor shower of the year, and the last meteor shower of the viewing season, the Quadrantid peak is also one of the best meteor displays of the year, bringing ...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 30 Dec 2022 14:08:55 EST

Celebration of Space - December 16, 2022

Celebration of Space - December 16, 2022

Reported by Scott MacNeill's Columns

This past Sunday, December 11, 2022, the NASA Artemis 1 mission was successfully completed when the Orion crew capsule arrived back on Earth. The Artemis 1 mission launched on November 16, 2022 from Kennedy Space Center, FL. Once the Orion module separated...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 16 Dec 2022 14:19:39 EST