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Event: International Observe The Moon Night - CLOSED

Event: International Observe The Moon Night - CLOSED

Frosty Drew Observatory and Science Center Events

When: Sat, Oct 1, 2022 - CLOSED

Frosty Drew Observatory joins thousands of science and education institutions around the world in a global celebration of the Moon. Sadly, the remnants of hurricane Ian will keep us closed this year.
  • By: Frosty Drew Observatory and Science Center Events
  • On: Tue, 4 Jan 2022 15:54:36 EST

Celebration of Space - September 30, 2022

Celebration of Space - September 30, 2022

Reported by Scott MacNeill's Columns

On Thursday, September 29, 2022, the NASA Juno Mission, which has been in orbit around Jupiter for the past six years, made a super close flyby of Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa. This is the first close flyby of Europa since the NASA Galileo spacecraft zoome...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 30 Sep 2022 14:14:59 EDT

Celebration of Space - September 23, 2022

Celebration of Space - September 23, 2022

Reported by Scott MacNeill's Columns

On Monday, September 26, 2022, Earth will arrive at the point in our orbit around the Sun where we are aligned with the Sun and Jupiter. This will place Jupiter on the opposite side of Earth than the Sun, and is called the Opposition of Jupiter, which will...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 13:28:27 EDT

Celebration of Space - September 16, 2022

Celebration of Space - September 16, 2022

Reported by Scott MacNeill's Columns

This coming Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 9:04 pm ET, Earth will reach the point in our orbit where we are neither tilted towards or away from the Sun. This is the Autumnal Equinox and marks the first day of fall in the Northern Hemisphere. Those who liv...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 16 Sep 2022 11:16:50 EDT

Celebration of Space - September 9, 2022

Celebration of Space - September 9, 2022

Reported by Scott MacNeill's Columns

Last week, we hosted our last Summer Stargazing Nights event for summer 2022. We wrote about how we are changing our registration / ticketing model for Stargazing Nights events starting tonight, which will see ticket availability open the Monday before the...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 9 Sep 2022 10:52:49 EDT

Celebration of Space - September 2, 2022

Celebration of Space - September 2, 2022

Reported by Scott MacNeill's Columns

A Change is Happening to our Stargazing Nights Events: Starting next Friday, September 9, 2022, and continuing into the New Year, our weekly Stargazing Nights events will require ticketed registration for visitors to gain access to our campus. Tick...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 2 Sep 2022 11:42:56 EDT