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Celebration of Space - August 12, 2022

Celebration of Space - August 12, 2022

Reported by Scott MacNeill's Columns

This coming Sunday, August 14, 2022, Earth will reach the point in our orbit where Saturn will be on the opposite side of Earth than the Sun. We call this opposition, and it places Saturn in best viewing for the year. During opposition, Saturn will rise at...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 17:08:50 EDT

Celebration of Space - August 5, 2022

Celebration of Space - August 5, 2022

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Tomorrow, Saturday, August 6, 2022 from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Frosty Drew Observatory and Science Center will host its second annual Inspire, Discover, Enlighten, and Awe (IDEA) Expo Fundraiser. This is a day to learn about the history and future of Frosty ...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 5 Aug 2022 13:09:53 EDT

Celebration of Space - July 15, 2022

Celebration of Space - July 15, 2022

Reported by Scott MacNeill's Columns

This past Tuesday, July 12, 2022, the first science images captured by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) were released to the public. Expectations were very high and the images certainly did not disappoint! The images that were released showcased a ser...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 15 Jul 2022 13:56:16 EDT

Celebration of Space - July 8, 2022

Celebration of Space - July 8, 2022

Reported by Scott MacNeill's Columns

After more than a decade of waiting, the moment has finally arrived. The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) will release the first collection of science images that it has captured! The big day will be Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Images will be released simulta...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 8 Jul 2022 14:20:45 EDT

Celebration of Space - June 24, 2022

Celebration of Space - June 24, 2022

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Tomorrow night, Saturday, June 25, 2022, from 9:30 pm – 12:30 am, Frosty Drew Observatory and Science Center will host our first Celebrate the Milky Way event of summer 2022. These are the nights that we think visitors will get the best view of the Milky...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 24 Jun 2022 12:30:41 EDT

Celebration of Space - June 17, 2022

Celebration of Space - June 17, 2022

Reported by Scott MacNeill's Columns

This coming Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 5:14 am ET, Earth will reach the point in its orbit where the Northern Hemisphere is at maximum tilt (23.4°) towards the Sun. This is the Summer Solstice, and marks the first day of summer in the north. On the Summer ...
  • By: Scott MacNeill
  • On: Fri, 17 Jun 2022 12:20:38 EDT