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Transit of Mercury 2019
On Monday, November 11, 2019 (Veterans Day), a fabulous Transit of Mercury occurred. The event happened in the morning hours, locally starting at 7:39 am and continuing until 1:07 pm. We had clear skies for nearly the entire event, with only the last 1... more
Milky Way Galaxy
Frosty Drew Observatory and Ninigret Park in Charlestown, Rhode Island (where Frosty Drew Observatory resides) have a remarkably dark sky overhead and the Milky Way galaxy is mesmerizing to look at there on clear, moonless nights.This gallery wi... more
Wolf Moon Eclipse 2019
On January 20-21, 2019 overnight, a fabulous Total Lunar Eclipse occurred. One of the best eclipses in decades to come to New England, the entire East Coast USA, was setup for perfect viewing. The eclipse began at 9:36 pm EST, January 20th and ended at... more
Comet 46P/Wirtanen
Comet 46P/Wirtanen was the brightest comet of 2018. A short period comet, 46P orbits the Sun once every 5.4 years. In 2018, comet 46P made a fabulously close pass to Earth, the closest of the century! On December 12, 2018, 46P experienced perihelion (c... more