Frosty Drew Clear Sky Chart

Current seeing conditions at Frosty Drew Observatory

The Sun and Moon Today

  • The Sun as seen today from NASA SDO.
  • Waning Gibbous 98% phase

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the DayStrawberry Moon over the Temple of Poseidon

Satellite Events for Tonight

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Event: Summer Stargazing Nights

Event: Summer Stargazing Nights

Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events

When: Wednesday June 19, 2019 at 8:30 - 11:30 pm

Welcome to the Frosty Drew Observatory Summer Stargazing Nights! Tonight we will open the Observatory and Sky Theatre at 8:30 offering fabulous astronomy experiences. Read about it....
  • By: Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events
  • On: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 10:12:47 EDT

NASA Astronaut Available for Interviews Before First Space Mission

NASA Astronaut Available for Interviews Before First Space Mission

Reported by NASA Breaking News

NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan will be available from 7 to 8:15 a.m. EDT Monday, July 1, for live satellite interviews from Star City, Russia, before launching on his first space mission, a nine-month expedition aboard the International Space Station....
  • By: NASA Breaking News
  • On: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 12:25 EDT

Astrophysicists Gear Up for 2020 Decadal Survey

Astrophysicists Gear Up for 2020 Decadal Survey

Reported by Space.com

As astrophysicists prepare to begin their next decadal survey, other scientists and members of Congress endorsed the overall process even as they suggested some changes....
  • By: Jeff Foust
  • On: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 16:00 +0000

Breaks in the Perfect Symmetry of the Universe Could Be a Window Into Completely New Physics

Breaks in the Perfect Symmetry of the Universe Could Be a Window Into Completely New Physics

Reported by Space.com

If this fundamental symmetry of the universe doesn’t hold, it could break open new physics....
  • By: Paul Sutter
  • On: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 15:00 +0000

Pictures from Space! Our Image of the Day

Pictures from Space! Our Image of the Day

Reported by Space.com

Ten years ago today, NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) soared into space atop an Atlas 5 rocket, together with the agency's Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS)....
  • By: Hanneke Weitering
  • On: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 14:26 +0000

Astronomers Need a (Steady) Hand Tracing Spiral Galaxies to Find Black Holes

Astronomers Need a (Steady) Hand Tracing Spiral Galaxies to Find Black Holes

Reported by Space.com

A citizen-science project is asking people to trace spiral galaxies to help astronomers find intermediate-mass black holes....
  • By: Passant Rabie
  • On: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 14:00 +0000