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Celebration of Space - November 27, 2020

Entry Date: Nov 27, 2020

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

Over the past week and a half, the International Space Station (ISS) has put on a stunning display of evening passes over the United States. Here in New England, we have had several nights of clear sky conditions, making for a beautiful addition to our... more
Thanksgiving for 2020

Entry Date: Nov 25, 2020

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

The general US tradition for this coming week is to think about your life and find gratitude for the better parts of your life. Considering the reputation that 2020 has garnered, it may seem difficult to find gratitude in your thoughts of the past year... more
Celebration of Space - November 20, 2020

Entry Date: Nov 20, 2020

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

Early this month, Frosty Drew Observatory was featured on the South County Tourism Council’s podcast – The Wavelength, which was released yesterday. We spoke about some of our upcoming events, work we do, constellations, Pluto, and operations durin... more
Celebration of Space - November 13, 2020

Entry Date: Nov 13, 2020

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

Over the past several nights, Comet C/2020 M3 ATLAS has been showing off fantastic views as it passes through the constellation Orion. The comet is currently visible in small backyard telescopes, and possibly binoculars when viewing under dark sky cond... more