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Celebration of Space - May 13, 2022

Entry Date: May 13, 2022

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

This coming Sunday night, May 15, and lasting until the morning hours on Monday, May 16, a fabulous total lunar eclipse will be coming to the US. In New England, we are set up for a perfect eclipse, so of course the weather will be the playground bully... more
Celebration of Space - May 6, 2022

Entry Date: May 6, 2022

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

Starting at 9:00 pm, Sunday, May 15, 2022, and continuing overnight into the morning hours of Monday, May 16, 2022, a stunning total lunar eclipse is happening, and Frosty Drew Observatory and Science Center is ready to rock the night! A lunar eclipse ... more
Celebration of Space - April 29, 2022

Entry Date: Apr 29, 2022

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

Tomorrow, Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 4:31 pm, the April New Moon will occur. This is the time of the lunar month that the Moon reaches conjunction, which is when the Moon orbits in between Earth and the Sun. It is an alignment of the three objects, wh... more
Celebration of Space - April 22, 2022

Entry Date: Apr 22, 2022

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

Early this morning, Friday, April 22, 2022, the annual Lyrid Meteor Shower peaked. We did not put out a lot of info about the Lyrids this year because the shower is not usually very active and we had the bright waning gibbous Moon in the sky this morni... more