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Weekly Note - May 17, 2013

Entry Date: May 17, 2013

Published Under: Francine Jackson's Log

We at Frosty Drew can't believe that we are having two anniversaries this year. The Frosty Drew Nature Center was begun in 1983, and was followed five years later by the Observatory. We are planning later in the year to celebrate these milestones, an... more
Weekly Note

Entry Date: May 3, 2013

Published Under: Francine Jackson's Log

As of this afternoon, skies for Frosty drew still look fairly good, so it is likely the telescope will be open for observing tonight. Remember, though: Because sunset occurs rather late, the opening is rather late, after 8:30 P.M. Jupiter will be a ... more
Weekly Note

Entry Date: Apr 26, 2013

Published Under: Francine Jackson's Log

Tonight’s sky seems to be promising for observing – all we have to do is hope we don’t have incredible wind gusts as we’ve have had recently – and the observatory will be open, beginning at dusk, which you might have noticed is coming later ... more
Friday April, 19, 2013 Weekly Note

Entry Date: Apr 19, 2013

Published Under: Francine Jackson's Log

Skies don't seem very good for this evening at Frosty Drew, but, we will be open an extra night this week: Saturday, we will be joining much of the rest of the astronomical community to celebrate Astronomy Day, a chance for everyone to come and enjoy t... more