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Celebration of Space - July 30, 2021

Entry Date: Jul 30, 2021

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

This weekend is a huge weekend for Frosty Drew Observatory and Science Center. It all starts tonight with our Summer Stargazing Nights event, continuing tomorrow afternoon with our first annual Inspire, Discover, Enlighten, and Awe (IDEA) Expo Fundrais... more
Celebration of Space - July 23, 2021

Entry Date: Jul 23, 2021

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

At 10:37 pm on Friday, July 23, 2021 the July Full Moon will occur. Commonly referred to as the Buck Moon, the July Moon is the second full lunar phase in a series of four lunar phases this summer (2021). The name of the July Moon comes from North Amer... more
Celebration of Space - July 16, 2021

Entry Date: Jul 16, 2021

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

Evening passes of the International Space Station will continue this week over our region. With the cloudy sky of late, stunning views have been a little difficult to see, though passes are still happening if you find yourself under a clearer sky. Addi... more
Celebration of Space - July 9, 2021

Entry Date: Jul 9, 2021

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

This past Monday, July 5, 2021 Earth reached the point in our orbit where we were at our furthest from the Sun for the year. This is called Aphelion and places Earth at 94,510,886 miles distant from the Sun. We often hear about aphelion and perihelion ... more