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Celebration of Space - February 16, 2024

Entry Date: Feb 16, 2024

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

Tonight, February 16, 2024, starting about 45 minutes after sunset, the first quarter Moon and the Pleiades open star cluster (Seven Sisters) will put on a stunning celestial dance as they will be in conjunction within 1.5° visibly of each other. Bein... more
Celebration of Space - February 2, 2024

Entry Date: Feb 2, 2024

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

Today, Friday, February 2, 2024 is Groundhog Day. Many people associate this day with the humorous story of a groundhog in Pennsylvania emerging to see its shadow or not. But Groundhog Day is actually an astronomical occurrence. It is one of the four c... more
Celebration of Space - January 19, 2024

Entry Date: Jan 19, 2024

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

This coming Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 4:30 pm, the Frosty Drew Memorial Fund will host the annual meeting of the Board of Directors. This is a chance for Frosty Drew to plan out our year. Topics of the meeting will include new projects and expansion... more
Celebration of Space - January 12, 2024

Entry Date: Jan 12, 2024

Published Under: Scott MacNeill's Columns

This coming Sunday, January 14, 2024, step outside during late twilight (around 6:00 pm), and catch a stunning view of Saturn and the super thin 16% waxing crescent Moon in conjunction. The view will happen over the SW horizon, where the Moon will sit ... more