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2015 Okie-Tex Star Party

The 2015 Okie-Tex Star Party is now history. We would like to extend our sincere thanks to the organizers at the Oklahoma City Astronomy Club for all of their hard work in preparation and their efforts at the event. Everything went amazingly smoothly and the night skies were the best we have seen this year. Having […]

Rocky Mountain National Park Night Sky Festival

The first Rocky Mountain National Park Night Sky Festival is now history.  The park rangers put on a variety of astronomy related programs free for park visitors including opportunities to view the cosmos through a variety of telescopes and interesting presentations by professional astronomers and aerospace experts.  Over 300 visitors attended the presentations and public […]

Rocky Mountain Star Stare 2015

The 2015 Rocky Mountain Star Stare is rapidly approaching and is scheduled for June 10-14.  This annual event, put on by the Colorado Springs Astronomical Society is billed as the premier star party in the Rocky Mountains.  At 7,600 feet (2.316 meters) above sea level the location in Gardner, CO offers dark skies and extreme […]

Galaxy Cluster Abell 1689

Happy Birthday Hubble

In case you have been stranded on a remote island and have not heard, the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is turning 25-years old today!  Although known popularly for the stunning images produced from the data it has gathered, the HST has contributed critical new data that has accelerated human understanding of our universe time and time […]