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Starway to Heaven

Join us for our monthly star parties at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation!

Posted on Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 4:31pm

Are we special or are we unexceptional? For the first time in human history we stand poised to begin to truly answer this question.

Posted on Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 1:32pm

A giant sunspot has been making its way across the face of the sun for the past few days. If you have a solar filter or hydrogen alpha scope, check it out before it sets behind the sun's limb early in the week.

UPDATE   The star party scheduled for tonight, October 25, is ON!

The October newsletter is now available.

Wednesday morning’s total lunar eclipse will be visible from our area but only if the clouds permit.

Victor Miller, an aerospace engineer who worked on the Galileo spacecraft, will discuss this highly successful mission to