Join us Saturday, September 24th at 7:30PM, for a free lecture, open to the public, by Dr. Christine Forman, Harvard CFA Senior Astrophysicist, on the science behind the x-ray studies of black holes and galaxies.
Members enjoy access to a "dark site" with roll-off-roof observatory in scenic Oakham, MA—out from under the light pollution of the cities. Our "first light" opening ceremony for the newly completed observatory TBA.
Check out our telescopes at more than 65 public libraries and colleges in Massachusetts
Public observing nights are held at Anna Maria College in Paxton, MA
Observatory "first light" ceremony, public lectures, fairs, and chances to look through a telescope
We want to get the kids involved and excited. Now we have another tool that lets us do that.Sue-Ellen Szymanski, Milford Library Milford Daily News
Telescopes, bottle rockets, Mentos geysers, gyroscopes and the space rover Curiosity are all part of the Aldrich Astronomical Society’s Starfest.Catch a Flying Star at Starfest GoLocalWorcester Lifestyle Team
Our intrepid Library Telescope Coordinator, John Root, and club president, Jim Zebrowksi, made the trip out to Southborough on August 25th—to present library’s new telescope. John Root has been instrumental in deploying close to 85 telescopes statewide over the past few years to public libraries …Continue Reading
Please join us Saturday, September 24th at 7:30PM, for a free lecture, open to the public, by Dr. Christine Forman, Harvard CFA Senior Astrophysicist, on the science behind the x-ray studies of black holes and galaxies
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Did you know that Aldrich has placed close to 85 telescopes in libraries statewide? Use the library telescope locator to find one near you. We invite you to stop by Memorial Hall Library to learn more about how to use one of these ‘scopes–available for …Continue Reading
We’re happy to share an exciting update on our new Aldrich observatory. AAS Treasurer, Francis Edwards reports, “The telescope installation is complete except for the power hook up. Ready for first light as soon as we have power.” Thanks to everyone who helped make the …Continue Reading