The constellations of the winter sky harbor some of the most spectacular objects known to astronomy. In this tour we will encounter mysterious protostars, bipolar jets and outflows, infant star clusters and the proto-planetary disks where new systems of planets are currently being formed.
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.
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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
Wine & Cheese, Winter sky & King Cepheus, Queen Cassiopeia & daughter/Andromeda
When: Friday, December 30, 2016
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Moore State Park
1 Sawmill Road, Paxton, MA
We will be in the parking lot 1/4 mile on the left after you turn into Moore State Park …
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
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