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.
Donate money towards Aldrich efforts like Science and Astronomy outreach and the Library Telescope program, and get a beautiful picture from an Aldrich Astrophotographer!
Check out our telescopes at more than 100 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
Aldrich member Catherine Zebrowski has recently published her book "Sleepwalking Backwards" after many years of hard work. As the cover implies this book of fiction has an astronomy theme. Check it out if you get a chance and congratulate Catherine if you see her!Check-out this book on Amazon Amazon
Starfest 2017 at Anna Maria College cancelled for this year due to member travels to the August 21st Solar Eclipse.Starfest cancelled ' '
During the recent trip to Driggs Idaho for the August 21st Eclipse, club president Jim Zebrowski and member Kevin Boucher spoke at a few Astronomy oriented events in the area.
Sunday August 20th
Jim Zebrowski was one of 4 speakers in an eventin Tetonia promoting astronomy to …
Aldrich members are very busy during the upcoming 2017 Solar Eclipse on August 21st. Below is a breakdown of some of the events and news related to this upcoming celestial event!
Join the Aldrich Library Telescope Coordinator, John Root and other Aldrich volunteers to view …Continue Reading
John Root showing a visitor at Starfest 2015 a safe view of the Sun using the Aldrich H-Alpha telescope.
On Monday, August 21, 2017, join the Aldrich Library Telescope Coordinator, John Root and other Aldrich volunteers to view the Solar Eclipse outside the Richards Memorial Library …
Will you be on the path of totality for the August 21st total solar eclipse? Become a part of scientific history and help hundreds of other photographers make the first crowdsourced movie of a total solar eclipse from coast to coast. Find out more about …Continue Reading
Figure 1: This illustration shows the possible surface of TRAPPIST-1f, one of the newly discovered planets in the TRAPPIST-1 system. Scientists using the Spitzer Space Telescope and ground-based telescopes have discovered that there are seven Earth-size planets in the system.
NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has …