Astronomy, the science of the stars, planets, galaxies, and black holes, fascinates people of all ages.

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We provide opportunities to learn about the universe through Star Parties, disability-friendly support, and community updates of upcoming eclipses and phenomena.

Details About Star Parties


  • Friday Night Star Parties resume in April 2015

Pretty Pictures

Nearby galaxy M33

This image of nearby galaxy M33 was composed from a series of nine separate images taken by the 20-inch telescope on November 3, 2013

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