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Wilderness Center Astronomy Club

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ALT Calhoun County trip??

Possible observing trip to Calhoun County Park in WV

ALT Calhoun County trip??

Possible observing trip to Calhoun County Park in WV

Public Observing Night

Event description  - Public sky observing with the telescopes at The Wilderness Center and those of some of our members

Location - The Wilderness Center Astronomy Education Building and Observatory

https://www.google.com/maps/place/The+Wilderness+Center+Observatory/@40.6717274,-81.6428598,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x883723843e325ec1:0x518fb2bdc1c3249c!8m2!3d40.6717274!4d-81.6406711?hl=en-US

Type - Observing

Weather - weather permitting see https://www.cleardarksky.com/c/WCACOHkey.html?1

Host TWC Astronomy Club

Sponsor - The Wilderness Center

Public Observing Night

Event description  - Public sky observing with the telescopes at The Wilderness Center and those of some of our members

Location - The Wilderness Center Astronomy Education Building and Observatory

https://www.google.com/maps/place/The+Wilderness+Center+Observatory/@40.6717274,-81.6428598,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x883723843e325ec1:0x518fb2bdc1c3249c!8m2!3d40.6717274!4d-81.6406711?hl=en-US

Type - Observing

Weather - weather permitting see https://www.cleardarksky.com/c/WCACOHkey.html?1

Host TWC Astronomy Club

Sponsor - The Wilderness Center


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Night Hike

The night is alive at The Wilderness Center! Observe nocturnal wildlife undisturbed as we visit different habitats, experiencing the night with nature-friendly nightlights. Learn the importance of the dark sky to wildlife and humans alike as you reconnect with nature on a roughly 1-mile hike that engages your lesser used senses. Following the hike, observe…

Planetarium Show “Tonight’s Sky”

Take a tour of the Autumn night sky with Robin, our Astronomy Education Specialist.  Learn what constellations and bright stars are in the night sky this time of year and what planets we can see.  Experience some of the incredible deep sky objects this sky has to offer including the Andromeda galaxy, the Ring Nebula,…

Astronomy Club Meeting

Come join members of the Wilderness Center Astronomy Club as members present “Star Talks – Short Presentations on Observing Endeavors.” Various members will discuss their recent astronomical travels around the country sharing with us some of their astrophotography and stories. Observing after if clear. Guests welcome.

Star Watch with the Astronomy Club

The night sky is a place of wonders! Be inspired by constellations, craters on the Moon, the rings of Saturn, stellar nurseries, galaxies filled with stars, and more! Come to our monthly, first Friday Star Watch hosted by the Wilderness Center’s Astronomy Club. Star Watch is free and fun for the whole family.  Explore our…

Planetarium Show “Planet Nine: The Search is On”

Join the hunt for a possible planet!  Planet Nine tells a tale of the search for another world hidden in the darkness.  Follow Mike Brown and his team at CalTech as they discover evidence of a Kuiper Belt object 10 times more massive than Earth and embark on the search for a new ninth planet…

Night Hike

The night is alive at The Wilderness Center! Observe nocturnal wildlife undisturbed as we visit different habitats, experiencing the night with nature-friendly nightlights. Learn the importance of the dark sky to wildlife and humans alike as you reconnect with nature on a roughly 1-mile hike that engages your lesser used senses. Following the hike, observe…

Storytime Sprouts: Explore the Moon and Larry Cat in Space

Blast off to fun with a Moon story and space-worthy song then journey to the Astronomy Building for the planetarium show, “Larry Cat in Space.” Spacesuits not required for this early childhood adventure. We are pleased to offer this event FREE of charge thanks to the generous support of an Anonymous Donor and the Ralph Regula…

Planetarium Show “Larry Cat in Space”

Take off on a lunar adventure with a curious stowaway cat!  “Larry Cat in Space” is a playful, imaginative cartoon presentation about an inquisitive cat who takes a trip to the Moon.  Through Larry’s eyes, we observe his human family, a group of enthusiastic sky-watchers.  When his best friend Diana takes a job on the…

Astronomy Club Meeting

Come join members of the Wilderness Center Astronomy Club as member Alex McCarthy presents “Solar Synoptic Observation and Analysis.” This is a tool for predicting how solar activity will affect the Earth. He will discuss various features on the Sun that are of concern to space weather forecasters and how they are observed. He will…