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Wyoming Stargazing

Educating and Inspiring through Wyoming’s Extraordinary Skies

Wyoming Stargazing is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Jackson Wyoming that is dedicated to educating and inspiring though Wyoming’s extraordinary skies. We facilitate public and private stargazing programs as well as other astronomy presentations in Jackson Hole and the surrounding area.

Wyoming Stargazing was founded by Jackson Hole resident, Dr. Samuel Singer. Samuel received his PhD in Science Education from the University of Wyoming in Laramie. He founded the organization as a way to further his passion for helping others "explore the extraordinary in the ordinary."

Important Updates

100 Days Until Totality! 91 Days Left - Baily's Beads and the Diamond Ring

100 Days Until Totality! 91 Days Left - Baily's Beads and the Diamond Ring

The Moon is not a perfectly flat sphere. Instead, it is scarred with ancient meteor impacts, mountains, valleys, and canyons. When light from the Sun passes through these features, you might be able to observe an effect called Baily’s Beads, named after Francis Baily who first accurately described the phenomenon[...]
100 Days Until Totality! 92 Days Left - The "Night" Sky

100 Days Until Totality! 92 Days Left - The "Night" Sky

During the eclipse, the Sun and Moon won’t be the only celestial bodies we can observe. With the Sun temporarily covered during totality, it will become dark enough for us to see stars and other bodies that the Sun would usually outshine. Below is an image captured from a desktop[...]
100 Days Until Totality! 93 Days Left - What are Solar Prominences?

100 Days Until Totality! 93 Days Left - What are Solar Prominences?

During totality, we may be lucky enough to see objects in the Sun's chromosphere known as solar prominences. These objects appear as small wispy red bumps sticking out from the red glow of the chromosphere at the Moon's edge. Although they appear small, prominences are massive! They are often many[...]

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