We’ve just launched a brand new fundraiser to help us begin making a big impact on the light pollution in Jackson! If successful, we’ll be able to begin a series of case studies with local businesses in collaboration with Energy Conservation Works, another local nonprofit, to quantitatively measure the light emitted from various locations around […]
Come and find out why Jackson should build a public observatory! University of Wyoming Astronomer and Director of the Jelm Mountain Observatory, Dr. Chip Kobulnicky, will present a program entitled: “Wyoming’s Skies: A Gateway to Life, the Universe, and Everything”. In this pictorial presentation, Dr.Chip Kobulnicky will describe how backyard enthusiasts can contribute to modern […]
As a board member of Wyoming Stargazing, one of my biggest concerns is making sure our skies are dark enough to continue to run events and programs geared toward a dark night sky. With little success getting through to our local politicians, I went toward another route to drum up support from the community, creating […]
On Monday, April 28th at 6pm, local nature and wildlife photographer, Mike Cavaroc, will give a public presentation on the subject of light pollution and how it affects Jackson Hole. Specifics on the subject involve how it affects the region and local wildlife, how to implement affordable solutions, certification from the International Dark Sky Association […]
Welcome to the new website for Wyoming Stargazing! We’ve got an entirely new look and feel, and even a new logo. We’re now poised to bring you much more information and events and are even gearing up to take on the light pollution emitted from the Jackson Hole area, so expect lots more information and […]
We’re beginning to get some publicity! The Jackson Hole Radio recently wrote an article about our goals and Indiegogo campaign to build an observatory and planetarium here in Jackson Hole.
We just launched a fundraising campaign on Indiegogo. Here’s the link for the campaign: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/wyoming-star-gazing/x/4213433 In order to reach our goal we only need 7 people a day to donate $25 each. Thanks for helping out!