Ask Dr. Sam and Astro-BS

Ask Dr. Sam and Astro-BS

Back by popular demand, Ask Dr. Sam, will start up again next Tuesday from 4:30pm-5:30pm MDT every week. It’s a great opportunity for students and their parents to have the opportunity to ask all their burning questions to our Founder and Executive Director Dr. Sam. Get charged up for some great some good dinner time […]

Comet NEOWISE is awesome!!!

Comet NEOWISE has turned out to be the most charismatic comet in the last decade. Over the next few nights it’s going to get higher and higher in the sky. If you haven’t checked it out yet, you really should. It’s easily visible to the naked eye from Jackson and from most of the Northern […]

We are all part of the same Universe!

We are all part of the same Universe! To support our community through the COVID-19 pandemic Wyoming Stargazing has launched three brand new virtual programs and converted a couple of our old programs to virtual platforms as well. Check them out below. The coronavirus crisis has shown us that we are all interconnected. It’s connected […]

Huge Success!

The first installment of our World Above the Tetons Science Speaker Series was a huge success with over 250 attending! A huge thanks to our sponsors, to everyone who showed up, and to Astronaut Scott for a wonderful presentation. We’ve just as excited about the next event featuring Jill Tarter, co-founder of Search for Extraterrestrial […]

It’s Old Bill’s Time!

There are less then two weeks left in the Old Bill’s fundraising period. Wyoming Stargazing needs your support in order for us to continue our Save Our Night Skies Campaign to reduce light pollution, to launch our Science Speaker Series, and to offer all the FREE public astronomy programming we facilitate in Jackson Hole. If […]

Winter Solstice Party at R-Park

December 21st, the Winter Solstice, is an astronomical phenomenon marking the shortest day and the longest night of the year when, often considered the “extreme of winter.” Worldwide, interpretation of the event varies across cultures. Many come together to recognize rebirth involving holidays, festivals, gatherings, rituals, and more. In Jackson Hole, annual festivities are held […]

Join Us for a Party with the Perseids

Both town and county voted in our revised LDRs! We’re now one step closer to becoming a Dark Sky Certified community! Look for a future blog post to see what that means and what the next steps are. But in the meantime, it’s time for a celebration! Party with the Perseids! When: Thursday, August 11th, […]

Fundraising to Save Our Night Skies

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 […]

The Latest on Restoring Jackson’s Night Sky

We’ve been making some significant strides in getting Dark Sky Certification for the Town of Jackson and Teton County! After attending multiple Joint Information Meetings (JIMs) earlier this year and creating a thorough and lengthy draft to implement into the Land Development Regulations (LDRs), we were assigned to work with Principle Planners by the Town […]

Snow King Observatory Status from Summer 2015

Architecture design by Jakub Galczynski: JakubGalczynski.com If you’ve ever visited us at one of our free programs, talked with us a bit on a stargazing tour, or even just clicked around this site a little, you know one of our major goals is to bring an observatory and planetarium to Jackson Hole. So how’s that […]

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