Parade Magazine selected Wyoming Stargazing’s Save Our Night Skies Campaign as the state of Wyoming’s example of an Earth Saving Project for this year’s Darth Day. They picked only one project for each of the 50 states and they picked us! Check it out!
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 […]
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 […]
Come on down to the Eco Fair at Phil Baux Park (base of Snow King Mountain this Saturday) from 12pm-5pm to check out the Dark Sky Pavilion and some digital full dome movies inside our planetarium. We’ll be powering the Dark Sky Pavilion and the planetarium using Creative Energies solar trailer. Let’s hope for sunshine! […]
We are 5 months out today from the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse on August 21st! If you haven’t already been able to attend one of the public eclipse presentations offered by our Executive Director Dr. Samuel Singer, please check our events calendar for more eclipse presentations scheduled over the next several months. Beginning on May […]
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 […]
Check out this blog post by Jackson Hole Traveler: http://blog.jacksonholetraveler.com/stargazing-in-jackson-hole/
This Sunday, March 1st, at 11am, Wyoming Stargazing will be offering a free solar astronomy program outside the Jackson Hole Children’s Museum. Please join us to check out sunspots and solar flares through our high tech solar telescopes.
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Wyoming Stargazing is hosting a kick-off event for the Save Our Night Skies Campaign on Thursday, February 19th, beginning at 5:30pm at the Center for the Arts. This event is part of a larger art show at the Center that is being co-sponsored by the Center of Wonder and Wyoming Stargazing. This Upyard Art Show will highlight […]
Weather permitting, Wyoming Stargazing will be offering a free public stargazing program following Bill Nye’s presentation at the Center for the Arts this Thursday, February 5th, from 8pm-9:30pm. We’ll be on the pathway that goes through the field to the south of the Center. Let’s hope for clear skies!!!
I recently took this photo of Orion and Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2 in the night sky and shortly thereafter, was awarded Astronomy Photo Of the Day (APOD) run by NASA! Out of millions of photos submitted from around the world, this one was chosen and published relatively quickly, I’m assuming due to its timeliness. See […]