July 14, 2020

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From July 12-18 you can see this incredible comet gracing our skies just after sunset in the Northwest horizon right under the Big…

July 30, 2019

“The moon is a loyal companion.

It never leaves. It’s always there, watching, steadfast, knowing us in our light and dark moments, changing forever just as we do. Every day it’s a…

March 27, 2019

We had a great star party on March 23, 2019. Here are some images that were taken by Tim Black.

March 21, 2019

March 20 - First day of Spring in the Northern Hemisphere

March 21 at 1:43 UTC - Full moon - Super "worm" moon

In our evening sky, Mars is in the west at sunset near the Pleiades

December 7, 2018

On December 16th, Comet 64P Wirtanen will pass the Earth at 12 million kilometers away. It may become as bright as 3rd magnitude. The diffuse coma and a nearly full Moon will make observations…

May 22, 2018

The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology and Ohio State Newark are proud to announce the grand opening of the newest exhibit at The Works, a SciDome planetarium, on Saturday, June…

May 22, 2018

A group of astronomy and physics students recently got a firsthand look at the Green Bank Telescope, the world’s largest steerable radio telescope in Green Bank, West Virginia.

Located away…

April 30, 2018


In the evening:

Around 9pm when the sky is finally getting darker look toward the west. You will see an incredibly bright spot up in the sky which is the planet Venus. As the sky fades you…

August 26, 2016
100 years ago in 1916, congress formed the National Park Service within the U.S. Department of the Interior to administer the 39 national parks and monuments that had been designated starting in the…