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Treasurer Honored

Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Ryan Goodson, our loyal treasurer and local telescope manufacturer, has been honored in the September 2014 Astronomy Magazine as one of the 2014 Star Products.

His New Moon Telescopes are featured for “novel design features not seen in other truss-tube scopes.”

Great job Ryan!

Public Observing at DHO Tonight

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Clouds postponed Friday’s Public Observing. We will try again tonight.

Venus-Jupiter Conjunction Early Monday Morning

Sunday, August 17th, 2014

Jupiter andVenus will be quite close together in the morning sky tomorrow (Monday August 18th). Venus will rise around 4:40 AM and the Sun around 6:05 AM.

DHO Work Party Friday August 29th

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

A work party is planned for Friday August 29th starting at 9 AM for the day to repair the roof on the old observatory. Help is needed to move materials. We have engaged a contractor to effect the repairs, we will be providing assistance.

2013 Public Star Parties are now posted

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Check out the 2013 schedule of public star parties which are now posted for our 2013 observing season starting in April and concluding in October. These sessions are open to the general public, but members of course are down at the Darling Hill Observatory far more often than the dates listed here.