Winter holds some of the best stargazing of the year. Although it is cold out, the reward of seeing some of the clearest stars of the year is well worth the effort.
Blog written by: Sam Nunlist, Southern Rover Interpreter Due to the renewed interest in the skies following the North American solar eclipse, I feel like it would be a great time to talk about some other interesting interstellar icons: constellations. From a purely astronomical standpoint there is not much to glean from studying constellations apart from positions […]
By: Andrea Klaphake, Interpretive Ranger at Franconia Notch State Park On August 30th, the New Hampshire Astronomical Society ventured to the ‘notch’ to allow visitors and locals a chance to spot mesmerizing cosmos and celestial wonders. The weather was a bit ambiguous the day before, but the evening turned out to be adequate for families […]
There’s something about an evening in late August that’s particularly enchanting. After a long, hot day the night is cool reminder that a change in the seasons is quickly approaching. And on a clear night when there are plenty of stars, it’s also a good time for reflection. I spent an evening near Jaffrey by […]