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Public Night Sky Observing – Astronomy Day 10/13

When: October 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Watson Soccer field, 1000 Essex Pkwy NW, Rochester, MN 55901, USA

Public Sky Observing of the young Moon, planets Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars, bright stars, double stars, and more by telescope with guidance members of the Rochester Astronomy Club. Bright red Mars with magnitude -1.03 extincted to -0.72 will be visible above South East horizon. Distance from Earth is 0.664 AU (99.3 million kilometers or 5.5 light minutes). Mars is visible […]

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World Space Week at Eagle Bluff

When: October 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – October 6, 2018 @ 6:00 am
Where: Eagle Bluff, 28097 Goodview Dr, Lanesboro, MN 55949, USA

Since its United Nations declaration in 1999, World Space Week has grown into the largest public space event on Earth. More than 3,700 events in 80 countries celebrated the benefits of space and excitement about space exploration in 2017.  The 2018 theme is “Space Unites The World”. “The General Assembly declares 4 to 10 October World Space Week to celebrate each […]

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Public Night Sky Observing 9/14

When: September 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Watson Soccer field, 1000 Essex Pkwy NW, Rochester, MN 55901, USA

Public Sky Observing of the young Moon, planets Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars, bright stars, double stars, and more by telescope with guidance members of the Rochester Astronomy Club. Bright red Mars with magnitude -1.73 extincted to -1.28 will be visible above South East horizon. Distance from Earth is 0.509 AU (76.1 million kilometers or 4.2 light minutes). Mars is […]

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Public Night Sky Observing 01/11

When: January 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Watson Soccer field, 1000 Essex Pkwy NW, Rochester, MN 55901, USA

Public Sky Observing of the young Moon, planets  Mars and Uranus, bright stars, double stars, and more by telescope with guidance members of the Rochester Astronomy Club. Observing will be on parking North of the Soccer fields at Essex Pkwy; near West River Pkwy NW and 41st ST NW For last minute announcements follow up Rochester Astronomy Club (RAC) facebook […]

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Public Night Sky Observing 12/14

When: December 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Watson Soccer field, 1000 Essex Pkwy NW, Rochester, MN 55901, USA

Public Sky Observing of the young Moon, planets Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars, bright stars, double stars, and more by telescope with guidance members of the Rochester Astronomy Club. Observing will be on parking North of the Soccer fields at Essex Pkwy; near West River Pkwy NW and 41st ST NW For last minute announcements follow up Rochester Astronomy Club […]

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Public Night Sky Observing 11/16

When: November 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Watson Soccer field, 1000 Essex Pkwy NW, Rochester, MN 55901, USA

Public Sky Observing of the young Moon, planets Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars, bright stars, double stars, and more by telescope with guidance members of the Rochester Astronomy Club. Observing will be on parking North of the Soccer fields at Essex Pkwy; near West River Pkwy NW and 41st ST NW For last minute announcements follow up Rochester Astronomy Club […]

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Public Night Sky Observing 10/12

When: October 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Watson Soccer field, 1000 Essex Pkwy NW, Rochester, MN 55901, USA

Public Sky Observing of the young Moon, planets Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars, bright stars, double stars, and more by telescope with guidance members of the Rochester Astronomy Club. Bright red Mars with magnitude -1.03 extincted to -0.72 will be visible above South East horizon. Distance from Earth is 0.664 AU (99.3 million kilometers or 5.5 light minutes). Mars is visible […]

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Public Night Sky Observing 8/17

When: August 17, 2018 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Where: Watson Soccer field, 1000 Essex Pkwy NW, Rochester, MN 55901, USA

Public Sky Observing of the young Moon, planets Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars, bright stars, double stars, and more by telescope with guidance members of the Rochester Astronomy Club. Bright red Mars with magnitude -2.46 extincted to -1.84 will be visible above South East horizon. Distance from Earth is 0.406 AU (60.8 million kilometers or 3.4 light minutes). Mars is […]

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Public Night Sky Observing 7/20

When: July 20, 2018 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Where: Watson Soccer field, 1000 Essex Pkwy NW, Rochester, MN 55901, USA

Public Sky Observing of the young Moon, planets Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars, bright stars, double stars, and more by telescope with guidance members of the Rochester Astronomy Club. Observing will be on parking North of the Soccer fields at Essex Pkwy; near West River Pkwy NW and 41st ST NW For last minute announcements follow up Rochester Astronomy Club […]