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Public Night Sky Observing 03/27

When: March 27, 2020 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Oxbow Park, 5731 County Rd 105 NW, Byron, MN 55920, USA

Friday evening Public Sky Observing in 2020: Jan – Mar: Oxbow; May – Oct: Soccer Field 2020 Jan Jan Feb Mar May May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Day 03 31 28 27 015 29 26 24 285 25 23 20 18 Start 6 6 6:30 8 9 9:30 9:45 9:30 8:30 7:30 7 6 6 End 8 […]

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Public Night Sky Observing 02/28

When: February 28, 2020 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Oxbow Park, 5731 County Rd 105 NW, Byron, MN 55920, USA

Friday evening Public Sky Observing in 2020: Jan – Mar: Oxbow; May – Oct: Soccer Field 2020 Jan Jan Feb Mar May May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Day 03 31 28 27 015 29 26 24 285 25 23 20 18 Start 6 6 6:30 8 9 9:30 9:45 9:30 8:30 7:30 7 6 6 End 8 […]

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Public Night Sky Observing 01/31

When: January 31, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Oxbow Park, 5731 County Rd 105 NW, Byron, MN 55920, USA

Friday evening Public Sky Observing in 2020: Jan – Mar: Oxbow; May – Oct: Soccer Field 2020 Jan Jan Feb Mar May May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Day 03 31 28 27 015 29 26 24 285 25 23 20 18 Start 6 6 6:30 8 9 9:30 9:45 9:30 8:30 7:30 7 6 6 End 8 […]

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Public Night Sky Observing 01/03

When: January 3, 2020 @ 6:00 am – 8:00 am
Where: Oxbow Park, 5731 County Rd 105 NW, Byron, MN 55920, USA

Friday evening Public Sky Observing in 2020: Jan – Mar: Oxbow; May – Oct: Soccer Field 2020 Jan Jan Feb Mar May May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Day 03 31 28 27 015 29 26 24 285 25 23 20 18 Start 6 6 6:30 8 9 9:30 9:45 9:30 8:30 7:30 7 6 6 End 8 […]

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Mercury Transit: Monday November 11

When: November 11, 2019 @ 6:30 am – 12:05 pm
Where: Rochester, Rochester, MN, USA

More details for observing site will be added 2019 Transit of Mercury By Fred Espenak SEVEN CENTURY CATALOG OF MERCURY TRANSITS: 1601 CE TO 2300 CE Table from timeanddate.com Event UTC Time Time in Rochester* First location to see the partial transit begin Nov 11 at 12:34:43 Nov 11 at 6:34:43 am Geocentric** partial transit begins (ingress, exterior contact) Nov […]

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Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration

When: July 20, 2019 @ 8:00 pm – July 21, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Where: Oxbow Park and Zoo, 5731 County Rd 105 NW, Byron, MN 55920, USA

Canceled due to flooding in Oxbow Park!   Apollo 11 landed on the Moon 50 years ago, and we are going to commemorate this event by observing Apollo 11 landing site on the Moon in the smooth terrain of the Sea of Tranquility, close to crater Theophilus(next to Cyrillus). Moon is rising after 11 PM, so we are going to […]

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Spring Astronomy Day – Night sky observing

When: May 11, 2019 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Where: History Center of Olmsted County, 1195 W Circle Dr, Rochester, MN 55902, USA

Public Sky Observing of the young Moon – 7.3 days after New Moon, planet  Mars, bright stars, double stars, and more by telescope with guidance members of the Rochester Astronomy Club outside at the History Center on the West Circle Dr. On the Moon will be possible to see landing sites for Apollo 11, 15(on terminator), 16, 17. see NASA […]

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Monthly Club Meeting

When: April 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Randy's House, 1904 Summit Dr NE, Rochester, MN 55906, USA

Monthly Club Meeting – Free and open to the public. annual outdoor meeting! This meeting is being held at Randy’s house.

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ALCON 2019

When: July 25, 2019 – July 29, 2019 all-day
Where: HOLIDAY INN TITUSVILLE, Titusville, FL, USA

The Astronomical League was organized on November 15, 1946 under the leadership of Dr. Harlow Shapley. At present, the Astronomical League is a federation of 280+ astronomical societies throughout the United States and several foreign countries. It is one of the largest general astronomical organizations in the world. National Conventions take place yearly in various locations throughout the country over […]

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NCRAL 2019

When: May 3, 2019 – May 5, 2019 all-day
Where: Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center, 101 18th St, Moline, IL 61265, USA

Astronomical Voyages of Discovery: Past, Present & Future NCRAL2019.org NCRAL 2019 hosted by Popular Astronomy Club (PAC) in Moline, Illinois May 3-5 2019