Observing on for tonight, July 9!

The weather looks great for observing tonight, July 9, 2019. We’ll start in the Dickinson Science Building, Room 232 (#4 on the campus map) at 8:30pm, then walk down to the observatory together.

Hope to see you tonight!

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Summer Observing Opportunities

While Stickney Observatory is closed for most of the summer, we will have two special viewing opportunities this summer, in collaboration with our local libraries and the Universe of Stories summer reading program.

On Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 8:30pm (Cloud night: July 10), in collaboration with North Bennington’s John G. McCullough Free Library, we will host an astronomy night, including observing. We will meet in Room 232 of the Dickinson Science Building on Bennington’s campus (see #4 on this map). If it is cloudy, we will delay to July 10 at 8:30pm. Check back here after 5pm on July 9 to verify on which night we will have observing. 

On Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 8:45 pm (Cloud Date: August 7), in collaboration with the Bennington Free Library, we will hold observing at the observatory (see #7 on this map). If it is cloudy, we will delay until August 7 at 8:45pm.
Check back here after 5pm on August 6 to verify on which night we will have observing.

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Public Observing May 29, 2019–Cancelled

Our last observing night has been cancelled due to weather. Enjoy your summer and a schedule for the Fall 2019 term will be uploaded at the end of summer!

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Public Observing May 22, 2019–Cancelled

Looks like there are quite a few clouds, so public observing has been cancelled tonight. Our last night is May 29, 2019 at 9:30pm. Let’s hope it’s clear!

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Public Observing May 15, 2019–Cancelled

Public observing has been cancelled tonight due to inclement weather. Our next night is May 22 at 9:30 pm!

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Public Observing May 8, 2019–Come out!

We hope to see you at Stickney Observatory tonight at 9:30pm!

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Public Observing May 1, 2019–Cancelled

Public observing has been cancelled tonight due to weather. Our next night is May 8, 2019 at 9:30 pm.

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Public Observing April 24, 2019–Cancelled

Public observing tonight has been cancelled due to weather. Our next night is May 1, 2019 at 9:30 pm!

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Public Observing April 17, 2019–COME OUT

We hope to see you tonight at 9:00pm at Stickney!

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Public Observing April 3, 2019–Cancelled!

Clouds have rolled in. Observing tonight is cancelled.

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