Author Archives: Hugh Crowl

About Hugh Crowl

Astronomy Faculty Member

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 … Continue reading

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Spring 2019 Observing Details Coming Soon

The full schedule for Spring, 2019 public observing nights will be posted here soon. Our first night of the Spring term will be Wednesday, February 27, 2019, starting at 7pm. Hope to see you out there!

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Schedule for Spring 2018 Term Coming Soon

Stickney Observatory is closed over Bennington’s winter break. We will re-open again in late February. Keep an eye on our schedule page for our Spring 2018 observing schedule in the next couple weeks.

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Observing Cancelled for Saturday, October 7

We’re canceling observing tonight (Saturday, October 7) due to a cloudy forecast. The next chance to observe is Wednesday, October 11 at 7:30pm. Hopefully the weather will cooperate.

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Observing Cancelled for Friday, October 6

Family Weekend observing is cancelled for tonight, Friday, October 6 due to clouds. We’ll try again tomorrow night, Saturday, October 7! Check back here after 5pm on Saturday to see if we’ll be able to observe!

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Spring 2017 Observing

We have set the nights for observing for the Spring term. The scheduled observing nights are: Thursday, March 16 at 8:00pm Thursday, March 30 at 8:00pm Wednesday, April 5 at 8:30pm Thursday, April 20 at 8:30pm Wednesday, May 3 at … Continue reading

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Public Observing to Resume in March

Stickney observatory is currently closed for the Winter, but we will re-open for public observing in early March. Check back here during late February for details!

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Friday Family/Alumni Weekend Observing Clouded Out; Saturday Looks Promising…

The clouds (and, perhaps, rain) make observing tonight impossible (9/23). Tomorrow (Saturday, 9/24) looks a lot better. Check back here after 5pm on Saturday to be sure we’ll be out there, but it is forecasted to be a crisp, clear … Continue reading

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Fall 2016 Observing Schedule

Below is the observing schedule for the Fall 2016 term. Remember that observing can only happen if it’s clear, so make sure to check back here (or on Twitter: @StickneyObs) on the evening of observing. The nights for the Spring are:  Thursday, … Continue reading

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