Astronomy

Current & Upcoming

Star Watch with the Astronomy Club

Oct 01, 2021 8:00PM—10:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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We’ll share the night sky with you in the Observatory, and we’ll also point out some constellations and tell a few star stories.  Cancelled if cloudy.  Registration appreciated so that we can inform you if the event is cancelled.

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Explore the Moon – Online

Oct 07, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

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Celebrate “Observe the Moon” Month with us!  The Moon is the one sky object on which you can see plenty of detail with a modest telescope or even binoculars. Join us for this online discussion with David Gill, TWC Astronomy Club President.  He will discuss what you can see when you explore the moon yourself…

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The First Steps Into the Future – online

Oct 16, 2021 2:00PM—3:00PM

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 Join us for a virtual program at 2:00pm to learn about Artemis, NASA’s next lunar exploration program. The speaker will be Jeffrey Woytach, with the NASA John H. Glenn Research Center, LSB/Science and Space Technology Systems Branch.  He is currently lead systems engineer for the Next Generation Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator Project.  He will share the new…

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International Observe the Moon Night

Oct 16, 2021 7:30PM—11:30PM

The Wilderness Center Wilmot, OH 44689

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International Observe the Moon Night is a time to come together with fellow Moon enthusiasts and curious people worldwide. Everyone on Earth is invited to learn about lunar science and exploration, take part in celestial observations, and honor cultural and personal connections to the Moon. Join us here at The Wilderness Center to view from…

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Under the Night Sky – online

Oct 29, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

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Come explore the constellation Perseus, the Hero. Learn where to look for the constellation, some of its interesting facts, a myth or two and we’ll explore some of the beautiful deep sky objects in this constellation.

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Astronomy Club Meeting

Oct 29, 2021 7:30PM—9:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW , 44689

Join us for a member presentation on an astronomical topic followed by a short business meeting and observing if the sky is clear.

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Star Watch with the Astronomy Club

Nov 05, 2021 8:00PM—10:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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We’ll share the night sky with you in the Observatory, and we’ll also point out some constellations and tell a few star stories.  Cancelled if cloudy.  Registration appreciated so that we can inform you if the event is cancelled.

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Dark Sky Conservation Conference

Nov 06, 2021 9:30AM—4:00PM

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Join us for a full day of speakers covering topics including how to be a dark sky citizen scientist, Lights Out Ohio and the dark sky initiative, and how evolutionary biology can inform conservation policy and land managers on how to better mitigate sensory pollution.  This virtual program will take place via Zoom.  Registrants will…

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Night Hike to Telescopes

Nov 12, 2021 8:00PM—11:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Experience The Wilderness Center at night.  Enjoy a naturalist-led hike and learn about the nightlife in our forest.  Then end your experience enjoying the night sky above viewing the Moon and deep sky objects in the observatory. We’ll also point out some constellations and tell a few star stories.  Telescopes cancelled if cloudy.  Bring your…

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Under the Night Sky – online

Nov 26, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Online

Come explore the constellation Auriga, the Charioteer. Learn where to look for the constellation, some of its interesting facts, a myth or two and we’ll explore some of the beautiful deep sky objects in this constellation.

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Past | Archive

Under the Night Sky – online

Sep 24, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Online

Astronomy Club Meeting

Sep 24, 2021 7:30PM—9:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689