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Challenger Star Party a success thanks to . . .

...peninsula residents who attended our latest Star Party! Even though the clouds did not part for viewing our night sky through telescopes, nearly 200 community members showed up to get a peak at our new Magic Planet, participate in team building activities and...
Ice playground construction underway in Fairbanks focus the sun's rays and start a fire, he said.The ice is so clear, the rays go right through it, and one small telescope in the past started a fire on a piece of plywood without melting, Brickley said.Another new attraction this year is an...
Refuge notebook: Dark skies, new telescope cause for celebration

...a pair of binoculars or a telescope adds details that elicit major...recently gifted a spectacular telescope from a local family in memory...back decks become home to telescopes during the winter. The Maklezow...different. A beautiful Celestron telescope was aimed heavenward until...
Minister's Message: Let light shine through your life

...4). The exploration of the universe today is aided by the presence of light and its various energies. Space probes and telescopes provide amazing photos of space. Some space entities emit light, and some reflect it. Psalm 147:4 says "He counts the...
Community Schools

...participants. For more information, call 262-6768. Monday Astronomy Andy Veh will instruct on how to use a star finder and telescopes. Participants are asked to dress for the weather. Class will be held from 7 to 9:45 p.m. today and Feb. 26 in Room...
Challenger Center throws an interstellar star party bring their own telescopes and binoculars...4-inch Newtonian telescopes," East said. "We...It's a shorter telescope so you can see about) how the telescopes work." East, a former...She bought her first telescope and joined the Salt...
Challenger Learning Center receives $50K from BP

...composite of images taken with three space telescopes, Hubble, Spitzer, and Chandra, that...our eyes alone. Until we had these telescopes in space, we could only theorize about...CLCA can see for themselves what these telescopes have been able to capture. We may have...
Winter sky goes out with a bang

...fine triple star in small telescopes Capella close to the zenith...rings can be seen in a small telescope. The asteroid Ceres, currently...example published on Sky & Telescope's Web site. But mostly...seen in binoculars or a small telescope. The crescent moon will be...
Around the District

...develop and hone their essays. Astronomy is being taught this semester at the school. The school is seeking resources and or telescopes the community might have. For more information, call Dave Patat. Parent/teacher conferences will be held Feb. 7. Elementary...
Around the Peninsula

...projects are in full swing. Most students have generated their main topics and are working on their essays. Any resources and telescopes the community might have in helping with astronomy class would be appreciated. Contact Dave Patat. Parent/teacher conferences...


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