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CHANGE OF PLANS: Mirror Silvering Workshop is Cancelled

On Saturday, August 20, 2022, there WILL be a star party at Brower Observatory at 9:00pm, as originally planned.

But…

There WILL NOT be a silvering workshop before the star party at 4:00pm.

Sorry for the last-minute change. A shipment of chemicals necessary to the workshop did not arrive as expected, so it will not . . . → Read More: CHANGE OF PLANS: Mirror Silvering Workshop is Cancelled

CMAS Schedule Through December, 2022

Star parties have started again, at our favorite old haunts and some new locations.

Stars Over Katahdin moves to the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument. Same darkest skies, same mountain, but better for the organizers, so better for us!

Nothing beats Maine’s dark skies in Katahdin Woods and Waters, but for man-made amazement, nothing . . . → Read More: CMAS Schedule Through December, 2022

Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn — Another Chance!

Yesterday, the Gods of the Clouds denied our view of the Great Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn, but tonight, we may or may not get a second chance! The usual, dueling weather forecasts of Maine say that the clouds will clear, possibly soon enough to see the conjunction before it sets at 6:20pm (but, remember, . . . → Read More: Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn — Another Chance!