Upcoming Public Events

All of these events are free and open to the public. If the weather looks questionable for an observing event, check the ASNH website before you leave home. There will be a scrolling message on the home page if an event has been cancelled.

Friday, July 15, 8:00pm
Boulder Knoll Community Farm
Public outreach event

Friday, August 12, 8:00pm
Ansonia Nature Center, Ansonia, CT (map)
Public observing session

Upcoming Events for ASNH Members

Saturday, July 30, 8:00pm
Trumbull Nature & Arts Center, Trumbull CT
Outreach program: Members and telescopes are needed to help make this event a success.

Saturday, August 13, 8:00pm
Long Wharf Nature Preserve
Stargazing night
(Rain date: Saturday, August 20, 8:00pm)

Friday, September 30 to Sunday, October 2
Connecticut Star Party
Edmund D. Strang Scout Reservation, Goshen CT
Watch for an announcement and registration forms that will be coming later in the summer!


If you have not looked at the newsletter before, check out some of the regular features. There are four useful links in the menu at the top of this page:

Calendar This is a monthly calendar that includes all the scheduled events of ASNH, other regional events of interest, plus the dates and times of noteworthy events in the night sky.

SkyMap This page has a chart of the sky as it appears over the New Haven area at the present date and time. It is constantly updated, so you can go to this page on any clear night to see what is overhead.

Space Place Read the monthly article from Space Place.

Directions This page gives directions to all the locations where regular activities of ASNH take place, including the monthly meeting, public observing sessions, and the annual Connecticut Star Party.

Other regular features can be found within these pages:

Upcoming Public Events Many ASNH events are free and open to the public. These include the monthly meetings, open houses at Bethany Observatory and public observing sessions at Young’s Pond Park in Branford. This section gives the dates, times, and descriptions of these events.

Upcoming Events for ASNH Members These events are for ASNH members only. Some are private observing nights, and others are outreach events where volunteers are needed with the telescopes and equipment.

Night Sky Highlights For those who are new to astronomy, this section lists some objects to observe in the sky during the next few months, whether you are using just your eyes, a pair of binoculars, or a telescope.

Gallery This section will feature recent photographs of celestial targets taken by ASNH members and others. If you have a picture you want to share with us, please submit it to newsletter@asnh.org.

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