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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.

Sunday, October 16, 7:00pm
Madison Surf Club, Madison, CT
Madison Moon Light Walk

Friday, October 21, 8:00pm
Silver Sands State Park, Milford, CT
Public observing session

Saturday, October 22, 8:00pm
Young’s Pond Park, Branford, CT
Public observing session

Tuesday, October 25, 7:00 pm
Yale Leitner Student Observatory
General monthly meeting

Friday, November 4, 8:00pm
Silver Sands State Park, Milford, CT
Public observing session

Saturday, November 5, 8:00pm
Young’s Pond Park, Branford, CT
Public observing session

Tuesday, November 29, 7:00 pm
Yale Leitner Student Observatory
General monthly meeting

Upcoming Events for ASNH Members

Friday, October 7, 7:00pm
Regional Water Authority, Lake Gaillard, North Branford CT
Stargazing night
(Rain date: Saturday, October 8, 8:00pm)

Friday, October 28, 7:00pm
Camp Cedarcrest Hautoree, Orange CT (map)
Outreach program: Members and telescopes are needed for this event

Thursday, November 10, 7:00-8:00pm
Mathewson Elementary PTA Family Science Night, Milford CT (map)
Outreach program: Members and telescopes are needed for this event

Friday, November 11, 8:00pm
Trumbull Nature & Arts Center, Trumbull CT
Outreach program: Members and telescopes are needed for this event.
(Rain date: Saturday, November 12, 8:00pm)

Features

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 and public observing sessions at Young’s Pond Park in Branford and Silver Sands State Park in Milford. 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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