Upcoming Public Events
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, August 12, 7:30-10:00pm
Ansonia Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Ln, Ansonia CT 06401 (map)
Perseid Meteor Shower
Scopes are needed for this event. Observing weather permitting.
Friday, October 5, 8:00-10:00pm
Stratford Point Public Observing
Directions: Off I-95: Take Exit 30 turn left onto Surf ave turn toward School for Aviation,Sikors
Saturday, Octrober 6, 7:00pm
Young’s Park, Branford CT
Public Observing Session
Upcoming Events for ASNH Members
Saturday, August 18, 8:00-10:00pm
Long Wharf Nature Preserve (map)
Stargazing night at a NHLT Preserve. Private event.
Friday, September 7 to Sunday, September 9
Connecticut Star Party – Save the dates!
Edmund D. Strang Scout Camp
Saturday, September 15, 8:00-10:00pm
Cold Spring Farm, 46 Town Road, Colchester (map)
Stargazing night at Colchester Land Trust
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.