Calendar

All events are free and open to the public.  Outdoor events are subject to cancellation or postponement due to to weather–check our Facebook or Twitter feed to get the latest scheduling updates.


August 23, 2019
  • VAS - Member & Invited Guests

    August 23, 2019  7:45 pm - 11:45 pm

    At the HOS (Hinesburg Observing Site). ONE of 2 nights only, either Friday or Saturday depending on the weather. Gate opens 7:45 PM, full darkness 9:20 PM. Deep Sky observing.

    We may consider having a potluck dinner/picnic before observing starts, let us know what you think.

    Contact info@vtastro.org

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  • Spontaneous Night Under the Stars

    August 23, 2019  8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    70 Poor Farm Rd. Alburgh VT

    Free and Open to the Public.

    1 of 3 nights depending on weather, Friday, Saturday or Sunday, Aug. 23, 24 or 25.

    Joe Comeau will once again hold public observing at his observatory, Orchard Hill Observatory at 70 Poor Farm Rd. Alburgh VT.

    Activities will begin at dusk. This will be a no-cost event for people of all ages. Families with children are welcome.

    VAS members are invited to bring their telescopes to show participants around the summer sky. There will be a slide show of pictures taken by Astronomical Society members. Invite your friends for an exciting evening.

    Contact Joe at 802-238-1664 or jkcomeau@hotmail.com

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August 24, 2019
  • VAS - RAIN DATE - Member & Invited Guests -Rain Date

    August 24, 2019  7:45 pm - 11:45 pm

    At the HOS (Hinesburg Observing Site). ONE of 2 nights only, either Friday or Saturday depending on the weather. Gate opens 7:45 PM, full darkness 9:20 PM. Deep Sky observing.

    We may consider having a potluck dinner/picnic before observing starts, let us know what you think.

    Contact info@vtastro.org

    See more details

     

     

  • RAIN DATE - Spontaneous Night Under the Stars

    August 24, 2019  8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    70 Poor Farm Rd. Alburgh VT

    Free and Open to the Public.

    This is a rain date only.
    1 of 3 nights depending on weather, Friday, Saturday or Sunday, Aug. 23, 24 or 25.

    Joe Comeau will once again hold public observing at his observatory, Orchard Hill Observatory at 70 Poor Farm Rd. Alburgh VT.

    Activities will begin at dusk. This will be a no-cost event for people of all ages. Families with children are welcome.

    VAS members are invited to bring their telescopes to show participants around the summer sky. There will be a slide show of pictures taken by Astronomical Society members. Invite your friends for an exciting evening.

    Contact Joe at 802-238-1664 or jkcomeau@hotmail.com

    See more details

     

     

August 25, 2019
  • RAIN DATE - Spontaneous Night Under the Stars

    August 25, 2019  8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    70 Poor Farm Rd. Alburgh VT

    Free and Open to the Public.

    This is a rain date only.
    1 of 3 nights depending on weather, Friday, Saturday or Sunday, Aug. 23, 24 or 25.

    Joe Comeau will once again hold public observing at his observatory, Orchard Hill Observatory at 70 Poor Farm Rd. Alburgh VT.

    Activities will begin at dusk. This will be a no-cost event for people of all ages. Families with children are welcome.

    VAS members are invited to bring their telescopes to show participants around the summer sky. There will be a slide show of pictures taken by Astronomical Society members. Invite your friends for an exciting evening.

    Contact Joe at 802-238-1664 or jkcomeau@hotmail.com

    See more details

     

     

August 27, 2019
  • Solar Viewing - Burlington VT

    August 27, 2019  9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Solar viewing at Burlington Farmers Market.

    VAS coordinator, Joel Greene, joelmgreene1@gmail.com. Or email info@vtastro.org

    See more details

     

     

August 31, 2019
  • GMA - Members only event

    August 31, 2019
    Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Rd, Castleton, VT 05735, USA

    GMA Members Only, Hubbardton Battlefield.

    Contact Ron Lewis for info
    802-779-5913 (cell)
    802-247-5913 (home)
    vtpoet@gmail.com

    See more details

     

     

September 7, 2019
  • GMA - Hubbardton Battlefield Public Event

    September 7, 2019
    Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Rd, Castleton, VT 05735, USA

    Public Outreach, Hubbardton Battlefield Astronomy Night, sky viewing begins at 8:00 PM.

    Contact Ron Lewis for info
    802-779-5913 (cell)
    802-247-5913 (home)
    vtpoet@gmail.com

    See more details

     

     

September 14, 2019
  • Solar Viewing - Burlington VT

    September 14, 2019  9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Solar viewing at Burlington Farmers Market.

    VAS coordinator, Joel Greene, joelmgreene1@gmail.com. Or email info@vtastro.org

    See more details

     

     

September 20, 2019
  • GMA - Orwell Star Party

    September 20, 2019

    Orwell Star Party & Observatory Visit (GMA assisting)(Moon rises 10:30 PM)

    Contact Ron Lewis for info
    802-779-5913 (cell)
    802-247-5913 (home)
    vtpoet@gmail.com

    See more details

     

     

September 28, 2019
  • GMA - Members only event

    September 28, 2019
    Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Rd, Castleton, VT 05735, USA

    GMA Members Only, Hubbardton Battlefield.

    Contact Ron Lewis for info
    802-779-5913 (cell)
    802-247-5913 (home)
    vtpoet@gmail.com

    See more details

     

     

October 8, 2019
  • Public Star Gazing-Dorothy Allen Memorial Library

    October 8, 2019  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    195 Central School Dr, Williston, VT 05495, USA

    Free and open to the public
    Setting up at the Williston Community Park, 195 Central School Dr, Williston, VT

    View the Moon, planets and Deep Sky Objects.

    Sponsored by the Dorothy Allen Memorial Library and VAS.

    Library contact - Kathy Deluca, 802-878-4918 or outreach@williston.lib.vt.us
    VAS contact - Terri Zittritsch, theresamarie11@gmail.com
    or info@vtastro.org

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October 10, 2019
  • Public Star Gazing - Waterbury VT

    October 10, 2019  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Waterbury Public Library, 28 North Main Street, Suite 2, Waterbury, VT

    Rain Date Oct. 11 
    Viewing Jupiter, Saturn & the Moon. 

    Location: Waterbury Recreation Field just South of the library. 

    Contact: Waterbury Public Library, 28 North Main Street, Suite 2, Waterbury, VT. Judi Byron, (802) 244-7036. VAS coordinator, Joe Comeau, jkcomeau@hotmail.com 802-769-267. Or email info@vtastro.org

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October 11, 2019
  • Public Star Gazing - Waterbury VT - Rain Date

    October 11, 2019  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Waterbury Public Library, 28 North Main Street, Suite 2, Waterbury, VT

    Rain Date Only 
    Viewing Jupiter, Saturn & the Moon. 

    Location: Waterbury Recreation Field just South of the library. 

    Contact: Waterbury Public Library, 28 North Main Street, Suite 2, Waterbury, VT. Judi Byron, (802) 244-7036. VAS coordinator, Joe Comeau, jkcomeau@hotmail.com 802-769-267. Or email info@vtastro.org

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October 19, 2019
  • GMA - Homecoming & Family Weekend

    October 19, 2019
    Castleton University, 62 Alumni Dr, Castleton, VT 05735, USA

    Public Outreach, Homecoming & Family Weekend, Castleton University (Moon rises 10:01 PM)

    Contact Ron Lewis for info
    802-779-5913 (cell)
    802-247-5913 (home)
    vtpoet@gmail.com

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