Public Star Gazing Events


All events listed below are free and open to the public.

Bring extra clothes (even in the Summer). We want you to have an enjoyable and comfortable experience.

Please check this page for last minute cancellations.


Events sponsored by VAS and local libraries or other organizations

March 25th – Earth Hour – VAS will again be participating in Earth Hour in Burlington. We’ll be set up with telescopes at the north end of Church St. on the lawn of the Unitarian Universalist Church this Saturday starting at 8:30pm. Everyone is welcome to stop by to say hello and take a look at the night sky through a telescope.

April 29th – Astronomy Day – Public star party at Dorset Park and / or Burlington Waterfront. The moon will be 3 days old and Jupiter will be in good position.

May 13th at 1 PM – Telescope Clinic and Messier Day – Paul Walker will show images of Messier and other objects he has photographed that can be seen with a small telescope. Held at Brownell Library in Essex Junction.


Events sponsored by Green Mountain Astronomers (GMA)

(our sister club based in the Rutland, VT area) (NOTE the name change)

Contact:  Ron Lewis at 802-779-5913 or vtpoet@gmail.com

 

Apr 28 or Apr 29 (rain date) – Castleton University – Castleton Night of Wonder, Paramount Theater Auction Prize

Jun 13 – Castleton University – Concert Series. Observing after the concert.

Jun 20 – Castleton University – Concert Series. Observing after the concert.

Jun 24 – Hubbardton Battlefield – Solar viewing during the day with Deep Sky viewing at night.

Jun 27 – Castleton University – Concert Series. Observing after the concert.

Jul 4 – Castleton University – Concert Series. Observing after the concert.

Jul 8 – Hubbardton Battlefield – Hubbardton Battlefield Reenactment.

Jul 11 – Castleton University – Concert Series. Observing after the concert.

Jul 18 – Castleton University – Concert Series. Observing after the concert.

Jul 25 – Castleton University – Concert Series. Observing after the concert.

Aug 1 – Castleton University – Concert Series. Observing after the concert.

Aug 8 – Castleton University – Concert Series. Observing after the concert.

Aug 15 – Castleton University – Concert Series. Observing after the concert.

Aug 21 – Castleton University – Solar Eclipse viewing.

Aug 26 – Hubbardton Battlefield – Solar viewing during the day with Deep Sky viewing at night.

Sep 23 – Hubbardton Battlefield – Solar viewing during the day with Deep Sky viewing at night.

Oct 14 – Hubbardton Battlefield – Solar viewing during the day with Deep Sky viewing at night.


info@vtastro.org

Updated: 3/14/2017