Northfield Library Astrophotography Exhibit opens 7/16

Aldrich Astrophotography group opens up a new exhibit at Northfield Dickinson Memorial Library on 7/16. The exhibit will remain at the library until the end of August. There will be a lecture on Tuesday July 30th on the challenges/rewards of taking Astrophotography pictures.

Astrophotography Lecture at East Longmeadow Library a BIG Success!

On the evening of Monday 6/24, Aldrich Astrophotography group members Len DiPinto and Kevin Boucher, along with club president Jim Zebrowski hosted a lecture on Astrophotography at the East Longmeadow Public Library Community room. The event was extremely well attended by 27 library patrons.

Aldrich Community Education Center GoFundMe Campaign

We need donations for our Community Education Center. Aldrich has a GoFundMe Campaign in progress to gather the remaining funding we need to build this Center which will service New England. We have already started some of the infrastructure such as a completed septic system. Click here for more information

Announcing the new Aldrich Store

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In the News

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Aldrich member Catherine Zebrowski has recently published her book "Sleepwalking Backwards" after many years of hard work. As the cover implies this book of fiction has an astronomy theme. Check it out if you get a chance and congratulate Catherine if you see her!

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Starfest 2017 at Anna Maria College cancelled for this year due to member travels to the August 21st Solar Eclipse.

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