Our own Aldrich Member Matthew OMalley managed to capture some amazing pictures of the recent Mercury transit by travelling to southern Connecticut.
Great job Matt!
On the evening of Friday Nov 1st the opening of a 2 month exhibit at the Spaulding R. Aldrich Heritage Gallery in Whitinsville was very well attended by many enthusiastic patrons of astronomy photos.
Aldrich had the Observatory BBQ and Star Party on 8/10. A great many Aldrich members attended with their spouses and children. During the day we ate great food and shot off air-burst rockets in the field which the kids just loved. At night we were able to stargaze with the club observatory and the club 15" dobsonian.
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Everyone had a good time at the annual Potluck Supper on Saturday 10/26. A very interesting talk on Climate Change was provided by Professor Steve Nathan. The food spread was DELICIOUS and enjoyed by all.Click here for Pictures and details AAS
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The opening night of the Astrophotography Exhibit at the VallyCast Spaulding R. Aldrich Heritage Gallery in Whitinsville was very well attended on the evening of Friday Nov 1st. Refreshments were provided by our ValleyCAST hosts. We were able to view the Moon and Saturn with …Continue Reading
The Massachusetts Outdoor Expo, fondly referred to as The Big M.O.E., started out with a group of sportsmen and women who wanted to create an opportunity for kids of all ages to learn more about outdoor skills, wildlife and conservation. They approached the Hamilton Rod and Gun …Continue Reading
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. Len DiPinto did an excellent job giving the presentation. The event …Continue Reading
Our intrepid Library Telescope Coordinator, John Root, and club president, Jim Zebrowksi, made the trip out to Southborough on August 25th—to present library’s new telescope. John Root has been instrumental in deploying close to 85 telescopes statewide over the past few years to public libraries …Continue Reading