Join us for this years Pot Luck Supper where you can connect with your fellow Aldrich members and enjoy a great meal and this years speaker Steve Nathan (Associate Professor of Energy Geoscience at Eastern Connecticut State University) who will give us a talk on Climate Change.
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.
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.
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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!Check-out this book on Amazon Amazon
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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
Aldrich President Jim Zebrowski was recently providing education to local children at the Boys and Girls Club at Gardner High School Library by assisting the Mount Wachusett Community College Astronomy Club in their community service program.
Gardner Boys and Girls Club members pose for picture
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Aldrich Astrophotography Group members Kevin Boucher, Len DiPinto, Chris Martel, and Bruce Card attended the Northeast Astro Imaging Conference on April 4th and 5th. We all learned about some great new products being introduced, and did some networking with fellow imagers.
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Larry Moss and his son Steven
Bruce CardRobin BoothA talk on Space SuitsSteve Gallo in line for a talkSolar star party at NEAFKevin, Len, Chris with Adam BlockKevin and Chris with Astrophotographer legend Adam BlockLen buying his new Explora Dome while Kevin/Chris in backgroundKevin in front …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