Aldrich member captures Mercury transit

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!

Opening night Astrophotography Exhibit at the Spaulding R. Aldrich Heritage Gallery a great success!!!

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.

Fun for all at Aldrich Observatory BBQ and Star Party!

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.

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

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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.

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