Aldrich members Bruce Card, Jim Zebrowski, and Robert Kolesnik participated in the WSU Introductory and Observational Astronomy class on Monday night 2/12. WSU professor Andrew Burkhardt and students first travelled to Aldrich member Bruce Card’s home in Worcester to get a tour of his backyard roll-off roof observatory with his Astrophotography setup. Student got a […]
Aldrich was selected by Sky and Telescope to be a 2024 Eclipse partner. We will be listed as a partner on their 2024 Eclipse website page and all Eclipse events Aldrich will be running will be listed on this page.
Aldrich Astronomical Society was invited to the Florence Sawyer School in Bolton to put on a short indoor STEM program and then follow-up with a Stargazing event using club telescopes outside. The event was extremely well attended with approximately 100 students and their parents and siblings in attendance. Club President Jim Zebrowski gave a 15
This past Saturday Feb 3rd, Aldrich members assisted the Princeton Environmental Action Committee host their Night Sky Fest 2024 event by bringing telescopes, and handing out educational materials and stickers to children and adults attending. Princeton Environmental Action Committee Chair Corey Burnham-Howard had a table with hot chocolate for visitors. The event was well attended
It’s with a sad heart we announce the passing of Gerry Moss, the wife of current Aldrich Secretary and past President Larry Moss after a brief illness. Funeral services were held last Wednesday (January 10th) at the Miles Funeral Home in Holden. The obituary can be found here.
Aldrich Members attended a reception at Worcester State University at the Ghosh Science and Technology Building last evening Monday 12/11/23 from 3:30 to 6 PM which commemorated the Charles Blumsack Antique Telescope collection. Mrs. Blumsack was in attendance and seemed to really enjoy not only the collection but some of the old pictures of not
Aldrich Members Jim St Laurent, Steve Bodine, Jim Zebrowski, and Kim Lemerise met up at the Observatory site on Sunday 11/19/23 to perform some required maintenance on the property. Some of the work performed included batteries removed from Tel-Rads, 3 lead-acid batteries taken home by Kim for warm storage including for laser collimator. The new plaque commemorating
Aldrich members Jim Zebrowski, Kim Lemerise, and Jim St. Laurent hosted Cub Scout Pack 33 from Westminster, and Troop 33 from North Attleboro at the Aldrich Observatory in Oakham on Saturday 11/4. The kids with their parents and troop leaders were all enthusiastic even though the weather didn’t cooperate for telescope observing due to cloud
Aldrich president Jim Zebrowski attended the Boys and Girls club annual STEM event this past Friday night 10/20 in Leominster. Very busy evening with 120 attending – booths from many businesses and colleges – EcoTarium, Audubon, Boston Scientific, WPI, Quinsigamond. Below are pictures from the event.
Opening night this past Friday Oct 13th of the Aura Exhibit at The White Room in Worcester Kelly Square area was very well attended by art patrons in the area. Aldrich members Bruce Card and Kevin Boucher with his wife Nancy very much enjoyed the food and drinks available at the event. There were quite