Berks County Amateur Astronomical Society

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Public Events

7/22/17 Shiloh Hills Solar Program

Saturday, July 22, 2017, 1:00 PM, Shiloh Hills Park, 303 Sage Drive, Sinking Spring, PA 19608

Cloud or rain date is Sunday, July 23. Check here for status.

Free public program - come learn about the Sun and the August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse. View the Sun safely through special telescopes.

Spring Township would like you to call 610-678-5399 to register.

We will meet in the parking lot.  For more details, check Spring Twp website:  http://www.springtwpberks.org/family-events/

Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/wR5RPWDQz1v

 

8/11/17 Shiloh Hills Star Watch

Friday, August 11, 2017, 8:30 PM, Parking lot at Shiloh Hills Park, 303 Sage Drive, Sinking Spring, PA 19608

Cloud/rain date is August 12 at 8:30pm. Check here if to see if the event has been postponed due to clouds.

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/wR5RPWDQz1v

Club members will have their telescopes set up to show planets, galaxies and nebulae.  Free public event.

For more details, check Spring Twp website:  http://www.springtwpberks.org/family-events/

Call Spring Township at 610-678-5399 to register.

 

 

8/26/17 Nolde Forest Talk and Star Watch

August 26, 2017, 8:00 PM, Nolde Forest State Park, 2910 New Holland Road, Reading, PA 19607

The public is invited to attend a talk in McConnell Hall, rain or shine, followed by observing through Club member's telescopes if weather permits.

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/NC43f

 

9/22/17 Heritage Center Talk and Star Watch

Friday, September 22, 2017, 7:30 PM, Berks County Heritage Center, 1102 Red Bridge Road, Reading PA 19605

Join Berks Astronomy for a talk in the lower level of the barn, regardless of the weather. After the talk, if it is clear, club members will have their telescopes set up for observing.

Free and open to the public.

Link to map:  https://goo.gl/maps/428C5xgUCRs

 

 

9/23/17 Wyomissing Parks and Rec Star Watch

Saturday, September 23, 2017, 7:30 to 9:00 PM - Night Hike and Star Watch

Park at Wyomissing Parkland parking lot, 2114 Parkview Drive, Wyomissing, PA (On the left just inside the entrance to The Highlands of Wyomissing.) Observing will be a short hike inside the park.

Contact Wyomissing Parks and Rec. Dept, 610-376-7481 with questions.

The public is invited to view the night sky through club member telescopes and learn about different objects we will be seeing.

Please note - our telescopes can't see through clouds, so if it is cloudy, check here to see if the event has been cancelled.

(Astronomy Club members with telescopes will be permitted to drive to the observing site.)

 



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