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Latest News

Space Schedule September

Sept. 1: Asteroid 2011 ES4 will make a close flyby of Earth, passing by at a safe distance of 0.0...

Neptune at Opposition Sept. 11

On September 11, Neptune reaches opposition, when it is 180 degrees from the sun in our sky. In ...

Perseid Meteor Shower 

Looking up this month you will be able to catch the Perseid meteor shower widely viewed as one of...

Jupiter & Saturn at Opposition!

If you have been looking up recently, you probably noticed that two planets have been very bright...

Congratulations NASA & SpaceX with a Successful Launch!

The United States opened a new era of human space travel on Saturday as SpaceX launched astronaut...

Comet Atlas- "She's breaking up captain!" Comet SWAN- on the horizon.

Comet ATLAS (C/2019 Y4) continues to shed fragments while slowly fading. But it isn't dead yet!Ob...

SuperMoon, Lyrids Meteor Shower and Comet Atlas

The moon will be the main feature in the night sky during the first week of April as it will be t...

Betelgeuse and the Boom

Normally a bright, obvious red point on the constellation Orion’s shoulder, Betelgeuse is one of ...

Star Party Feb. 15th

Our last star party was canceled due to poor observing conditions. Our next star party is Februar...

Mars behind the Moon Feb. 18th

Many people believe that the very best time to observe the moon is when there is a full moon. Whe...

Quadrantid Meteor Shower Jan 4th

Happy New Year OCTelescope friends!The Quadrantids or "Quads" have a strange history. While most ...

Geminid Meteor Shower Dec. 13

On the night of December 13th, the annual Geminid meteor shower will reach its highest activity i...
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