The 3M Observatory will be open on Saturday evenings beginning in January when we are running public programs, and the sky is clear.
There's always something interesting happening in astronomy.
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There are also links to space craft mission pages, astronomy magazines, Astronomy Picture of the Day, and more.
The Science@NASA team is pleased to announce a new product: the ScienceCast. Every week, we produce a short video highlighting a topic in NASA science news. A complete list of ScienceCast episodes may be found on Science@NASA's YouTube channel. Enjoy!
"365 Days of Astronomy" podcast available. The International Astronomical Union (yes, the same guys that demoted Pluto a couple years ago) and several other organizations are sponsoring a daily podcast of astronomical interest. This is a continuation of the "International Year of Astronomy." The 'casts are designed for the general public, not for scientists, so give one a listen. To hear and/or read today's article, go to 365 Days of Astronomy.
We are the first large planetarium in New Jersey to install a digital projection system. Six powerful, high definition projectors combine real images and computer animations to create an immersive "you-are-there" style experience.
With DigitalSky 2, audiences feel as though they are zooming through the solar system, past the Milky Way, and to the very edges of the universe.
Featured in all of our shows.
What? You've never seen a satellite pass overhead?
There are many satellites that pass by each night.
At Satellite Flybys type in your zip code and find the times you can see them.
Astronomy is known for its many "pretty pictures," and Astronomy Picture of the Day shows them off well. They also include a paragraph describing the image and links to follow to learn more.