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Clear skies for July 25 public stargazing

by William Murmann, CAA President We had another successful public star party last night (July 25) for the Medina County Park System. CAA members brought 12 personal telescopes to Letha House Park for the 9 PM event. Our observatory director, Jay Reynolds, manned … Continue reading

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Major observatory donated to RASC

Richmond Hill, ON – In what astronomers might describe as “stellar news,” Corsica Development Inc. is donating the David Dunlap Observatory (DDO) to the facility’s long-time stewards – the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Toronto Centre. The observatory is 80 … Continue reading

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Observatory improvements stellar

by William Murmann, CAA President Observatory Director Jay Reynolds recently reported the good news about our Letha House Park observatory. Jay told me that he and Bruce Lane went out last week and made the final adjustments on our 16-inch Meade.  … Continue reading

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Fireball thrills observers

Published on Sep 28, 2013 Last night, a meteor exploded in the skies above the US midwest. Witnesses report shadows cast upon the ground, unusual sounds, and a swirling contrail marking the aftermath of the blast. A NASA all-sky camera … Continue reading

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Observatory Park is dedicated

The Geauga Park District’s new Observatory Park was dedicated on Saturday, August 20, with a program from 4 PM to midnight. CAA members Bill Murmann, Bob Wiersma, and Susan Petsche attended the event, which also marked the 50th Anniversary celebration … Continue reading

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Geauga’s Observatory Park grand opening August 20

A special evening of activities is planned marking the 50th anniversary of the Geauga Park District. The event also serves as the public’s first viewing of its newest park, Observatory Park. Plans call for everything to get underway at 4:00 … Continue reading

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