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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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