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Milky Way stars during public star party

We had great sky conditions for our August 6 public star party at Letha House Park. We didn’t get an exact count, but I think there were between 75 and 100 guests who came for the program, including Park Ranger Bob who stopped … Continue reading

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Public Observing Saturday, August 6

The Cuyahoga Astronomical Association’s (CAA’s) observatory at Letha House Park will be open for public observing Saturday, August 6, from 8:30 to 11:00 PM. Visitors will be treated to telescopic views of the Moon (early), Saturn, and as the sky … Continue reading

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Saturday, September 19: International Observe the Moon Night

The Cuyahoga Astronomical Association (CAA) will host a public observing night at their Letha House Park observatory Saturday night, September 19, from 8:00 to 10:00. For location and observatory information, click here! Come see the moon (and other objects) via members’ … Continue reading

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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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