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HRPO NOW REOPENED

Observatory property is now open to the public. The dates for Wormhole rewards have been revised.

FRIDAY NIGHT LECTURE SERIES RETURNS ON 10 SEPTEMBER

The first Friday Night Lecture Series since the virus shutdowns will take place at 7:30 pm on 10 September. It will not be an electronic lecture. The first electronic lecture will be on Friday 24 September at 7:30 pm, titled “Astrophotography for Youth.” The adult-aimed electronic lectures will return in October.

CURRENT LEVEL SUNSPOT ACTIVITY NOT SEEN IN YEARS

Our Sun☉ now has five Active Regions—2863, 2864, 2866, 2868, 2869. The accompanying sunspot activity is astonishing. Regular solar viewing is scheduled for Saturday 11 September from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm.


Updated by Frederick J. Barnett on Thursday, September 9, 2021, 03:53 PM.

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