On Supernovae, and Not Touching Telescopes!

Our featured presentation will be given by Dr. Chris D’Andrea, from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pennsylvania. Chris will give a brief overview of supernovae and cosmology, related too his research as an astrophysicist at the University of Pennsylvania.  He’ll talk about what they are and the ways in…

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Area Solar Eclipse Activities and Events

Solar Eclipse Activities on August 21st 2017 This is only a list of activities/events that we know about.   Upper Moreland Free Library                                1- 4 PM           Click here for details 109 Park Avenue Willow Grove, PA Southampton Free Library                                      1:30 – 3 PM    Click here for details 947 Street…

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Eclipse Web Links

Total Eclipse Live Streams https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/eclipse-live-stream https://www.exploratorium.edu/eclipse What time is the eclipse? https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/ Pinhole Viewers http://hilaroad.com/camp/projects/eclipse_viewer/eclipse_viewer.html Eclipse Safety https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/safety https://www.space.com/35555-total-solar-eclipse-safety-tips.html Eclipse Information https://www.greatamericaneclipse.com/ https://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/solar.html Certified Solar Safe Eclipse Glasses (where to buy) Rainbow Symphony https://www.rainbowsymphony.com/eclipse-glasses/ American Paper Optics https://www.amazon.com/American-Paper-Optics/pages/10809333011 Thousand Oaks Optical https://www.amazon.com/Solar-Eclipse-Glasses-Pack-Certified/dp/B00KDGJ2K0/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1500559922&sr=8-2&keywords=thousand+oaks+optical Bucks-Mont Astronomical Association Website: http://www.bma2.org Email: info@bma2.org “Like”…

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2017 Perseid Meteor Shower

People have fond memories sitting out on warm summer nights enjoying this annual meteor shower. It often gets some exposure by the media, but rarely do they take the time to explain some key aspects of the event. Let’s review some of these aspects to give everyone a better understanding…

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