Category | Observing

By Susie Murph on June 25, 2018 in

Amateur Astronomers: Get Ready for Brand New Space Science Badges for Girl Scouts! The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP), as part of a team led by the SETI Institute that includes Girl Scouts of Northern California, Girl Scouts of the USA, University of Arizona, and Aries Scientific at Goddard Space Flight Center, are creating […]

By Susie Murph on February 1, 2018 in

If you had an interesting experience last year observing the Eclipse, with us or elsewhere, and are interested in writing about it, we have an opportunity from the ASP! The Astronomical Society of the Pacific is pleased to announce a new book to document and celebrate the efforts of professional astronomers, outreach professionals, citizen scientists, […]

By jagrier on August 31, 2017 in

This post is from Jennifer Grier, one of our CosmoQuest team members from our partner the Planetary Science Institute. I had the opportunity to view the eclipse with my husband and fellow scientist Andy Rivkin, and fellow PSI scientist Karen Stockstill Cahill, along with about 200 other folks on the lawn at the John’s Hopkins […]

By Susie Murph on August 24, 2017 in

The Great American Eclipse was a wonderful event – and in case you didn’t get to experience totality from where you were, we have you covered. Our own Dr. Pamela L. Gay from CosmoQuest and the Astronomical Society of the Pacific was on location in Carbondale, IL, the site of longest totality, all day with […]

By StarStryder on June 20, 2017 in

The Great North American Eclipse is coming to darken your world. (At least if your world will have you in North America on August 21). CosmoQuest was designed by a team of people who get rained on a lot, so all our science efforts rely on an internet archives instead of on new observations. This […]