Sussex County Astronomy Society

Your local guide for astronomical happenings



 

 

 

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Current Sun

AIA 304

Best for Filaments and Prominences

 

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Latest Image from NASA's SDO

 

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NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory!

 

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Live Sunspots

HMI Intensitygram

Best for Sunspots

 

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Latest Image from NASA's SDO

 

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NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory!

 

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New Member

Welcome

Mike Potter as our newest member!

 

 

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Welcome!

 

Upcoming Meetings

Thursday, August 6th, 2015 at 6:00 PM

  • Milton Public Library
    • 121 Union Street, Milton, DE
  • Meeting topics to include:
    • What's in the night sky for the month of March
    • Update on future events
    • Lecture on Quasars

 

Upcoming Events

July

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30th - NASA Wallops Night Sky Summer Series

In conjunction with the NASA Wallops Visitor Center, the National Park Service, and Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
  • WHO: Open to the public
  • WHAT: Nearly Full Moon, Saturn, Galactic Center, various nebula, & other objects
  • WHERE: Assateague Island, VA
  • WHEN: Thursday, July 30th, 2015
    • 7:30-10:00 PM
    • Please plan to arrive early enough to have your telescope setup by 7:00 PM!

August

13th - NASA Wallops Night Sky Summer Series - Perseid Meteor Shower

In conjunction with the NASA Wallops Visitor Center, the National Park Service, and Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
  • WHO: Open to the public
  • WHAT: Perseid Meteor Shower, Saturn, Galactic Center, various nebula, & other objects
  • WHERE: Assateague Island, VA
  • WHEN: Thursday, August 13th, 2015
    • 7:30-10:00 PM
    • Please plan to arrive early enough to have your telescope setup by 7:00 PM!

27th - NASA Wallops Night Sky Summer Series

In conjunction with the NASA Wallops Visitor Center, the National Park Service, and Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
  • WHO: Open to the public
  • WHAT: Waxing Gibbous Moon, Saturn, Galactic Center, various nebula, & other objects
  • WHERE: Assateague Island, VA
  • WHEN: Thursday, August 27th, 2015
    • 7:30-10:00 PM
    • Please plan to arrive early enough to have your telescope setup by 7:00 PM!

 

 

For a listing of all upcoming events, visit the News & Events page!

 

 

 

 

 

Click HERE for the NASA's Wallops Launch Schedule

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clear Sky Chart for Milton, DE

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