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

Milton Main Branch

  • Thursday, July 2nd, 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

  • Guest Presentation

Milford Branch

  • Finished for the summer...

Avenue United Methodist Church

20 North Church Street, Milford, DE 19963

 

Upcoming Events

June

27th - NASA Wallops 70th Anniversary Open House

  • WHO: Open to the Public (Free)
  • WHAT: Solar Viewing
  • WHERE: NASA Wallops Visitor Center
  • WHEN: Saturday, June 27th, 2015
    • Setup Begins at 8:00 AM
    • Gates Open at 9:30 AM
    • Open House from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

July

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16th - 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: Jupiter/Venus Conjunction, Saturn, Galactic Center, various nebula, & other objects
  • WHERE: Assateague Island, VA
  • WHEN: Thursday, July 16th, 2015
    • 7:30 - 10:00 PM

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

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

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

 

 

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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