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We’ll weather the weather: George Observatory’s dome gets a makeover
May 28, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s note: This post is part three of our three-part series on how you helped us save our telescope at the George Observatory. Read part one here, and part two here. In our Save Our ‘Scope (S.O.S.) campaign, much of our focus was on replacing the mirror in the telescope. This was the first and most obvious […]

You saved our ‘scope at the George Observatory! And this is how it happened.
April 22, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

CliffsNotes: Thanks to all of you, we have done exactly what S.O.S. intended, and we saved our ‘scope! HMNS is proud to own the largest telescope in the country that is open to the public on a regular basis, the Gueymard Research Telescope. Many of you have come and enjoyed the night skies and looked […]

Save Our ‘Scope: A Gueymard fundraising update & why telescope mirrors matter
January 24, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

If you didn’t already know, we’re in the process of raising money to repair the Gueymard telescope at the George Observatory in the Save Our ‘Scope campaign. And thanks to you, we’ve raised over $65,000 of our $80,000 goal through donations ranging from $1 to $5,000 — and we’re grateful for every last one of ’em. But what’s […]

Proof you can shower once a year and still get people excited: The Perseid Meteor Shower hits Saturday!
August 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

Showering once a year? It works for the Perseid cloud! Each year in mid-August, a stream of debris ejected by the Swift-Tuttle comet, called the Perseid cloud, becomes visible to stargazers — as a meteor shower. These “shooting stars” are actually streaks of light that occur when tiny dust particles in the comet’s debris trail […]



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