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The great balancing act: Stabilizing telescopes at the George Observatory
May 13, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s note: This post is part two of our three-part series on how you helped us Save Our ‘Scope at the George Observatory. Read part one here. Many have asked us how we are still using the large research dome at the George Observatory while the 36-inch mirror is in Iowa getting fixed. The simple answer […]

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 […]

Sept. Flickr Photo of the Month: Museum Reflected
September 23, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Our science museum is lucky enough to have talented and enthusiastic people who visit us every day – wandering our halls, grounds and satellite facilities, capturing images of the wonders on display here that rival the beauty of the subjects themselves. Thankfully, many share their photos with us and everyone else in our HMNS Flickr […]



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