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STARGAZING NEWS: Apr 22-1st Quarter/Lyrids Meteor Shower, Apr 30-Full Moon, May 6-Moon-Mars-Saturn Alignment 

Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Braden Henricksen (11/9/15)

The Royal Observatory of Greenwich has released its 2015 book with the best astrophotos from around the world. We are proud that this book includes a photo taken at Starry Hill by one of our Star Guides, Braden Henricksen.


What an Extraordinary Lunar Eclipse! (9/27/15)

Lunar eclipse, supermoon, early evening, perfect weather and lots of stargazers all combined to make this Sep 27, 2015 event one to be remembered!


From Mt Rainier To the Heart of the Milky Way (8/19/15)

Mt Rainier is a great place for stargazing -- this astrophoto was taken with our 5" refractor in just twelve minutes of imaging time from Paradise at Mt Rainier National Park. Visitors to Mt Rainier helped us in capturing this image.


2015 Star Guides Lineup (8/9/15)

Not only is Starry Hill a place for kids to come to connect with our universe, it is also a place that, as much as possible, is run by kids. That's why we have the Star Guides program, now in its fourth year.


Young Astronomy Photographer of the Year, Royal Observatory Greenwich, England (8/7/15)

When Braden Henricksen, a four-year Star Guide at Starry Hill, submitted one of his astrophotos taken at Starry Hill into the Royal Observatory Greenwich's contest last year, we all knew that the competition would be fierce -- the famous Royal Observatory's contest attracts the best from around the world.

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