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

The Spectacular Total Solar Eclipse of 2017 (8/21/17)

It has been said that a total solar eclipse is the most spectacular celestial event that one can witness. We traveled to Oregon for the August 21st eclipse to find out for ourselves...

A Special Star Party Season (8/21/17)

Our 2017 summer star-party season has just ended. Every star party had good weather, with lots of kids and adults attending. We love it when attendees share with us their words about their experiences...

2017 Star Guides Lineup (7/25/17)

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 sixth year.

Spectacular Aurora Borealis at Starry Hill (6/28/17)

On the night of May 27th while many of us were viewing Jupiter, Saturn and more, an unexpected explosion of light appeared in the north -- the Aurora Borealis -- which mesmerized us for nearly an hour!

Connecting with the Night Sky at Mt. Rainier National Park (6/27/17)

As part of the National Park Service's Night Skies Program, Starry Hill is in its fourth year in providing evening stargazing experiences during the summer months for visitors at Mt. Rainier National Park. Come join us outside the Jackson Visitor Center at Paradise.