Starry Hill News

Largest Supermoon until 2034 (11/12/16)

On November 14th, the largest supermoon until 2034 will appear in our sky. What is a supermoon and what will it look like? Click for the details.


Ruralite: Bringing the Universe One Step Closer (10/13/16)

Starry Hill Observatory and Planetarium has been featured in the August 2016 issue of Ruralite magazine in an article written by author Tillie Vuksich who visited Starry Hill earlier this year. Check out the article...


What Kids Tell us About Their Time at Starry Hill (9/1/16)

Although we don't charge kids to come to Starry Hill for field trips, we often get 'payment' in the form of Thank You notes. We love to receive these. Here's a sample of some we've received in 2016....

I would like to thank you so much for giving me and my class the opportunity to see space in a whole different perspective. I know for a fact that the whole class loved the adventure. I thought this was the best field trip I've ever had. I hope I can come back sometime soon. THANK YOU! Grady....



2016 Star Guides Lineup (8/2/16)

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 fifth year.


Connecting with the Night Sky at Mt. Rainier National Park (7/28/16)

As part of the National Park Service's Night Skies Program, Starry Hill is in its third 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.

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