Starry Hill News

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.


Goodbye and Hello! (6/8/16)

We say goodby to the 2015/6 school year. It has been the best so far -- more groups, more visitors and more great times. And we say hello to our 2016 Summer Season with lots of star parties and other activities planned.


New US Stamp: Star Trails at Mt Rainier (4/21/16)

A nightscape photograph of Mount Rainier is part of a 16-stamp series commemorating the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. This photo was taken by Matt Dieterich, a young intern with the NPS Night Skies program at Mt Rainier, the same program that Starry Hill has been a part of the last two years.

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