STARGAZING ALERT: Feb 23-1st Quarter, Feb 25-Delta Leonids Meteor Shower, Mar 2-Full Moon, Mar 7-Moon passes Jupiter 

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.

Comet Lovejoy is Out and Moving Fast! (1/13/15)

The first comet of the year, Lovejoy, is now high in the sky above Starry Hill and our homes. We imaged it last night and found it to be a challenging target but, by the end, we got good results!

So Many Magical Star Parties, 2014 (8/28/14)

Never before have we had so many Star Parties in a row at Starry Hill. Groups came from all over and we had nearly perfect weather for all of them -- wow!