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E-MAIL NEWSLETTER

Otter Creek-South Harrison Observatories produce a free e-mail newsletter.  The newsletter covers events at the observatory and park, and general topics in astronomy. 

If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter, send an e-mail to christopher.graney@kctcs.edu. 

Observatory Newsletters:

 

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#42 August 2017  **LATEST ISSUE** – Where to go for the 2017 solar eclipse!

 

 

 

 

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#41 February 2017 – Watch Venus Go!

 

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#40 September 2016 – How Do We Know What the Stars Are?

 

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#39 February 2016 – Perihelion Day, Follow-up on “Beneath the Same Sky”, UofL Astro Talks

 

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#38 December 2015 – Program at the Louisville Library: “Beneath the Same Sky”

 

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#37 April 2015 – The Calendar, the Moon, Passover, and Easter

 

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#36 October 2014 – Eclipses! Eclipses! Eclipses!

 

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#35 February 2014 – Comet ISON a bust, a Radio Telescope at the observatory, observatory staffer in Scientific American, photos from observatory visitors

 

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#34 December 2013 – “Inspired Science” at the Library, Comet ISON

 

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#33 August 2013 – Comet ISON, Apollo 11 Louisville on BBC, Galaxy photo

 

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#32 January 2013 – Observatory staffers at work on research, photography

 

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#31 May 2012 – The Heavens Block the Sun!  Eclipse of the Sun; Transit of Venus

 

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#30 January 2012 – Venus, Mars, and Jupiter put on a Show; “Are You Smarter Than a 17th-Century Geocentrist?”; Good-bye to Dark and Gloom

 

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#29 September 2011 – Making Photo Mosaics of the Night Sky; Summer 2011 Telescope Camp; ALIENS! 100 Years Ago, Martians Were Real; More ALIENS! Extra-Terrestrial Life Debate October 17 at the Rauch Planetarium

 

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#28 April 2011 – Super full moon

 

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#27 February 2011 – Our research goes viral; Telescope camp 2010

 

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#26 September 2010 – Galileo’s telescope at observatory

 

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#25 June 2010 – Beware of aliens

 

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#24 Special Issue March 12, 2010 – Happy 400th Birthday, Modern World!

 

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#23 March 2010 – Henry Sipes: JPL Solar System Ambassador; Starry Messenger at the Louisville Free Public Libraries; Five years of Observer

 

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#22 December 2009 – Lunar Eavesdropping in Louisville; Galaxy photographs from Henry Sipes; Research talk at planetarium

 

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#21 October 2009 – Cincinnati Observatory

 

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#20 September 2009 – Great Astronomy Exhibits: “Fathers of Astronomy” & “Telescope: Through the Looking Glass”

 

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#19 April 2009 – How Did They Know That?; South Harrison Park

 

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#18 February 2009 – Update on the Status of Otter Creek Observatory; How Did They Know That?; Watch Venus and the Moon in Late February.

 

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#17 January 2009 – Observatory Closing/Opening!; Update on Research; How Did They Know That?

 

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#16 December 2008 – Dance of the Planets; Learn About the History of Astronomy

 

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#15 October 2008 – Meet Karl Schmidt; October 2 and the Invention of the Telescope; Galileo Work from Otter Creek Makes Science Headlines

 

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#14 September 2008 – Meet Henry Sipes; International Year of Astronomy 2009

 

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#13 June 2008 – Observatories in the Louisville Region

 

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#12 February 2008 – On the Accuracy of Galileo’s Observations (Courtesy of Kentucky)

 

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#11 December 2007 About Light Pollution; About Daylight

 

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#10 September 2007 – A Big Name in Amateur Astronomy Comes to Louisville

 

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#9 July 2007 – WE’RE OPEN AGAIN!

 

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#8 May 2007 – THE END IS NEAR!

 

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#7 February 2007 – Observatory partially closed for new telescopes; Telescope design

 

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#6 November 2006 – Observatory partially closed for new telescopes; Pluto

 

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#5 September 2006 – Observatory partially closed for new telescopes; Iridium flares; Welcome Henry Sipes and Sam Arslanian

 

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#4 June 2006 – Observatory to partially close for new telescopes; the Sun

 

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#3 January 2006 – Venus

 

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#2 May 2005 – What is a planet?

 

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#1 March 2005 – New telescope; Find Saturn; Dr. Mark Chantell at Jefferson Community College’s Southwest Campus