Announcements

Kellogg Mountain Sunrise Series, pt. 1

Anna-kin Flywalker, Shredi Apprentice

What’s up, dirtbags! I just checked the forecast for Friday and it’s gonna be a balmy 69 degrees which means you KNOW it’s a good day for a trip. Here’s the plan: – meet by the bus stop at Kellogg House at 6:15am – sit down on the grass by the top of the ramp and get the finest view …

Let’s Get Astrophysical: Supermoon!

Chad Baily

My dudes!!! THERE IS A SUPERMOON COMING UP, HOW DOPE IS THAT?? Join me in being super hype about stars and the universe by watching the moon be super awesome. ~~ Here’s the Plan ~~ – 6:00 pm: meet at OHill – 6:10 pm: break open the box of OREOS that I am bringing – 6:15 pm: look in awe …

Let’s Get Astrophysical: Total Lunar Eclipse & Supermoon

Anna-kin Flywalker, Shredi Apprentice

~Lunar Eclipse & Supermoon~ Name a more iconic duo. I’ll wait. Here’s the deal: The moon is at perigee on the night of January 20-21st, which means it’s going to appear huge in the sky. Awesome. Not only that, but the moon will be in the Earth’s umbral shadow for 69** minutes that night so, for that time, it’s going …

Let’s Get Astrophysical: Watch the Geminids Meteor Shower from Ohill

Anna-kin Flywalker, Shredi Apprentice

Hey, all! December 14th is the Geminids* Meteor Shower (translation: lots of shooting stars) which is like the Beyonce of all meteor showers so it’s kind of a big deal. It’s also AnnMarie Kelly’s birthday and she watches them every year so she’ll be co-leading this trip with me! As long as that night is clear, viewing conditions are going …

Let’s Get Astrophysical: Watch the Antares Launch from Mount Kellog

Anna-kin Flywalker, Shredi Apprentice

HEY GUYS! This is super last minute BUT the Antares rocket is launching off of Wallops Island at 4:01am (yes, AM) on Saturday (tomorrow, or later today depending on when you read this) and I want to try to catch it. In case you aren’t aware of what this is, here’s the description from freakin’ NASA (!!): “Description: Northrop Grumman’s …