Come to a meeting! NSAAC meets on the first Friday of the month at the Boxford Community Center, 7 Elm Street Boxford MA 01921. Meetings begin at 7:30 pm with a short business meeting; a presentation on a subject of general interest to the astronomy community begins around 8:00 pm. Meetings are fun and […]
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Unfortunately the string of cloudy nights this spring continued through this event on March 31st, so it was limited to indoor activities. It started with a presentation by Brewster LaMacchia on distance and the size of the universe and was then followed by activities for the younger attendees at 4 different tables set up by […]
Link to –> Celestial Observer Dec 2014
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Essex Heritage Trails and Sails Telescope Viewing with the NSAAC at Veasey Memorial Park 201 Washington St Groveland, MA 01834 Directions: http://www.veaseypark.org/directions.html Come learn about the night sky and view astronomical objects through the telescope’s of NSAAC club members. This event is appropriate for all ages (though please note younger children sometimes need help viewing through […]
A book review by Dick Luecke British author Richard Holmes won laurels for his biographies of the Romantic poets. In Age of Wonder he extends his talents to Europe’s second great epoch of scientific discovery—a period roughly from the late 1760s through the 1820s. Holmes describes this fruitful era of science through the lives of […]