Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Public Dark Sky Observing at John's Island County Park on Saturday

Weather permitting, the Lowcountry Stargazers are hosting a public observing night at their dark sky site. Observe Saturn, Mars, the moon, constellations, the Milky Way and deep-sky objects on a moonless night at one of the darker sites in the Charleston area guided by members of the Lowcountry Stargazers. Bring a flashlight; red cellophane will be provided to cover the lens.

Saturday, October 20th from 6:45-8:45pm at Johns Island County Park, AKA Mullet Hall Equestrian Center, 2662 Mullet Hall Rd, Johns Island, SC 29455. Drive past the main entrance to the trailhead entrance, and park near the fence at the far end of the field.


As always, these events are weather permitting so check back for any updates.

Sunday, September 23, 2018

September Newsletter

Our September newsletter is out - take a look! You can always find this newsletter and all the others here, or through a link on the right-hand side of our website.

Monday, September 3, 2018

September Meeting

The Lowcountry Stargazers will hold their next meeting on Thursday, September 6th at 7pm, at Atlantic Aviation, 6060 S Aviation Ave, North Charleston, SC 29406. This may be a better representation of our meeting location.

Jim, our president, will talk about taking photos through his telescope with the Revolution Imager. Hope you can join us!

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Have You Liked Us on Facebook?

 

Have you liked us on Facebook yet? We post 2-3 times a week about our meetings, events, and what's happening in the night sky. It's a good source of last-minute information, like weather-related cancellations, and a great place to tell us how you liked our events, presentations, and meetings. Take a look at our Facebook page today!

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Mars and the Perseid Meteor Shower

Possibly the first clear Wednesday night and no Astronomy in the Park! We'll be back next week, but in the meantime, have a look at Mars...and find somewhere dark to watch the meteor shower this weekend!

Top 10 Tips for Watching 2018's Perseid meteors

Sunday, July 8, 2018

July Meeting

The Lowcountry Stargazers holds its monthly meetings on the first Thursday of the month at 7pm at Atlantic Aviation - CHS, 6060 South Aviation Ave, North Charleston, SC 29406. This may be a better representation of our meeting locationBecause of Independence Day, our July meeting is on the second Thursday.

So, Thursday, July 12th, we will have our monthly meeting. And if you're like me and can't get enough of last year's solar eclipse, you'll love this month's presentation - 2017 Eclipse Across America Through the Eyes of NASA Star Gazers.

I hope you can join us!

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Events This Week and Beyond

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The weather is finally looking good for Astronomy in the Park! Come join us out there around sunset for a little stargazing and great views.  If you can't make it, we also have our monthly meeting this week:

The Lowcountry Stargazers will hold their next meeting on Thursday, June 7th at 7pm, at Atlantic Aviation, 6060 S Aviation Ave, North Charleston, SC 29406. This may be a better representation of our meeting location.

We've also got a stargazing event at our dark sky site on Saturday, June 16th, weather permitting, of course! Take a look at our calendar to the right for more events, or check out our Facebook page.