Beginning of Astronomy

July 5, 2017

Learn about the first astronomers, how astronomy developed, and how you can view the sky today.

Time Machine

June 3, 2017

Have you ever wanted to look through a time machine? Read how you can here and how the sky will look for the month of June.

Taking SQM measurements

May 7, 2017

It's time to prove with evidence that Wright's Mesa is "Dark Sky" worthy. If you would like to get involved, read about the opportunity below.


April 16, 2017

Most of the monthly post was updates on the Dark Sky effort, so check out that tab. Otherwise, check out the April sky!


Feb. 1, 2017

Now that we have an astronomical group, here are a few things to keep in mind going forward; in addition to the February heavenly outlook, of course...

Astronomers Across the Country

Jan. 22, 2017

Norwood has joined the ranks among several other astronomical groups. It might be interesting to look into one next time you travel.

Ceres and the Dwarf Planets

Dec. 27, 2016

What are the dwarf planets in our solar system, and what mysteries do they hold?

The First Norwood Dark Sky Community’s Telescope Workshop

Dec. 13, 2016

Hear about how the telescope workshop turned out and how it taught people about the different types of telescopes and accessories and how to use these resources to find a certain object in the sky

Here Comes the Sun

Nov. 27, 2016

The sun makes up 99.8 percent of the mass in our solar system, but only a fraction of the energy generated by nuclear fusion reaches Earth. We can, though, be grateful that we are located where we are in the galaxy. Take a look at the night sky outlook for December.

What's it take to capture a picture?

Nov. 18, 2016

Read how David Elmore took advantage of Norwood's dark skies and how he came out with this amazing picture!