Tag: astronomy

January 20: Total Lunar Eclipse

Bundle up! You’re invited to a special offsite viewing of the Total Lunar Eclipse on Sunday January 20, 2019. No viewing glasses needed! Beginning at 9:30 pm, join us for a night of astronomy programs in the Gateway Building located at 3556 Lakeshore Rd. in Blasdell (14219). Outside, our astronomers…

October 6: Stargazing

Saturday October 6, 6:30 to 9:30 pm Our final astronomy program of the season brings us the two planets and the arrival of the autumn constellations. Without a moon, we’ll have a clear view of Jupiter, Mars, and Saturn, as well as deep space…

Attendance Eclipsed!

Solar Viewing Draws Record Crowd By Dr. Phil Stokes, Executive Director It’s official: Penn Dixie’s eclipse viewing event on Monday August 21, 2017 was our most attended program of all time! Our dedicated crew of 26 volunteers and 15 employees welcomed 2,207 guests for…

The Ring Nebula (M57)

What will M57 look like when viewed through our telescopes?

Astronomy Update – An Evening with a Girl Scout Troop

By Ernie Jacobs On Saturday June 10th Penn dixie had the pleasure of hosting an outstanding group of young ladies (and their moms) from Troop 31339 from Orchard Park. The troop contacted Penn Dixie to work on their Sky Badge. The special event, marked…