Check out the latest episode of
'What's UP!?' with Mazie O'Connor!
Spectral Observations of
Nova Delphini 2013
Over the past two years, docents and students have developed a sophisticated ability to take attractive photographs of astronomic objects using our wonderful telescope. Now, our initial spectroscopic images represent a new phase in the evolution of our ability demonstrating the potential of Northern Skies Observatory for involving students in authentic scientific research. We have much to learn about the techniques for taking, processing and analyzing such images.
Click the link below to see NKAF President Bill Vinton's work using NSO's new spectroscopic filter to image the Nova Delphini 2013.
NKAF Docent Bobby Farlice-Rubio continues to educate VT on "The :30" on WCAX, and recently he mentioned his ongoing work at NSO imaging comet ISON.
Click his photo below for the video.
Join us this Saturday (10/12) at 6:30pm at the Peacham Elementary School for International Observe the Moon Night.
Northern Skies Observatory
9/19/13 article from
The Caledonian Record
Join us this fall for free events at NSO.
We will be participating in Peacham Fall Foliage Day and International Observe the Moon Night. Our Star Parties for the rest of the year will be on the first Friday of each month.
SPACE CAMP 2013
NKAF was honored to host ten teenagers from across Vermont and as far away as Colorado and Toronto from 8/4 - 9 at Northern Skies Observatory. Check out our Facebook photo gallery to see some of the fun science.
Image of M20 taken and edited by Frances Kaplan during Space Camp '13 at NSO.
NKAF is thrilled to be featured on
"The :30" on WCAX.
Thank you to anchor Kristin Carlson for her excellent interview. Contact us if you would like a similar tour of NSO.
Click the link below to watch the video.
Did you hear about NKAF on Vermont Public Radio (VPR) recently?
Charlotte Albright visited the Observatory and reported on how we're helping students improve their STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) skills.
Click the VPR link below to read/listen to the story.
Take the tour of Northern Skies Observatory like Charlotte did at one of our Star Parties or Open House/Sun Parties. Dates are listed below in our Events section.
Thank you to everyone who attended our benefit concert and Open House.
Your continued support keeps our organization running and will sustain our programs into the future.
Special thank you to the artists and sponsors that made the event so amazing:
This May ago six students from The White Mountain School visited NSO. Here are the results of their work. Click the slide show above to see larger version.
Venus Transits the Sun - VIDEO If you have not seen this, look at it. It's fun. Click for the time-compressed video.
NEW! All Sky Cam on our Weather Page. See what is going on right now in the sky above the observatory.
Visit our weather page for a full featured view of what is going on in our neck of the woods.