Lunar Eclipse Party

Posted: January 22nd, 2019

On Sunday, January 20th, the Madison Macdonald Observatory in partnership with the Little Shop of Physics (LSOP) held a very successful Lunar Eclipse Party. It’s estimated over 200 people attended. LSOP Assistant Director Heather Michalak was interviewed for 9 News (https://www.9news.com/video/tech/science/hundreds-take-in-the-super-blood-wolf-moon-from-csu/73-c42144f8-5113-4ba1-9793-14bf22fc8211).Dr. Hardagree-Ullman also live tweeted the event (https://twitter.com/csuskies).

During the event, the main observatory was open, LSOP experiments were set up in the lobby of NESB, and three additional sidewalk telescopes were set up. In addition to the Moon, we observed Mars, the Orion Nebula, and the Pleiades star cluster.