An excellent New York Times article from February 19, 1978 on the origins of the Rolnick Observatory
Many Westporters might be surprised to learn the site of the Rolnick Observatory is not only an astronomical center, but the epicenter for earthquake monitoring in this part of Connecticut.
We have to be patient. Comet ISON has been traveling for a very long time, from very, very far away.
The Westport Astronomical Society is featured in this article from Fairfield’s Minuteman News Center.
If you ever want to impress a visitor, and it happens to be a Wednesday evening, take them to 182 Bayberry Lane at 8 P.M.
WAS receives a nice mention in this write-up of New England Astronomy Clubs and observatories in the Boston Globe.
Bob Meadows with the 25″ telescope. Look closely in the pictures, Bob Meadows appears in a photo taken from a star party in this AccuWeather Astronomy Blog post.
By Valerie Cruice
A write-up of the Westport Astronomical Society in the New York Times.
A nice write-up in Westport Now about a public viewing night with a special focus on Mars.