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Star Party with East Canyon State Park

August 2, 2024 East Canyon State Park Nestled amidst the serene mountains of northeastern Utah, East Canyon State Park stands as a cherished haven for enthusiasts of boating, fishing, and camping, all while exuding a rich historical charm. East Canyon State Park is not just a haven for outdoor activities; it’s a place to unwind, […]

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Bryce Canyon Astronomy Festival

June 5-8, 2024 Highway 63 Park Road #1, Bryce Canyon City, UT 84764 See details at the official website: https://www.nps.gov/brca/planyourvisit/astrofest.htm Paul Ricketts, South Physics Observatory Interpretive Specialist and the team of AstronomUrs will be at the annual Bryce Canyon Astronomy Festival with telescopes and opportunities to visit with astronomers.

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Utah Astronomy Club

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Each month, the Utah Astronomy Club holds a meeting in South Physics 408 at the beginning of the weekly Star Party. Led by Joe Bauman, several astronomy enthusiasts gather to discuss current and upcoming topics in Astronomy. Paul Ricketts hosts this event, along with the AstronomUrs. It’s easy to attend, and if you think you […]

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Weekly Star Party

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Visit the South Physics Observatory each Wednesday evening for a star party.  If skies are cloudy, activities and demos are available in room 408 of South Physics. Interpretive Specialist Paul Ricketts and the team of AstronomUrs are on site to run telescopes, share hands on activities and answer questions.  Once a month, a local astronomy […]

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Middle School STEM festival

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Each year Paul Ricketts and the South Physics Observatory AstronomUrs present solar viewing and presentations on astronomy at a SLCSD middle school.  This year, two more sessions would help provide a great resource for students and teachers to learn more about topics in physics and astronomy. This middle school STEM festival is scheduled for May […]

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