dark sky observing

Oil Region Astronomical Society In-Person and Virtual Public Night

Please join us on Saturday, May 11 at 7:00 PM for Public Night at the Oil Region Astronomical Society Learning Center, home of the Bedow Memorial Observatory. ORAS member Larry McHenry will be giving a presentation about Charles Messier, the French astronomer and great comet … READ MORE

AstroBlast 2023

The Oil Region Astronomical Society invites you to get together with other astronomy enthusiasts at AstroBlast, our six-day star party. It will take place at the Oil Region Astronomy Learning Center, near Camp Coffman. The event will feature dark sky observing from our 12-acre field, … READ MORE

Oil Region Astronomical Society In-person Public Night

Public night schedule: 7:00 pm: Site opens to visitors 7:30-8:30 pm: Presentation by Mr. Dean Miskovich — “Things you may not know about Gas Giants” 8:30-11 pm (weather permitting): Public stargazing through our 30-inch telescope About the presenter: Dean Miskovich is a member of ORAS … READ MORE

Astroblast 2022

Astroblast is a multi-day star party at the Oil Region Astronomy Learning Center. It’s located at 4249 Camp Coffman Road, just up the hill from Camp Coffman. Among the featured events is dark sky observing, talks on astronomy-related topics, door prizes, a build-your-own-telescope workshop, and … READ MORE