science

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

View the Total Solar Eclipse @ Drake Well!

The Great American Total Solar Eclipse will take place on Monday, April 8, 2024! Drake Well Museum and Park, sitting just within the path of totality*, will be OPEN that day from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission to the Museum will be buy one, … READ MORE

ORAS Virtual Public Night — the 2024 Eclipse Megamovie

Virtual Public Night presentation by Gary Purinton: “The 2024 Eclipse Megamovie: Capturing Totality” The presentation will include an explanation of eclipses in general, the April 8th total solar eclipse, and the challenges of photographing a solar eclipse. Mr. Purinton will also describe a nationwide effort … READ MORE

Oil Region Astronomical Society Virtual Public Night

On Saturday, January 24, at 6:50 p.m., ORAS will host a virtual presentation entitled “Black Holes from Birth to Death.” The presenter will be Dr. Richard Lloyd, of PennWest University’s Edinboro campus. Dr. Lloyd will discuss how black holes form, and present sone hypothetical ways … 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

All of Us PA Pop-Up Enrollment @ The Franklin Library

All of Us Pennsylvania is calling on volunteers like you to join us at the Franklin Public Library for a Pop-Up Enrolment Clinic! We hope you will help make history and change the future of health. The health data you share will be added to … READ MORE

All of Us PA Pop-Up Enrollment @ The Franklin Library

All of Us Pennsylvania is calling on volunteers like you to join us at the Franklin Public Library for a Pop-Up Enrolment Clinic! We hope you will help make history and change the future of health. The health data you share will be added to … READ MORE

All of Us PA Pop-Up Enrollment @ The Franklin Library

All of Us Pennsylvania is calling on volunteers like you to join us at the Franklin Public Library for a Pop-Up Enrolment Clinic! We hope you will help make history and change the future of health. The health data you share will be added to … READ MORE