Public Radio Astronomy

Radio Astronomy, Solar Observing and Weather, and Telescope Clinic at Astronomical Society The York County Astronomical Society (YCAS) will be offering a public event at their Observatory at John C. Rudy County Park, 400 Mundis Race Road, York, on Saturday, June 22th, 2019, Solar and Radio Astronomy from 11:00AM - 3:00PM, and Telescope Clinic from 1:00PM - 2:00PM. Society member Kerry Smith will be presenting the radio astronomy portion of the event as well as giving attendees a peek into the future of the Society’s radio astronomy endeavors. ...

Public StarWatch

The York County Astronomical Society (YCAS) will host a Public Starwatch event at their Observatory at John C. Rudy County Park, 400 Mundis Race Road, York, on Saturday, July 13th 2019, at 8:00PM to 10:00PM to view the night sky through our telescopes. Expand your mind by taking in the expanse of the universe. Come listen to a screen astronomical presentation on the Apollo 50th anniversary, current night sky, and a variety of astronomical topics, then view the July skies with us through one of our telescopes. ...

Library Baseball and Telescopes

WIN a telescope at one of 7 YCAS events this summer. See dates below. Must be registered with the library, attend one of the listed events on the raffle ticket and child must be present to win. To register for Summer Quest, visit York Libraries Raffle dates are: at 8:00pm - Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Observatory at 1:00pm - Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Observatory at 9:00pm - Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Observatory at 4:00pm - Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Planetarium at 1:00pm - Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Observatory at 9:00pm - Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Observatory at 1:00pm - Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Observatory Moon Gazing and Revs Baseball Event ...

York Learning Center Planetarium Shows

The York County Astronomical Society, celebrating 13 years offering planetarium programs to the public, is now offering Saturday afternoon programs for young children and families and Saturday evening for older family members at the York Learning Center Planetarium. This month, we are featuring a children’s program, One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure and Chasing the Ghost Particle. Show date is Saturday, September 7, 2019 at: 2:00PM - One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure 2:40PM - StarWatch 3:20PM - Defying Gravity: It Is Rocket Science! ...