Moonlight Bike Rides and Stars

The York County Astronomical Society* (YCAS) is pleased to partner with the Sunset Scramblers for its September 21, 2019 bike ride, beginning at 7:30PM, and public StarWatch being held at Stump Park, 525 Days Mill Road, York, 17408 directly beside Brillhart Station along the York County Heritage Rail Trail. Anyone wishing to join the Sunset Scramblers for the 8-mile bike ride must provide their own bicycle, light, water and helmet. Please note only non-motorized bicycles are permitted, e-bikes are not allowed. ...

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, September 28th, 2019, Solar and Radio Astronomy from 11:00AM - 3:00PM, and Telescope Clinic from 1:30PM - 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. ...

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, October 12, 2019 at: 2:00PM - One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure 2:40PM - StarWatch 3:20PM - Flight Adventures ...

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, October 12th 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 current night sky, and a variety of astronomical topics, then view the October skies with us through one of our telescopes. ...