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November 2019

Buying your First Telescope

November 2 @ 10:00 - 13:00
First Presbyterian Church, 118 W Commerce St.
Smyra, DE 19977-1119 United States
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Finding your new telescope from Sky & Telescope…… So you've decided to take the plunge and get a telescope. Congratulations! But what comes next? Not an impulsive shopping trip to the nearest mall! Choosing a telescope is very different from buying a television, and department-store salespeople rarely understand what amateur astronomer needs. This telescope buying guide is meant to help make sure your first scope is the best type of telescope for you. The Delmarva Stargazers has permission to use…

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Transit of Mercury

November 11 @ 07:30 - 13:00
The Sky, Up
Any City, DE United States

There will be a transit of Mercury on November 11, 2019. Many of you may have seen the Transits of Venus and certainly the last Transit of Mercury which was became a bit cloudy in Delaware at the end. This eclipse should thrill everyone who likes watching a slow motion lunar eclipse will love this 5 and a half hours transit. In Delaware this entire even from start to end will be fully observable (weather permitting). The good news is…

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December 2019

Comet C/2019 Q4 (Borisov)

December 1 @ 03:00 - December 10 @ 05:00
The Sky, Up
Any City, DE United States

Comet Borisov is clearly an interstellar comet from outside the solar system with a speed of 33 km/s  which will increase to 44 km/s with a gravitational assist from our Sun. At these speeds it is in a hyperbolic orbit The comet will make its closest approach to the sun on December 7,and will come closest to Earth, within 180 million miles, on December 29. It has a velocity of 93,000 mph (150,000 kph) which exceeds any comet speed originating…

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Geminids Meteor Shower – Hosted at Pickering Creek Audubon Center2019

December 13 @ 20:00 - 22:00
Pickering Creek Audubon Center, 11450 Audubon Ln
Easton, MD 21601 United States

The Geminid meteor shower is usually the best meteor shower of the year and except for the inconvenience of a nearly full Moon (96%) we should not expect 120 meteors per hour at its peak which occurs on December 13. The Geminids are associated with the radiant found in the constellation Gemini generated by the asteroid 3200 Phaethon.  Unlike many showers this starts in the evening instead of the early morning so we may see a few other objects while…

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June 2020

Partial Solar Eclipse

June 10, 2020 @ 05:30 - 06:30
The Sky, Up
Any City, DE United States

Annular Solar Eclipse for much of North America including Delaware. This starts before sunrise - abut 10 degrees so the sun will arise partially eclipsed. You will need eye protection for entire event. Times are for local time from approximate sunrise to the end. Maximum eclipse is at 5:38AM local time in the East-northeast. It is all over at 6:28AM. This speedy eclipse will only last an hour and you'll need a very low horizon. We are really fortunate to…

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May 2022

Total Lunar Eclipse Visible in Delaware

May 15, 2022 @ 19:30 - May 16, 2022 @ 02:52
The Sky, Up
Any City, DE United States

The next Total Lunar Eclipse visible in Delaware is on May 15–16, 2022. Starts at Sun, May 15, 2022 at 9:32 pm. Ends at Mon, May 16, 2022 at 2:50 am. Total duration 5 hours, 19 minutes.

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