Jesuits and Jedi

Sheen Center 18 Bleecker St., New York, NY, United States

Tue. Sept. 27: Br. Guy Consolmagno will take the stage at The Sheen Center's Loreto Theater and explore popular themes in science and science fiction.

Mount St. Francis to offer stargazing event Oct. 1

Mount Saint Francis 101 St Anthony Drive, Mt. St Francis, IN, United States

The Mount Saint Francis Retreat Center will host a star party on Oct. 1, 6-10 pm. Chris Graney will be keynote speaker.

International Observe the Moon Night

International Observe the Moon Night is a time to come together with fellow Moon enthusiasts and curious people worldwide. Everyone on Earth is invited to learn about lunar science and exploration, take part in celestial observations.

World Space Week

World Space Week is the largest space event on Earth. More than 8,000 events in 96 countries celebrated “The Moon: Gateway to the Stars” last year. This year the theme is “Satellites Improve Life.” In 2021, World Space Week celebrates “Women in Space.” “The General Assembly declares 4 to 10 October World Space Week to […]

Cassini probe launched, 1997

The Cassini mission to Saturn is one of the most ambitious efforts in planetary space exploration ever mounted. A joint endeavor of NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Italian space agency, Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI), Cassini is a sophisticated robotic spacecraft orbiting the ringed planet and studying the Saturnian system in detail. Cassini […]

Moon at Apogee

The Moon’s distance from Earth varies throughout its monthly orbit because the Moon’s orbit isn’t perfectly circular. Every month, the Moon’s eccentric orbit carries it to apogee – its most distant point from Earth – and then, some two weeks later, to perigee – the Moon’s closest point to Earth in its monthly orbit. -

Jesuit Book Club Live Gathering


Jesuit Book Club is hosting a Zoom session with Br. Guy Consolmagno, who will shed provocative light on some of the strange places where religion and science meet.

Full Moon

The Full Moon rises at sunset, and is visible all night. The Vatican Observatory's monthly Full Moon Meetup for Sacred Space Astronomy subscribers is held at 10:00 AM Tucson time.