It’s official. The Observatory has been placed at the ???? at ???? and ??? Mark your calendars, get your tent packed up and let’s all get ready for another great burn! Check here periodically before and after the burn for all your BRO updates. Stay tuned, stargazers!
SOAK! 2016 Looking back by Zoom Newhouse – A few months ago, I discovered that the theme for SOAK, Portland’s regional Burningman event, was to be SCIENCE! What a great opportunity to bring an outpost of Black Rock Observatory to yet another event. Bought tickets and a camping vehicle pass, and signed up as an art […]
Black Rock Observatory participated in an exhibition at Natural History Museum’s Summer Nights in the Garden, where we were invited back for a second year after an overwhelming response in 2015. This free public event provided an opportunity to view the moon as well as Jupiter and various star clusters through both our 14” and custom […]
Lightning in a Bottle is an Electronic Dance Music and Art festival held in Bradley, CA, on the remnants of seven spits of land that once jutted out into the nearby lake. The festival connects each spit with bridges and places large sound stages, lines of vendors, lecture halls, yoga spaces, and more along each […]
We participated in our first Mini Maker Faire on November 16th, in our remote northern outpost of Rochester, New York. And people absolutely loved Black Rock Observatory! We brought the 1:6 model of dome 2 to Rochester Riverside Convention Center to participate in the first ever Mini Maker Faire in Rochester on November 16 where […]