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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 […]
Black Rock Observatory at YouTopia Just before Burning Man, the folks in the San Diego Collaborative Arts Project invited us to their regional decompression event, YouTopia: Revelation Revolution and asked us to apply for a grant and we did. The observatory was running over budget, so I desperately needed the funds in order to avoid […]
What an honor! Kickstarter shows us off to the world. The Observatory at Kickstarter Film Fest before opening. Since our last update, we’ve built the observatory twice. We had the honor of being chosen to represent the Los Angeles Kickstarter community among other awesome projects at the Kickstarter Film Fest in Griffith Park at the […]
Burning Man 2014 was a huge success!! Burning Man 2014: Caravansary was amazing. Two weeks seemed to disappear before our eyes and it’s hard to believe it’s all over. Crew descended from all over the world on Black Rock City to show participants the cosmos and build this observatory and it was just beautiful to […]
>>>>>Check out and share our Kickstarter page! Share this link: http://kck.st/1q79SUW <<<<<< Wow! What a wild ride! Our Kickstarter is 47% funded in just over 2 days! Here we go!!!! We’re building an astronomical observatory for Burning Man 2014 and beyond, complete with giant telescope and science exhibits! The Black Rock Observatory will be a mobile observatory dedicated […]
For anyone who missed our planning meeting on Thursday, here are your out of order and possibly incomplete minutes: Charles has agreed to reprise his role as project manager extraordinaire and reviewed his credentials as astro-badass, for those who don’t know: Charles most certainly IS an astro-badass. Tom will be assuming the role of ‘visionary […]