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Capture the Night Photography Workshop with Brent Ander

Don’t put your camera away just because the sun has set. With today’s digital cameras, taking photographs at night is easier than ever and a lot of fun. Come join Brent Ander for the Capturing the Night Workshop and examine Astro-Landscape Photography, Night Photography and Light Painting. This workshop is for the amateur to the […]

Read the Night Sky

Do you want to learn how to “read the night sky”? Join us at Schoodic Institute in Winter Harbor for a night of sky exploration! Retired science teacher, former park ranger and night sky enthusiast, Linda Penkalski will teach you how to read a sky chart and share the many resources available to continue your […]

Cruising Along the Milky Way

This presentation, beginning indoors, will help you to understand the dimensions of our galaxy, how it was formed, and our location in it. You will learn how recognize several prominent constellation and to find spectacular Milk Way objects—star cluster, glowing nebulae, and more–with binoculars or a modest telescope. If the weather is dry and clear […]

Use Your Senses to Explore the Natural World

Karen O. Zimmermann is a Maine Master Naturalist and author of “Nightwalk, Using all your senses to explore the Natural World.”  Visit Schoodic Institute for this workshop to learn how to heighten awareness of YOUR senses! This 90 minute workshop, taking place outside, is open to the entire family on Friday, September 7 from 7-8:30 […]

Read the Night Sky

Thank you – This event is NOW FULL Do you want to learn how to “read the night sky”? Join us at Schoodic Institute in Winter Harbor for a night of sky exploration! Retired science teacher, former park ranger and night sky enthusiast, Linda Penkalski will teach you how to read a sky chart and […]

The Physics of Spaceflight – or, You Too Can Become a Rocket Scientist in Less than an Hour

Turn your eyes to the sky! Schoodic Institute invites the public to an evening presentation on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by Captain Rick Hauck. Hauck is a retired Navy combat pilot, astronaut and commercial space business executive. He flew over 100 combat missions in Viet Nam, and co-piloted  one space shuttle flight and commanded two others, […]

Capture the Night – Photography Workshop

Attending the Acadia Night Sky Festival? Photographer Brent Ander offers two night sky photography workshops! Don’t put your camera away just because the sun has set. With today’s digital cameras, taking photographs at night is easier than ever and a lot of fun. Register for the Capturing the Night Workshop and examine Astro-Landscape Photography, Night Photography and […]