Outreach Events


Exploring the Universe from Southwest Virginia.  established 1996

Outreach Program The Echo Ridge Astronomical Society was formed for educational and scientific purposes for all people for the primary purpose of developing and implementing programs designed to increase the awareness and knowledge of astronomy. By providing public outreach to schools, civic associations, and libraries, with their telescopes and their enthusiasm for astronomy, the ERAS provides opportunities for the public to see and learn about the sky. Outreach topics include: Sun and Solar Observing Planets in our Solar System Moon Phases, Tides and Exploration,  “ International Moon Day” Constellations Meteor Showers Observatory Tours  Astronomy Day Observation Field Trips Attending Star Parties Speakers Astro Photography.

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Outreach 2013

Outreach 2014

Outreach 2015

Outreach 2016

Outreach 2017

Outreach 2018

Outreach 2019