Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium

Community Updates: Friday, December 9

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-09-2022 under NEWS

New Changes Coming to the Grand Rapids City Commission Schedule Next Year On Wednesday, December 7, the City of Grand Rapids sent out a press release to announce that the Grand Rapids City Commission will be making changes to its upcoming 2023...

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Community Updates: Friday, November 11

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-11-2022 under NEWS

Kent County Encourages Residents to Ensure Their Pets' Safety as Cold Weather Approaches As autumn begins to wind down and the weather grows increasingly colder, the KCSO Animal Control Division and the Kent County Animal Shelter are encouraging...

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Local observatory sees steady turnout, interest in 2020 with in-person, online astronomy events

by (Brett)

Submitted 11-18-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Another hobby embraced by many West Michiganders throughout 2020: amateur astronomy. Amid this year’s fluctuating restrictions on social activities in response to COVID-19, the Veen Observatory in Lowell was able to stay open to the public for...

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Community updates: Thursday, Oct. 8

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-08-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Museum reopening planetarium The Grand Rapids Public Museum’s (GRPM) planetarium will reopen this Saturday, the GRPM announced Wednesday. Its Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium – which hosts astronomy-based projections,...

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Telescopes Entertain Thousands Wednesday Night

by (drewsa9)

Submitted 10-01-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

Wednesday night was the only night this week the weather cooperated enough for members of the Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association, local amateur astronomers, and Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium staff members to set up high-powered telescopes...

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