Calumet Astronomical Society

Open House Status  

There are no further open houses scheduled at the Conway Observatory for 2017.  The 2018 schedule is being finalized.  Check back on this website for updates.

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Satellite Predictions

Get satellite predictions for the Conway Observatory. All of these satellites are visible to the naked eye.


Iridium Flares

iridium-flaresIridium Flares are brilliant reflections off of the antenna panels if iridium communications satellites. they are visible over limited areas and can be quite bright. Click on the link above for predictions of visibilty of these events for the next seven days.

Learn how to spot Iridium Flares in your area: Wiki

The International Space Station

issThe International Space Station is humanity's outpost in orbit. It is by far the largest satellite orbited and details can be seen with small telescopes under good conditions. Click on the link above for visibility predictions for the next 10 days.

This is a link to the International Space Station site on the NASA website: ISS

The Hubble Space Telescope

hubbleOne of the most famous orbiting satellites, the HST does not pass over times. Click on the link for visibility predictions for the next 10 days.

Here is more information about the amazing Hubble Telescope: Hubble Site


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