Category: What’s Happening

June Weather

June Weather

Posted: June 3, 2019| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Skywatch Almanac Weather, What's Happening

Summer emerges slowly but surely during the long days of June.  Summer’s infancy might be like any new-born, full of delight and surprise, the new grass and leaves, giving a very different feel to any early heat wave that comes along.  Rather than the stale, stifling heat of July or… Read More
June Astronomy

June Astronomy

Posted: June 3, 2019| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Skywatch Almanac Astronomy, What's Happening

Our shortest nights still feature some great star gazing, starting with the Summer Triangle rising in the east – Vega, highest and brightest in the northeast, Deneb nearer the horizon, and Altair to their right, all three wading within the returning Milky Way, climbing higher above the eastern horizon, stretching… Read More
Lion Love

Lion Love

Posted: February 14, 2019| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, What's Happening

Introducing “Bull” and “Bear,” the new names for the lions we love! You came up with fantastic suggestions, many of them were put on our chalk board during our Feast with the Beasts. The winning names were drawn from all of the submissions. Your contributions to Lion Love support necessary… Read More