Free Presentation: "Explorations of the Lakota Universe"

Monday, January 21, 7:00 pm. Journey Museum - Beginning over 200 years ago, traditional Lakota pictorial calendars, called "winter counts", recorded celestial events such as eclipses, comet sightings, and meteor showers there were seen in the Northern Plains skies. Craig Howe, Director of the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies, will present on these diagrammatic drawings and their representation of Lakota cosmology and star knowledge.

Black Hills Boomer Magazine

Read an interview with our club president, George Gladfelter, in this quarter's publication.

Become a Member of Black Hills Astronomical Society!

Learn more about Black Hills Astronomical Society, located in Rapid City, South Dakota, and the benefits of becoming a member.

Private Star Party Workshop?

Interested in a private star party workshop for your organization? Learn more here.