Sonoma Index Tribune
April 6, 2022 – Three Sonoma Students Honored by Astronomy Program
The Community Voice
April 15, 2022 – Five Students Awarded Telescopes at the Striking Sparks Ceremony
Sonoma County Gazette
January 21, 2022 – Robert Ferguson Observatory Announces Access Program for Low-Income Families
Robert Ferguson Observatory joins Museums for All
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January 20, 2022 – The Robert Ferguson Observatory has joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Association of Children’s Museums, to encourage people of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum-going habits.
Explore the night sky at Robert Ferguson Observatory in Kenwood
The Press Democrat
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October 1, 2021 – On a recent weekday night inside a dark, open-roofed dome at Robert Ferguson Observatory, longtime volunteer David Kensiski turned a 40-inch-diameter telescope toward the first planetary nebula he discovered when he was 15 years old.
RFO opens up the eyes of the world
July 8, 2021 – Even the heavens are glad the pandemic is in remission — with well over half of Sonoma County fully vaccinated, it’s time to reopen the doors of the big scopes to the public at Robert Ferguson Observatory on Saturday, July 10.
Firefighters build defenses to protect Robert Ferguson Observatory from Glass fire
The Press Democrat
Photo Credit: Christopher Chung / The Press Democrat
September 30, 2020 – Tree branches were still smoldering on the ground about 20 yards behind Robert Ferguson Observatory on Wednesday afternoon, their moon-like ash providing blips of contrast to the blackened hillsides where firefighters had spent two days doing controlled burns.
December 26, 2019 – “The Robert Ferguson Observatory is one of Sonoma County’s best kept secrets.”