As a young Girl Scout, I remember laying out in the empty field across from a co-scout’s house, and looking up at the stars, learning the various Kansas City astronomy constellations for a badge. Years later, when I attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison, I loved how different the night sky looked there.
While I still appreciate the beauty of the night sky, I must admit I don’t know much more than those Girl Scout beginner basics. The Astronomical Society of Kansas City could probably teach me a thing or two. Read on to learn more about this 80+-year-old group and events.