June 29, 2017

UFOs – is ET phoning home?

(Note: As of yesterday, Astroguyz has been live for a year! Let it never be said that we’ll join the legions of “also ran” blogs!)

Next clear night, go outside, away from the street lights, and look up.

On virtually any evening, the casual observer will notice a bewildering menagerie of phenomena. Meteors. Aurora. Even the usual, such as Venus low in the twilight sky, can look unusual at first glance. Venus, in of itself, has been mistaken by air traffic controllers for an approaching aircraft. Imagine their frustration as it refused to answer repeated hails! [Read more...]

Observing Challenge: Sighting Extremely Slender Moons Part I

 

   We here at Astroguyz always love a good challenge. Maybe I’ll never climb Everest or run an ultra marathon in Death Valley, but visual observation challenges happen in our local sky nightly.  [Read more...]