December 9, 2019

Astro-event of the week for July 8th-14th, 2008.

Planetary conjunctions can be very cool events. 

Now for a simpler, naked eye event: on the evening of Wednesday, July 9th, Saturn and Mars will be at a very close visual conjunction. [Read more...]

Starting into Astronomy: To Buy (Or not Buy) a Telescope?

   One of the questions I most frequently recieve is “what kind of telescope should I buy as a beginner or for a child?”  Certainly there is a lot of pitfalls to avoid, and very few hands on resources to test drive a potential new scope.  [Read more...]