September 19, 2019

Cor Caroli: A Fine Springtime Double Star.

How about that eclipse, huh? Such shows are some of the best the sky has to offer. But as the Moon remains at slender crescent phase this week and Venus makes its dive sunward for its last transit of the 21st century, we thought we’d take a look at two fascinating double stars for small telescopes this week and next week. [Read more...]

Astro-Event of the Week-Redder than Red: V Hydrae.

This week, we here at Astroguyz are going to introduce you to a star that isn’t on the top 10 star party faves, but perhaps should be; V Hydrae. [Read more...]

Astro-Event of the Week; March 2nd-8th, 2009; Hind’s Crimson Star.

The astro-challenge for this week is a very special sort of variable star… I give you Hind’s Crimson Star in the constellation Lepus, the Hare. Looking for something unique to impress folks with at the next star party? Carbon stars are the sure ticket for oohs and ahhs! [Read more...]