November 22, 2019

06.02.11- A “Sail-Flare” Contest!

I have wanted to give a shout out to a cool contest that came to our attention a few weeks back, and this weekend seemed as good a time as any. Last month, NanoSail-D2, everyone’s favorite solar sail test-bed in low Earth orbit, stunned the satellite-spotting community with its amazing comeback.

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24.02.10: A Robotic Telescope Raffle!

Ever wish you could have your very own robotic telescope based at a world class dark sky site to utilize on those murky winter nights? Well, the American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO) is having a raffle next month to award a winner a years’ free access to their recently established AAVSONet, a network of 5 robotic telescopes in New Mexico.

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