The reactions to what they see! Continue reading What Casual Observers Say – Solar System Edition
Which popular objects are sure to impress versus which ones let down? Continue reading Top 10 Most Breathtaking (And 5 Most Disappointing) Telescope Sights For Casual Viewers.
Not very many things… Continue reading What Objects Can You See During the Day?
We’re talking about brightness! Continue reading What Do We Mean By Magnitude?
North America will again have a solar eclipse that traverses most of the continent – but it will be an Annular Eclipse, not a total! Still, it will be a great opening act for the total solar eclipse next year! Quadrantids Meteor Shower – January 3,4 This is a shower that can be rich, but because the peak only lasts a few hours, you need to be in the right place at the right time. However, this year, the Moon will be near full, making any travel to a dark location pointless as you’ll get the same sky from your … Continue reading 2023 Celestial Events Calendar
The things that people don’t know. Continue reading Astronomy Illiterate Stories
Why they’re awesome, and why they can be an unnecessary hassle. Continue reading Pros and Cons of Barlow Lenses
They’re not that complicated if you do them right! Continue reading Using the Setting Circles on a German Equatorial Mount
When becoming a budging astronomer, even as a hobbyist, it’s important to understand these key concepts and terms when it comes to the sky. We will start with easy concepts before we progress into more difficult ones. Knowing Your Sky … Continue reading The Basics of Navigating the Sky
Planet Conjunctions and Two Blood Moons, oh my! Continue reading 2022 Celestial Events Calendar