On Friday night, the Amateur Astronomers Association, one of the local New York City astronomy groups, had an observing session nearby, at Carl Schurz Park, which is on the East River in the upper 80s. Well, nearby is a relative term, as it’s a half mile away, which is a little bit far when you’re carrying […]Read more "April 26, 2015 – Carl Schurz Outreach"
I went to the Northeast Astronomy Forum’s annual conference in Rockland County on Saturday, and all I can say is: Wow! Just WOW! Well, of course I have more to say that that. It was a complete and total astronomy nerdgasm. I have never in my life seen a collection of huge and totally cool […]Read more "April 20, 2015 – Holy NEAF, Batman!"
Normally, I curtail my astronomical activities just before midnight so that I don’t disturb my family coming in the front door late at night from an evening’s observations. However, with the family away for the holiday week, I was a bachelor for awhile and didn’t need to curtail anything. Unfortunately, the sky had something else […]Read more "April 17, 2015 – Saturn and the Glorious Globulars"