April 27, 2016: 5th Moon of Jupiter? 42nd Messier; No-Detail Mars; and A New Season of Outreach

A couple of days after NEAF, the skies cleared for most of a week.  Pretty nice!  And about friggin’ time!  (This is because from November through March, the weather here in New York just simply sucks for observing.) My first night out, Jupiter was riding nice and high and gorgeous as ever.  But, but . . . […]

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April 14, 2016: NEAF 2016!

Well, another year has come and gone, and since we astronomers mark the passage of years by the coming of astro-conferences, that means that NEAF is here! I returned to NEAF after having gone last year, and much of it was the same.  I’d say about 90% of the booths were the same as last […]

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