Another month, another trip out to the DAS Dark Site. Even though I’ve only gone twice, when I go, I really feel astronomically sated for a good week or so thereafter. I see everything I can while I’m there, and I see them so much better than I can see them here at home that […]Read more "October 25, 2016: The Transit Scope and Screaming Scouts"
Unfortunately, with the triumph of continued roof access comes a little tragedy. My SLT mount, which has never been all that great of a mount to begin with, has broken. Not badly, mind you; it still works. Two of the three plastic center leg spreaders that spread out the tripod legs and hold onto the accessory […]Read more "October 3, 2016: Broken Mount and New Observing Chair"