July 14, 2018: My Local Dark Site Ain’t So Dark, Redux; and No-Detail Mars, Redux

The three longtime readers of this blog might recognize the title of this post; I wrote another post about the shortcomings of my local observing site just short of two years ago, right after I moved into my apartment in Glendale, a tiny little independent city completely surrounded by Denver. Up until now, I’ve basically […]

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August 13, 2017: Inreach and Perseids

Inreach?  Is that something we shouldn’t be talking about (let alone doing) in front of children?  No, it’s outreach directed inwards towards the members of an astroclub.  Last night, the Denver Astronomical Society held a terrific inreach event out at our dark site location, 60 miles east of town. Outreach is fun for the general […]

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