March 18, 2019: The One Big Drawback to Working at a Telescope Store

Banner photo credit:  Sarah Fisher, through a 127mm Mak Happy belated St. Patrick’s Day!  Saturday night, the Denver Astronomical Society held its monthly Open House at Chamberlin Observatory.  This is where the DAS invites members of the general public to come on out and look through the historic, 125-year-old 20-inch Alvan Clark refractor.  They can […]

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September 12, 2017: Our Sun

Let me just start out by saying that this ISN’T a post about the recent eclipse.  But it’s been inspired by the eclipse.  This is a post all about our glorious sun! I’ve become a lecturer at the Public Nights at my astroclub, the Denver Astronomical Society, and gave my first lecture last week.  This […]

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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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