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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December 21, 2015 – Electronically Assisted Astronomy, Cloudy Nights, and “Cloudy Nights”

Another of the “what I did last summer” items was to learn about the wonders of Electronically Assisted Astronomy.  This is where you attach a video camera to the focuser or eyepiece and observe from a tablet or laptop screen instead.  One of the AAA guys at the outreach sessions, Jason, had one of these […]

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