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Things I’ve learned, from basic to not so much.

So much to do

October 12, 2014 – 10:31 PM

There are some times I have so many things I want to do, it seems like there just aren’t enough clear nights. Once the astronomy bug hits, it’s pretty hard to quell – especially as the weather has been less than cooperative. I’ve been out about once a month since the Spring – which is […]

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Twilight Observing

September 2, 2013 – 9:30 PM

  For many newcomers to astronomy it is difficult to visualize the constellations.  How do they fit together in the sky?  What stars are the markers?  And even for experienced stargazers, a new location can be disorienting.  Constellations move across the sky season by season and throughout the night.  And things towards the poles move […]

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Scope Stuff is Amazing

November 9, 2012 – 3:21 PM

Once you get into astronomy as a hobby, you quickly find a handful of online retailers which you trust.  It seems you always need something to make things easier or better for whatever you are trying to do.  ScopeStuff is a small business out of Pennsylvania which offers a range of various bits you cant […]

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