Here are some recent astrophotos from CCAS member Nikkolai Davenport Click on the thumbnail for a larger image.
Jupiter and Saturn are getting closer and closer, and on the 21st, they will be close enough to BOTH fit in the view of the eyepiece! If you start watching now, you’ll notice them draw closer and closer together. It’s pretty neat that this date also lives up with the [Read More…]
CCAS Astronomer Kent Wallace and President Aurora Lipper will be taking you on a tour of the night sky so you can star gaze right from home! We’ll concentrate on objects you can see with binoculars or small telescope. We’ll also show you how to use Star Charts to help [Read More…]
Wow – nothing says holiday gift more than a scientific instrument to look at the stars. The trouble is, most people are so excited about the instrument that they forget they still don’t know how to use it. A telescope is pretty useless unless you know where to point it, and [Read More…]
Don’t forget about the upcoming meteor shower! The moon’s minimal (yay!) and you don’t even need a telescope – just go outside and look up! Try to find a space away from city lights, and enjoy it with a friend. (Image source; ABC News)