We’re on for tonight at Caledon State Park!
Friday, June 6—The sponsor, Hofstra University, estimated the crowd at nearly 7,000 at this gigantic star party at the foot of the Washington Monument. With at least 20 telescopes from multiple Washington area astronomy clubs, and other attractions such as … Continue reading →
A good night last night. We started with scattered thin clouds, which frustrated me when I tried to locate some galaxies behind them. But the night got clearer as it went on. From RAC we had 4 families. We also … Continue reading →
Were ripples in the fabric of space time truly discovered this past March? This is a World Science Festival live stream event, enabling you to listen to a singular conversation, among the world’s most respected pioneers in cosmological theory and observation. … Continue reading →
Two of us spent today at the Virginia Renaissance Faire, portraying Elizabethan astronomers in costume and talking to fairgoers about astronomy the way Elizabethan England knew it. It was an exciting time, with a heady new cosmology and every astronomer … Continue reading →
The forecast at noon yesterday said partly cloudy, becoming mostly clear. By 7pm the forecast changed to mostly clear. So 5 of us turned out at Caledon under skies that originally held big holes among the clouds, but gradually turned … Continue reading →