This quarter’s newsletter begins with an article about the recently discovered asteroid orbiting the Sun. It is the first one identified that orbits inside the orbit of Venus. We also have articles on understanding how much magnification you actually get from your Barlow, and a “diary” recording the shakeout and testing of a beautiful old VernonScope donated to the club. As usual, we have a report on recent club events and Jerry Hubbell’s quarterly Moon article, along with our other continuing features. Just click the newspaper icon at the upper right of this page to access the pdf.
It looks like it will be a beautiful evening for tonight’s Star Party at Caledon State Park. I hope to see many telescopes there tonight. The temperature is forecast to be in the 40s and upper 30s, so dress warmly. Sunset … Continue reading →