I hate it when we have to cancel a star party, especially when the sky looks clear and beautiful right now. But the forecast predicts clouds will continue to increase and the sky will become completely overcast. Tonight will be cold, and I don’t want anybody to drive a long way, be out in the cold, and have nothing to see. If the forecast is wrong and the sky is nice tonight, I’ll be sorry. – Glenn December 10 2016
Our August 2016 calendar looks sparse because we have our annual club picnic instead of a public club meeting and a public star party. The club buys the food, so this event is for members. Members will see details on our email list.
I’m enjoying doing some astronomy as our pre-telescope ancestors did it and visiting with lots of people at the Virginia Renaissance Faire.There’s one weekend left of the Faire (June 4-5). Drop by and I’ll show you something of how astronomy … Continue reading →
Thanks to all who came out to Caledon last night. We had many guests braving a cold and windy night, but we got the first clear sky we’ve had in months.
This Web site is almost always under attack. That’s not surprising, and it’s also true of almost every Web site on the Internet. The people and programs who do it hope to hurt you, not us. They hope to slip … Continue reading →