May 1–A new newsletter is available for your reading pleasure. Articles include one on Jerry Hubbell’s latest “pilgrimage” to NEAF/NEAIC, Scott Busby on measuring darkness, a review of a mini guidescope by Ron Henke, and articles by Linda Billard on Planet Nine and some recent new findings on the extinction asteroid. And that’s just a taste of what’s included. Click the newspaper icon on this page to “read all about it.”
The weather forecasts are good enough to go ahead with tonight’s star party at Caledon State Park. There will likely be some clouds in the sky, but forecasts say we will have some clear sky some of the time. I … Continue reading →
The March star party at Caledon State Park is cancelled due to overcast skies.
All forecasts are for clear, dry skies tonight. Our star party at Caledon State Park is ON. The temperature will stay above freezing, but just barely. Dress in layers to stay warm. We won’t be moving around, so when you … Continue reading →
February 1–Browse our fresh new RAClub newsletter, posted today. It features a variety of articles on current club activities, progress on NASA’s InSight and New Horizons projects, and items from a number of our frequent contributors. Be sure to check out the picture of the quarter–Myron Wasiuta’s extreme closeup of the Apollo 15 landing site and the surrounding Moonscape.
RAC member Jerry Hubbell, VP of Engineering, and Scott Roberts, President of Explore Scientific, will be interviewed on astronomy,fm by Marty Kunz this evening at 9 pm EST. Scott will talk about some of Explore Scientific’s new product offerings, and Jerry will describe how the company’s products are tested at RAC’s MSRO. Not available!