Sorry everybody, the weather forecast includes a chance of storms, and it seems certain to be overcast tonight. I see no chance of seeing anything at a star party tonight. I know we have some guests looking forward to tonight. … Continue reading →
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 →