Author Archives: The Editors of Sky Telescope

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Inside the September 2014 Issue

PURCHASE PRINT ISSUE | PURCHASE DIGITAL ISSUE | DOWNLOAD BACK ISSUES | SUBSCRIBE Martian Mysteries and Reliving History How did Mars lose its rich atmosphere and planet-wide magnetic field? Our cover story, written by S&T assistant editor Camille M. Carlisle, previews NASA's Maven mission, due to arrive at the Red Planet in late September...

Planetarium Projector Museum

NAME Planetarium Projector Museum ADDRESS P.O. Box 3400 Big Bear Lake California 92315 USA CONTACT Owen Phairis PHONE 909-806-5698 EMAIL URL www.PlanetariumMuseum.org NUMBER OF MEMBERS OTHER INFORMATION  The Planetarium Project Museum houses the largest collection of rare antique scientific planetarium projection instruments in the world including some one of a kind projectors. The projectors have...

Capella

ADDRESS Begijnenblok 21 Hoegaarden Brabant Belgium  3320 CONTACT Joost Verheyden EMAIL president@auburnastro.org URL http://www.vvscapella.be NUMBER OF MEMBERS: 25 OTHER INFORMATION  

NEST+m Radio and Space Observatory

NAME NEST+m Radio and Space Observatory ADDRESS 111 Columbia Street New York City, NY 10002 USA CONTACT Samuel Lum sxl9991@rit.edu PHONE 347-952-8114 EMAIL nestobservatory@gmail.com WEBSITE http://www.nestobservatory.weebly.com NUMBER OF MEMBERS 9 OTHER INFORMATION Dedicated to the outreach of astronomy through our fully student-led Observatory which we worked to build from the ground up. It sports...

Astronomy Club Albania

NAME Astronomy Club Albania ADDRESS Tirana, Albania PHONE 908-638-8500 EMAIL astroclubalbania@gmail.com URL https://www.facebook.com/AstronomyClubAlbania CLUB DESCRIPTION * KLUBI I PARE I ASTRONOMISE NE SHQIPERI! * Lajme, Kuriozitete, Foto, Video, etj! * Publikimet jane dygjuheshe: shqip dhe anglisht! _________________________________________ * FIRST ASTRONOMY CLUB IN ALBANIA * News, Curiosities, Pics, Videos, etc! * The publications are bilingual:...

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Inside the August 2014 Issue

PURCHASE PRINT ISSUE | PURCHASE DIGITAL ISSUE | DOWNLOAD BACK ISSUES | SUBSCRIBE Chasing Comets, Toddlers, and a Beautiful Conjunction Europe's Rosetta mission is currently in hot pursuit of Comet 67P/ Churyumov-Gerasimenko, set for an August rendezvous. Our cover story goes behind the scenes with the science team to see what the spacecraft can...

New Jersey Astronomical Association (NJAA)

NAME New Jersey Astronomical Association (NJAA) ADDRESS P.O. Box 214 Voorhees State Park High Bridge New Jersey 08829-0214 USA CONTACT P. Cirillo PHONE 908-638-8500 EMAIL njaamembership@yahoo.com URL http://www.njaa.org NUMBER OF MEMBERS 250 CLUB DESCRIPTION Helping the public "Reach For The Stars"! Public Nights begin with a welcome by our "Qualified Observers” and a brief...

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Product Videos

Welcome to Sky & Telescope’s product videos. Over the past few years, S&T senior editor Dennis di Cicco has interviewed many manufacturers and vendors of astronomy equipment in an effort to bring their products to life in a way that you will find useful. We hope you enjoy them. Apogee Imaging Systems — April...

MIRA Astronomy Club

NAME MIRA Astronomy Club ADDRESS Tami Huntley Monterey Institute for Research in Astronomy 200 8th Street Marina, CA 93933 CONTACT Bruce Neben PHONE Bruce Neben     503 869-2262 Tami Huntley    831 883-1000 EMAIL Bruce Neben     nebenb@gmail.com Tami Huntley    mira@mira.org URL NUMBER OF MEMBERS 22 OTHER INFORMATION The MIRA Astronomy Club is an amateur astronomy club...

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Inside the July 2014 Issue

The latest observations of swirls in the cosmic microwave background have validated the leading theory of how the cosmos came to be. Read our coverage to find out how this affects our understanding of the universe. Plus, get a heads up for two close conjunctions in early July as Mars and Saturn approach the...

North America To Have Best View of Saturday Morning’s Possible Meteor Shower

Skywatchers across the United States and Canada are hoping for clear skies between midnight and dawn Saturday morning, May 24th, when a brand-new meteor shower — called the Camelopardalids — could potentially deliver hundreds of "shooting stars" per hour. Contact: Alan MacRobert, Senior Editor 617-864-7360 x2151 (work) 781-275-9261 (home) macrobert@SkyandTelescope.com Note to Editors/Producers: High-quality...

SIUE William C. Shaw Skylab

NAME SIUE William C. Shaw Skylab ADDRESS Edwardsville, Illinois USA 62025 CONTACT Nicole Gugliucci PHONE 618-650-1013 EMAIL noisyastronomer@gmail.com URL http://stemideas.org/outreach-projects/star-gazing/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS 4 OTHER INFORMATION The William C. Shaw Skylab at the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is open to the public every even-numbered Tuesday after sunset, weather permitting. Take a tour through the...

Thinkers’ Nest Astronomy Club

NAME Thinkers' Nest Astronomy Club ADDRESS Badambadi, Cuttack, Odisha, 753001 India CONTACT Narottam Das das.narottam.das@gmail.com 923-822-2000 PHONE 943-866-3276 EMAIL thinkersnestastronomyclub@gmail.com NUMBER OF MEMBERS 19 OTHER INFORMATION We are encouraging science in society.

Foundation of Astronomical Studies and Exploration

NAME Foundation of Astronomical Studies and Exploration ADDRESS Sri Lanka PHONE +94-71-552-0960 EMAIL fase@planetmail.net URL http://faselk.wordpress.com/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS 50 OTHER INFORMATION Foundation of Astronomical Studies and Exploration is a volunteer organization for advancement and popularization of astronomy in Sri Lanka. This is an organization which is mainly consists of youth, who have actively...

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Inside the June 2014 Issue

Looking back to cosmic dawn became possible with the advent of Hubble Space Telescope's 600-hour observing project - enjoy the ride as one of humanity's finest telescopes travels through time to learn about galaxy formation in the early universe. Let Hubble's journey serve as your inspiration for projects you can take on from your...

Alberta Dark Sky Association

NAME Alberta Dark Sky Association ADDRESS 15704-90th Ave Edmonton, Alberta T5R 4W6 Canada CONTACT Rod McConnell PHONE 780-489-7653 EMAIL rodemcc@shaw.ca URL albertadarksky.ca OTHER INFORMATION The Alberta Dark Sky Association has the goal of educating the public and government about light waste and light pollution, its negative effects and ways and means to reduce it. To...

Oesterreichische Astronomie und Raumfahrtvereinigung – OEARV

NAME Oesterreichische Astronomie und Raumfahrtvereinigung – OEARV ADDRESS Lampigasse 27/8 Vienna, Austria 1020 CONTACT Christopher BRANDL PHONE 436605257309 EMAIL christopher.brandl@aon.at URL http://www.oearv.at NUMBER OF MEMBERS 30 OTHER INFORMATION A small but relatively old club (2014 20 years) with focus on Astronomy and space flight. We publish a member magazine called "Weltraumfacts" which is an...

Astronomical Society of Kansas City

NAME Astronomical Society of Kansas City ADDRESS P.O. Box 400 Blue Springs, Missouri USA 64013 CONTACT David Hudgins EMAIL dhudgins@kc.rr.com URL http://www.askc.org OTHER INFORMATION The ASKC is one of the largest and most active astronomy clubs in the United States. With over 350 members, the club operates Powell Observatory featuring a 30" reflecting telescope...

90 Millimeter Observatory

NAME 90 Millimeter Observatory ADDRESS 505 Main Street Harleysville, PA, USA 19438 CONTACT Dan Acker PHONE EMAIL dan.90mm@gmail.com URL http://www.90millimeter.org NUMBER OF MEMBERS 12 OTHER INFORMATION Small telescope observers club. Backyard astronomy with small telescopes. Join us on our adventures exploring the cosmos with small telescopes ranging in size from 90mm (3.5 inch) to...