Sky & Telescope magazine's 75 years of astronomy coverage.
In this second edition, Hicks discusses each aspect of building and designing a backyard observatory to help you decide which type suits your needs best.
NAME Chesterfield Astronomical Society ADDRESS The Barnett Observatory Hastings Close Newbold Chesterfield S41 8RH United Kingdom CONTACT Mark Eustace PHONE 07517 510083 EMAIL email@example.com URL http://www.chesterfield-as.org.uk/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS 40 OTHER INFORMATION
The fall equinox (spring equinox for the Southern Hemisphere) comes on September 22, 2016, at 4:02 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (20:02 UT).
ZW Optical introduces a new series of low-noise cooled cameras. The ASI 224MC-Cool camera ($649) features the highly sensitive IMX224 color CMOS detector.
NAME St. George Astronomy Group ADDRESS 144 Lilly Lane P.O. Box 475 Toquerville, Utah 84774 USA CONTACT Mark Shelton PHONE (801) 870-1645 EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org URL https://sites.google.com/site/stgeorgeastronomygroup/home NUMBER OF MEMBERS 12 OTHER INFORMATION We're a small activist group dedicated to promoting public astronomy and dark skies in southwest Utah.
All galaxies are fated to "die" and stop making stars. The reason may lie with the supermassive black hole lurking in their cores.
NAME Skywatchers Astronomy Club ADDRESS Langley Exchange Club M/S 308 NASA-Langley Research Center Hampton Virginia 23681 USA CONTACT Marilyn E. Ogburn PHONE 757-864-1175 EMAIL email@example.com URL https://larc-exchange.larc.nasa.gov/skywatchers/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS OTHER INFORMATION
Stellarvue introduces a line of ultra-wide-field eyepieces (starting at $419) that feature an immersive apparent field of view and plenty of eye relief.
Sky & Telescope celebrates 75 years with a special anniversary issue! Find out how it all began and catch the highlights of astronomy over the decades.
NAME Fairfax Astronomy Club ADDRESS 258 South Union Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90026 USA CONTACT Esther PHONE (213) 361-3032 EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org URL NUMBER OF MEMBERS 15 OTHER INFORMATION Beginners club for students at Fairfax High School. We meet every Wednesday at lunch in room 412.
Denkmeier unveils its unique eyepiece set, the Lederman-Optical-Array 21-mm eyepiece ($599 per pair). The L-O-A is a patent-pending design that simulates a 3D view in telescopes equipped with binoviewers.
NAME RASC Yukon Centre: Takhini Observatory ADDRESS 367 Valeyview Cres. White Horse, Yukon Territory Y1A 3C9 Canada CONTACT Anthony Gucciardo and Viktor Zsohar PHONE (250) 408-4838 EMAIL email@example.com URL http://yukonastronomicalsociety.com/our-programs/rasc-yukon-centre-takhini-observatory/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS 38 OTHER INFORMATION Would you, your community group, business, or family like to visit and use our observatory? It is located at…
NAME Royal Astronomical Society of Canada: Yukon Centre ADDRESS 367 Valleyview Cres. White Horse, Yukon Territory Y1A 3C9 Canada CONTACT Anthony Gucciardo or Viktor Zsohar PHONE (250) 408-4838 EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org URL http://yukonastronomicalsociety.com/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS 38 OTHER INFORMATION The RASC: Yukon Centre (Yukon Astronomical Society) is a Yukon-based non-profit organization devoted to popularizing astronomy, and…
Industry newcomer Third Planet Optics rolls out a series of Ritchey-Chrétien astrographs for the budget-minded astrophotographer.
NAME Aroostook County Astronomy Club/UMPI Astronomy Club ADDRESS 181 Main Street Presque Isle, Maine 04769 USA CONTACT Jim Stepp PHONE 207-768-9601 EMAIL email@example.com URL NUMBER OF MEMBERS 20 OTHER INFORMATION
Courtesy of The Kavli Foundation, read the conversation between two 2016 Kavli Prize laureates as they discuss the struggle to detect gravitational waves and how their discovery is changing our understanding of the universe.
NAME Astronomers Amateur Club of Charlotte ADDRESS 1105 D Technology Dr. Indian Trail, North Carolina 28079 USA CONTACT Richard Saia PHONE 704-763-1318 EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org URL http://astronomersamateurclubofcharlotte.weebly.com/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS 10 OTHER INFORMATION
NAME Clemson Area Amateur Astronomers ADDRESS 1711 Merrimac Circle Seneca SC 29672 USA CONTACT Ram White PHONE 864-882-6387 EMAIL email@example.com URL http://caaastro.com NUMBER OF MEMBERS OTHER INFORMATION
Capture wide swaths of sky with Astro-Physics' new Quad Telecompressor Corrector ($1,520) for its 130 StarFire GTX and EDFGT telescopes.
PURCHASE PRINT ISSUE | PURCHASE DIGITAL ISSUE | PURCHASE BACK ISSUES | SUBSCRIBE Shedding Light on Pluto, Finding Life on Mars New Horizons' flight past Pluto last year revealed a stunning world we couldn't have dreamed up — now scientists are sifting through the data, trying to make sense of this frozen wonderland. A little…
It's still a full year away, but huge throngs will be watching coast-to-coast when the Moon's shadow slides across the U.S.
After sunset, Mars and Saturn join the star Antares in the southwest — while Venus and Jupiter create a dramatically "double star" low in the west.
NAME Oceanside Photo and Telescope Astronomical Society ADDRESS 1024 Mission Ave Oceanside California 92054 USA CONTACT John Downs PHONE 760-722-3348 EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org URL https://www.optcorp.com/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS OTHER INFORMATION
Sky & Telescope magazine predicts that this year's Perseid meteor shower will peak on the night of August 11–12 and, despite some moonlight, might be much better than usual.