The editors of Sky & Telescope made our annual pilgrimage to last weekend’s Northeast Astronomy Forum. Here are our tales of the voyage to Pluto, the newest gadgets, and encouraging encounters with readers.
NAME Maui Astronomy Club ADDRESS Olinda Road Makawao, HI 96768 USA CONTACT Becky Sydney PHONE 808-572-7172 EMAIL URL www.mauiastronomyclub.org NUMBER OF MEMBERS 565 OTHER INFORMATION
NAME ASAFILE ADDRESS Iglesia San Juan de Dios 2.5 cuadras al Oeste Leon, Leon 21000 Nicaragua CONTACT Emilio Zuniga PHONE +505 88462636 EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org URL http://asafile.blogspot.com/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS 9 OTHER INFORMATION Amateur Astronomers promoting Astronomy Science to General Public by free public outreaches, talks, visits to Schools and Universities, share experiences with other Astronomy…
NAME Michiana Astronomical Society ADDRESS P.O. Box 262 South Bend Indiana 46624-0262 USA CONTACT Linda Marks PHONE EMAIL email@example.com URL http://michiana-astro.org/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS 32 OTHER INFORMATION We consider ourselves to be a group of explorers on a scientific quest through the universe - believing that learning together enriches us all. We are involved in…
Name Location Date Winter Star Party West Summerland Key, FL Feb Hodges Gardens Star Party Florien, LA Mar Delmarva Spring Star Gaze Tuckahoe State Park, MD Mar Southern Star Astronomical Convention Little Switzerland, NC Apr Mid-South Star Gaze French Camp, MS Apr Northeast Astronomy Forum Suffern, NY Apr Astronomy Day (spring) Everywhere! Apr/May Texas Star…
A nearby comet is moving into view for Northern Hemisphere skywatchers. Despite bright moonlight nearby, you can try to spot it with binoculars and Sky & Telescope's exclusive finder chart.
NAME Cape Cod Astronomical Society ADDRESS CCAS 34 Ridgewood Rd Orleans, MA 02653 USA CONTACT Info@ccas.ws PHONE EMAIL Info@ccas.ws URL http://www.ccas.ws NUMBER OF MEMBERS 50 OTHER INFORMATION See our website for information on monthly meetings and Star Party Schedules at The Schmidt Observatory in South Dennis, MA. Public always welcome at scheduled events.
Learn the ancient stories behind the constellations and find out what the future holds for adaptive optics. Plus, see Mercury cross the Sun on May 9th!
NAME Houston Astronomical Society ADDRESS PO Box 800564 Houston, TX 77280 USA CONTACT Rene Gedaly PHONE 281-300-3559 EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org URL https://www.astronomyhouston.org/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS 735 OTHER INFORMATION Our club promotes learning about the universe through programs that foster awareness of the art and science of astronomy.
NAME Central Appalachian Astronomy Club ADDRESS PO Box 1862 Clarksburg, West Virginia 26303 USA CONTACT Joe Gonzalez PHONE 304-669-3555 EMAIL email@example.com URL http://www.caacwv.com NUMBER OF MEMBERS 40 OTHER INFORMATION Our club operates an observatory in Good Hope, WV, with a 16" Meade Scope in a domed observatory. We are partners in education with area universities…
Solar scientists hope an armada of amateur astrophotographers can record the inner corona’s evolution throughout the 2017 total solar eclipse.
Learn how powerful new telescopes and techniques are enabling scientists to probe planets in the earliest stages of development.
PURCHASE PRINT ISSUE | PURCHASE DIGITAL ISSUE | PURCHASE BACK ISSUES | SUBSCRIBE Our Mysterious Moon, Galaxies Galore, and Maximal Mars A familiar face greets us at every full Moon, but the far side we never see reveals just how much we don't know. At the dawn of the Space Age, our celestial neighbor showed…
Create a custom, naked-eye map of the whole sky for any place on Earth, at any time of day or night, on any date from 1600 to 2400.
Among globular clusters, the immense Omega Centauri is widely regarded as the most impressive in the sky. Its deep southern location makes this object challenging to spot — but it can be done, as Italian observer Giuseppe Pappa explains.
To mark the start of a new era of astronomy, three principal LIGO researchers speak with The Kavli Foundation on their epic discovery and how it will transform the way we see the cosmos.
To expand on the feature article on adaptive optics in our May 2016 issue, we're including here a full gallery of before-and-after images. The effect of the technology is immediately visible - and astounding.
NAME Camden County Astronomy Club ADDRESS Central Bank of the Ozarks Camdenton Missouri 65079 USA CONTACT Ginny Strogen PHONE 573-374-4144 EMAIL Astronomyclub@hotmail.com URL http://www.camdencountyastronomy.org/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS 100 OTHER INFORMATION Our Club has a 10 acre dark sky site in Montreal, MO. We have also to date built 2 observatory buildings on our dark sky…
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Crowd-sourcing the universe: Thanks to online portals, legions of volunteer astronomers are turning their eyes to the sky and doing extraordinary science. Three scientists discuss the future of citizen astronomy.
Fornax Mounts announces the LighTrack II, a portable camera tracking head for nightscape astrophotography.
PURCHASE PRINT ISSUE | PURCHASE DIGITAL ISSUE | PURCHASE BACK ISSUES | SUBSCRIBE Jupiter's Incredible Shrinking Spot As Jupiter approaches opposition on March 8, 2016, there's plenty to look for in the king of planets. Our monthly columns highlight moon events, bands, spots, and far more. Among all of Jupiter's splendors, the Big Red Spot…
Ancient cosmic sound waves (aka baryon acoustic oscillations) shaped the universe we see today. These animations demonstrate how the universe's large-scale structure came to be.
Where will you be on August 21, 2017 - when a total solar eclipse will be seen from Oregon to South Carolina? Find out what you need to know now to start planning for the big event.
The SSW Ultra Wide Eyepiece series ($349 each) provides an expansive 83° apparent field of view with eye relief of 13 mm.