Amateur astronomy has lost a dedicated observer and successful visual comet hunter.
David Levy shares his recollections of that amazing day — July 16, 1994 — when the first fragment of a comet he helped discover slammed into Jupiter.
This year's Astronomy Camp at the University of Arizona moved to Kitt Peak National Observatory and the 90-inch Bart J. Bok Telescope.
The naming of asteroid 120349 Kalas is announced at last weekend's C-Row Star B.Q. hosted by southeastern Arizona's Huachuca Astronomy Club.
Starizona's HyperStar turns selected Celestron and Meade Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes into powerful, wide-field imaging systems.
A comet hunt on the morning of May25th turns up a previously discovered comet with a interesting history.
Italian comet hunter Mauro Zanotta's life is cut short by a tragic skiing accident at the end of May.
The memories from a single night under the stars can last a lifetime.
It may seem silly to some, but giving your telescope a names adds to the personal connection you have with the heavens when yo observe wwith it.
The Sharing the Sky Foundation hosts its 13th annual Star Night on the campus of the University of Arizona in Tucson.
The occultation of Venus by the crescent Moon on Wednesday morning, April 22nd, was a first-ever event for veteran observer David Levy.
Early last March, David Levy experienced "first light" with an unusual new telescope.
David Levy has never had a strong interest in sports, but when the game turns to the night sky, everyone wins.
David Levy visits Sarasota, Florida, as part of the IYA's 100 Hours of Astronomy celebration.
David Levy visits the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.
Last week David Levy visited Georgia O'Keefe Elementary School in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to help inspire young students to ask questions and connect with the night sky.
David Levy travels across the Atlantic to reconnect with English astronomy.
After 34 years, Tucon's Flandrau Planetarium will close its doors, a victim of the current world recession.
Sky & Telescope contributing editor David Levy reports on Spacefest 2009, which is billed as "The Ultimate Space Show."
Sky & Telescope contributing editor David H. Levy heads back to his alma mater in Nova Scotia, Canada, to teach, remember, and reflect.
Few meteor showers are a cascade of shooting stars. Sky & Telescope contributing editor David H. Levy explains that there's simple pleasure in paying attention to sparser showers.
A unique telescope, built by a unique man, finds new life in New Mexico as Sky & Telescope contributing editor David H. Levy explains while "On the Road."
Imagine if America's leaders had to have an astronomical background? Sky & Telescope contributing editor David H. Levy has been thinking about that.
Community service can mean bringing the cosmos down to Earth, as Sky & Telescope contributing editor David H. Levy explains while "On the Road."
An amateur astronomer in New Orleans has built an observatory intended to withstand whatever Gulf weather may bring.