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Springtime Observing with Celestron's C14

Posted by Ralph Aguirre 03/19/2007 12:00AM

Springtime Observing with Celestron's C14

Breaking in the 2007 Observing Season with a Great Night of Deep Space Observing.

Pulling an “All-Nighter”: Inside a Messier Marathon

Posted by Art Fritzson 04/08/2006 12:00AM

Pulling an “All-Nighter”: Inside a Messier Marathon

If you haven’t tried it or want to compare it with your own experience, here’s the blow by blow of what it was like for me to spend a night looking for 110 objects.

FFNs, LBBs, and LBMs

Posted by Norman Sperling 12/22/2004 12:00AM

By Norm Sperling. Excerpted by permission from his book “What Your Astronomy Textbook Won’t Tell You” copyright (c) 2002

Double Star Observing

Posted by Joe DalSanto 05/27/2004 12:00AM

Many amateur astronomers have never given double star observing a chance. Here are some good reasons to do so...

Why Observe From Home?

Posted by Joe DalSanto 05/27/2004 12:00AM

Many amateurs restrict themselves to rare observing opportunities when they can get to a remote site. Here's how and why to increase your time under the stars...