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Springtime Observing with Celestron's C14

Posted by Ralph Aguirre 03/19/2007 12:00AM   (Articles/Observing)

Springtime Observing with Celestron's C14

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

Lightholder 16" F/4.6

Posted by Ralph Ford 02/23/2007 12:00AM   (Articles/Other-Articles/Equipmentoptics)

A perfect 16" mirror? If not, its pretty darn close!

An amateur astronomer's experience at Camp Eberhart

Posted by Darren Drake 12/27/2006 12:00AM   (Articles/Other-Articles/Other)

An amateur astronomer's experience at Camp Eberhart

Imagine having the chance to spend a whole summer showing kids the universe through your own scope and getting paid for it.....

The TOA-130 Reveals "the Pup"

Posted by Ralph Aguirre 12/03/2006 12:00AM   (Articles/Other)

The TOA-130 Reveals "the Pup"

The Sacramento Valleys Active Astronomers bag another great object

Irrationality as a virtue

Posted by Justin Dildine 10/15/2006 12:00AM   (Articles/Other-Articles/Philosophical)

A recent outing with my telescope has me pondering human behaviour

SHARING THE SUN: A PUBLIC SOLAR VIEWING EVENT ORGANIZED BY B.R.A.S.S.

Posted by ANJAL SHARMA 10/12/2006 12:00AM   (Articles/Other-Articles/Other)

SHARING THE SUN:  A PUBLIC SOLAR VIEWING EVENT ORGANIZED BY B.R.A.S.S.

The sun is a dynamic and fascinating astronomical target which can hook people onto astronomy. That's exactly what we set out to do by organizing a solar viewing event!!!

Telescopes and Resolution

Posted by Darren Drake 09/11/2006 12:00AM   (Articles/Other-Articles/Equipmentoptics)

Telescopes and Resolution

How far away can your telescope resolve newspaper print?

Star Gaze Hawaii and the Visitor Information Station

Posted by Timm Bottoni 07/13/2006 12:00AM   (Articles/Other)

Star Gaze Hawaii and the Visitor Information Station

Recommendations for Astronomy Observing on the Big Island of Hawaii

From One Extremist To The Other

Posted by Scott Bennett 06/02/2006 09:50PM   (Articles/Other-Articles/Philosophical)

From One Extremist To The Other

Between Evolution and Intelligent Design: Can There Be Compromise?

Moon Games

Posted by William Paolini 05/22/2006 12:00AM   (Articles/Solar-System)

Moon Games

What's the smallest crater you can see?

Me & My Barber

Posted by Scott Bennett 05/15/2006 07:27PM   (Articles/Other-Articles/Philosophical)

Me & My Barber

Can our imagination really take us to the stars?

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

Posted by Art Fritzson 04/08/2006 12:00AM   (Articles/Observing)

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.