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Observing Omega Centauri by John Raymond

Introduction  What is Omega Centauri? It is a globular cluster located in the southern constellation Centaurus. It is the brightest globular , but not easy to see in Virginia due to its low elevation. With proper timing Omega can be viewed given good transparency. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omega_Centauri Observation  This morning the skies were finally clear again. It was [...]

By |2023-01-23T09:49:29-05:00January 21st, 2023|News|0 Comments

January 2023 Night Sky

Happy New Year! January promises more early sunsets and long, dark nights and with the holidays being over, perhaps slightly less light pollution (not something Scrooge was concerned about, except perhaps the cost of candles)! Being the coldest month of the year, we can also perhaps look forward to great viewing conditions with low moisture [...]

By |2023-01-02T13:31:53-05:00January 2nd, 2023|News|0 Comments
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