Sketching the view seen through a telescope eyepiece has a long history going back to the earliest use of telescopes to observe the heavens, most famously with the sketches and notes taken by Galileo beginning around 1609.
The 39th Annual NOVAC Star Gaze October 30, 2021 NOVAC’s Star Gaze event for 30 Oct 21 has been canceled due to the weather outlook. Please check our calendar for other public observing activities in the near future!
Operation Moonglow: A Political History of Project Apollo
This region is in a very well known area of the sky, but its neighbors draw more attention from astrophotographers. Close to Deneb, at the opposite side of the North America and Pelican nebulae, lies this emission nebula complex. The whole region is quite strong in Ha, and very faint in SII and OIII.
September 12 – Public Monthly Meeting – Astronomy with X-rays: How, Where, and Most Importantly Why?
Astronomy with X-rays: How, Where, and Most Importantly Why?