Lunar Eclipse

I stayed up for the 93% lunar eclipse that was visible very early Friday morning. I didn’t setup my telescope because I thought the clouds and wind were going to ruin it but it actually turned out to be an incredibly beautiful night. Through binoculars it was the best lunar eclipse I’ve yet witnessed. I caught this series of photos […]
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Andromeda and Triangle

There are two galaxies on northern sky visible by naked eye: Andromeda M31 and and Triangle M33. Related links: 1:β Andromedae AKA Mirach region, 2:M31 AND M33 AS SEEN FROM CENTRAL PA, 3:GAUGING LIGHT POLLUTION: THE BORTLE DARK-SKY SCALE, 4:THE EYES HAVE IT — DEEP-SKY OBSERVING WITHOUT EQUIPMENT, 5:DEEP-SKY OBSERVING WITHOUT EQUIPMENT, PART II — THE WINTER SKY, 6:HOW DARK […]

Frontenac 11/6

Visitors of the Frontenac State Park had on Saturday November 6 opportunity to see celestial object through telescopes. There were three stations with telescopes on parking loop in short distance from beautiful overlook. People could watch sliver only four days old Moon above southwest horizon not so far from brilliant Venus. On South were shining Jupiter and Saturn. And of […]