Tonight: The Ring Nebula at Cline Observatory

M57, also known as “The Ring Nebula” was added to Charles Messier’s list to help fellow comet hunters know that this object should not be confused with those “dirty snowballs.” M57 is the featured object for the planned observing session at Cline Observatory tonight (Friday, July 10).  Shining at a magnitude 9.7, the blue-green shell … More Tonight: The Ring Nebula at Cline Observatory

Welcome to my blog

This is my first post on this new site.! At this blog, I plan to post materials for the astronomy labs in the Department of Physics at High Point University, observing activities, events at the Cline Observatory and astronomy clubs in the Triad, and general musings on astronomy and life.