If the sky cooperates, I’ve got the plan below for observing tonight: Far to Near Tonight NGC 891, G-Aba. mag 9.9 NGC 6205 (M13) mag 5.9 7.2 kpc distant NGC 883 mag 7.1 NGC 7662 Blue Snowball Nebula, the Featured Object mag 8.3 1.800 LY M57 The Ring Nebula mag 9.7 0.6 kpc Saturn Mars … More Plans for Public Observing Tonight
For much of August, I conducted an informal poll on Periscope. Periscope is a social media that allows me to broadcast live to the world on the internet. I’ve been hosting a conversation called “Let’s Talk Astronomy” on Periscope since last December, and have enjoyed meeting some very interesting people there. During my last 8 … More What’s Your Favorite Planet?