The Cline Observatory Advisory Committee is preparing for the coming solar eclipse. I realize that August 21, 2017 seems far into the future, but the date will sneak up on us if we’re not ready. If you’ve not seen a solar eclipse, here’s a video of Mr. Eclipse showing a video of an eclipse to … More Are you ready for the total solar eclipse?
Yesterday I was making a Periscope broadcast with one of my telescopes. Barbara and I were sitting in our driveway, she was staffing the camera as I put the telescope together and looked for sunspots. As I zoomed in on the Sun, the kids across the street saw us. The telescope was like a magnet. … More My telescope is a magnet