Observatory Plans for Friday, May 25, 208

Featuring: The Moon…Tycho Crater I will arrive sometime before 8:30. Venus sets around 11 pm -3.42 mag, 82% illuminated, 1.3 AU away   Mariner in 1962, Venus Express in 2005 orbiter studying the atmosphere, plasma environment, and surface of Venus Delta (Δ Gem) Wasat: colorful double yellow and Red 6” separation 5 mag and 8.5, … More Observatory Plans for Friday, May 25, 208

Joel Schultz dominates Galaxy Trivia Contest

Let’s Talk Astronomy” (LTA) Trivia Contest for Monday, May 14, 2018 TOPIC: Galaxies Leaderboard posted on May 22, 2018 5/14 Galaxies Winners Number of correct answers @joelschultz three @rossm3838 one @1JohnnyBoy one @FuzzyPandiest one @WussisWuss one @sgosink one   Winners who make a contribution in the next 30 days to one of the charities listed … More Joel Schultz dominates Galaxy Trivia Contest

By Jove!

Let’s Talk Astronomy Trivia Contest for Monday, May 7, 2018 Periscope TOPIC: Jupiter On Monday, May 7, 2018, our Periscope Trivia Contest was about Jupiter. Here are the contest questions. The correct answers and the winners are listed at the end. Congrats to all who played. To the winners go Eternal Glory, Listing on my … More By Jove!

The Sky Yesterday

LTA Trivia Quiz for Monday, April 30, 2018 TOPIC: The Sky Yesterday On Monday, April 30, 2018, our Periscope Trivia Contest was about the sky yesterday (4/29/2018). Here are the questions, the correct answers and winners are listed at the end. Congrats to all who played.   The astrological sign for April 29 is Taurus, … More The Sky Yesterday

Aliens

LTA Trivia Quiz for Monday, April 16, 2018 TOPIC: Aliens On Monday, April 16, 2018, our Periscope Trivia Contest was about aliens. Here are the questions.  The correct answers and winners are listed at the end. Congrats to all who played. According to British astrophysicist Fred Hoyle and others, how did organic material, including bacteria, … More Aliens

Galaxies

LTA Trivia Quiz on Monday, April 9, 2018 TOPIC: Galaxies On Monday, April 9, 2018, my Periscope Trivia Contest was about galaxies. Not unexpectedly, @rossm3838 got two of the 6 questions correct (and fast). He was joined by @joelschultz who also got one answer correct plus Extra Credit for creativity.  Below please find my questions.  … More Galaxies

Our Moon

LTA Trivia Quiz for Monday, March 26, 2018 (Sorry this report is so late. I had computer problems and have just now recovered. The winners listed on the leaderboard below have their window of opportunity open for a month beginning today.) TOPIC: the Moon The Moon is often the first astronomical object people notice. It’s … More Our Moon