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

The Shape of Night

Tomorrow night (September 27-28) we will have a total lunar eclipse beginning around 9:07 and lasting until 12: 27.  This event will be safe to watch without any special equipment. This eclipse is the final in a series of 4 total lunar eclipses half-year apart. Our minister at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Greensboro has asked … More The Shape of Night