Category Archives: night

Pertains to nighttime in any way – stars and planets in the night sky, 4th of July fireworks, traveling at night, where Apollo takes his fiery chariot after sunset, why the Earth is round, and so on.

The Telescope

 One important piece of equipment  is an 8″ Dobsonian telescope.   sighted these objects:  The Moon, Jupiter, Uranus, Neptune, The Ring Nebula in Lyra (M57, mag 8.8), the Blue Snowball Nebula (NGC7662, mag 8.3), the Crab Nebula (M1) (more on physics … Continue reading

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