SteamRoLLer's Astronomy Page


Keep in mind that the best Astronomy is generally done in the dark. This doesn't mean standing next to a street/porch light. Optimally there would be no lights visible. Also remember it generally takes your eyes about a half hour to light adapt. Many astronomers that live in light polluted skies will travel a couple of hours ( ~ 60 miles away from any large city)! to a dark sky site. I see only 4th magnitude stars at my residence due to light pollution :(


Moon Phase Explained Meteor Showers Current Astronomy Events Calendar of Events!
Seasons Explained A Local Astronomy Club, The AAAP. Light Pollution, yuck! Satellites!!
Astronomy Sites and Info SETI JPL Web Page

Caldwell Objects The objects with magnitude numbers less than about 8 can be seen in 7X50 binoculars. Clear Skies!

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