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Due to clouds, the September 20th Starway to Heaven had to be canceled. We'll try again this Saturday, September 27.
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Jupiter's moon Europa emerges from the planet's limb (at 1 o'clock) leaving its shadow on the opposite side of the planet's disk.
A new group of sunspots appeared on the sun's northwestern limb.
Here's a full-disk image (not a mosaic) of the Sun on Saturday morning, April 19th, in the hydrogen alpha band (656.28 nanometers) with a double-stacked Lunt 60mm scope (bandwith <0.5 nm) a
I picked up a monochrome QHY-5M-II CMOS planetary/guide camera at NEAF, intending it for lunar and solar work.
Bad weather obstructed totality in the wee hours of April 15th, but WAA VP for Field Events Bob Kelly managed to capture an image of the partial phase before the rains came in.
New York City has announced plans to replace all of its streetlights with LED fixtures.
This month Mars is at opposition - opposite the Sun from our point of view here on Earth. It's also the closest opposition in years. So this is a perfect opportunity to view the Red Planet.
The May SkyWAAtch is out. You can read it here.