Category: Observing

Sunny Morning for a Transit

On Nov. 11 in East River Park in Manhattan, a team of amateur astronomers and astro-photographers from the AAA met to document the transit of

A Beautiful Day for a Transit

The Mercury Transit was on a beautifully warm and sunny day — certainly warmer than the forecasts had had me expecting. The sun cleared the

The Messenger Crosses the Sun

On Monday, Nov 11th, Mercury made its fourth transit across the sun this century. AAA members across New York City and beyond experienced this rare

Congressional Solar Viewing

Probably the only member of Congress with an asteroid named after her got some solar viewing in through AAA telescopes recently. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of