Stories of Mars

On July 27th, 2018, Mars will enter opposition. It will be the closest it has been to our pale blue dot in fifteen years. Right

AAA President Message – August

Dear Members, It’s already August, can you believe it? Time flies when you’re having a good time. All our public stargazing events are in full

AAA Events on the Horizon

July dates of upcoming AAA events July 03/Tuesday Astro Answers, Russell Parry, “Appley Bridge Meteorite”, AMNH/Linder Theater, 6:15 – 8:00PM Observing, High Line, Manhattan; begins at

That Which Awaits the Dawn

As we move into the summer, our gaze shifts from our neighbors in the Local Cluster towards our galactic plane. The Milky Way rises higher

The Doppler Effect and Cosmic Red Shift

  Christian Doppler (1803 – 1853) was an Austrian mathematician and physicist who is known for his principle, known as the Doppler Effect, that the

What’s Up in the July Sky

July’s Evening Planets Bright Venus will be in Leo the Lion at the beginning of the month and in Virgo the Virgin by the end