Tag: August 2018

Back at The Waterfront

When I joined the club (aaa.org) in 2007 we didn’t have anywhere near as many observing sites as we have today. One of the first

What’s Up in the August Sky

August’s Evening Planets Bright Venus will be in Virgo the Virgin until around 9 PM. Red Mars will be up all night, between Capricornus the

The Order of the Dolphin

  R* x    The average rate of stars in order; fp   x   Revolving planets within their border; ne  x    Planets distance paradisiacal, a zone of

Astronomy vs Astrology

There are just a couple of things you’ve got to love about being an astronomer.  My students always advertised that viewing at a star party

AAA Events on the Horizon

August dates of upcoming AAA events 03/Friday Observing, Carl Schurz Park, Manhattan; begins at sunset Observing, Lincoln Center, Manhattan; begins at sunset 04/Saturday Observing, Pier