Tag: August 2020

Photo by Yui Hasehawa

How I got into Astronomy

When I was nine, I formed a grand plan of sending my dad into orbit.  He was going to live forever; I would make sure

Photo by Samir Patel

Dhumketu NEOWISE

That’s one of the words describing a comet in Sanskrit.  In Indian mythology dhumketu (comet) is associated with two demons, Rahu and Kethu.  Lord Vishnu

The James Webb Space Telescope – Delayed Again

Oh no, not again. The JWST project already infected with the government virus “Stratospheric-Cost-Overruns” has been delayed yet again — this time by the unforeseen

AAA President Message – August 2020

Hello AAA members! As we enter August, exciting things are happening at our Association. New By-Laws were recently adopted that will allow us to build

What’s Up in the August Sky

August’s Evening Planets Find bright Jupiter and Saturn in Sagittarius the Archer all night. Red Mars will be in Pisces the Fish as of midnight

Events on the Horizon – August

Upcoming AAA events in August 2020 AAA continues to follow official recommendations regarding COVID-19, and coordinates with any partner institutions regarding event cancellations. For the

“Comet Con” From Southern Utah

Because of our recent interstellar visitor, C/2020 F3 NEOWISE, I decided to adventure west to darker skies in search of optimal viewing and photographic opportunities.