Tag: November 2019

Transito de Mercurio en Video

Check out Roman Barroso’s entertaining video of the Transit of Mercury from the East River Park. You don’t need to know Spanish to see our

A Day At the Museum

I was at the American Museum of Natural History, on the Central Park West steps, using the Volunteer Department’s donated 6″ f/8 Dobsonian with a

Elusive Mercury Makes an Appearance

I was the first to arrive to set up at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn just before 7:00 a.m. for the Transit of Mercury. A

Transit in the Park

By Parker Bossier Here’s my flickr album from the transit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/parkerbossier/albums/72157711808512487. Also see the .gif I made of a skyscraper eclipsing the transit: I moved to

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

Apollo 12 the Real Unlucky Number?

Amidst a Sea of Storms (Oceanus Procellarum) the Apollo XII lunar module lander, Intrepid, landed on the Moon with nearly pin-point accuracy on November 19, 1969,