Monday, August 23, 2010

Astropod - Episode 37

Late August, Early September - Great time to get out a pair of binoculars and start scanning the Fall skies. Cooler weather and the skies getting dark earlier make observing with binoculars a great thing to do with the family!

Monday, April 26, 2010

Astropod - Episode 36

Late April - May: Time to look for planets Venus and Saturn. Find out what the moon is doing and when. Eta Aquarids meteor shower early May...not great for viewing, but it is the dust from Halley's comet!

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Astropod - Episode 35

Late February - Mars is the emphasis this month. You won't want to miss this beautiful red planet!! Come out to Roper Mountain on a Friday night to look through our 23-inch refractor telesocpe.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Astropod - Episode 34

December - This month the emphasis is on the Geminid Meteor shower (early morning of the 14th) and the Winter Solstice on the 21st.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Episode 33

Late October - Jupiter still brilliant in the southern sky. Orionid Meteor shower on October 21st. New Moon on October 18th and First Quarter on the 25th.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Astropod - Episode 31

September - Jupiter continues to climb into the southeastern sky. The Moon is always fun to view...find out when. Also...we're changing from Summer to Fall this month.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Astropod - Episode 30

Late August - The "King of Planets" is rising in the southest by 9:00 EDT! Through a telescope you can enjoy the ever-changing cloudscapes. Moon will be 1st Quarter on 27th at 7:42 am EDT.