Venus and Mercury in the west after sunset Mercury will disappear as the month progresses Jupiter high in the southwestern Sky Saturn appears in the southeast in the late evening hours Virgo will fill the southern sky – thousands of … Read the rest of this entry
The following images were taken by KAS members of the recent Venus, Mars and Moon event on February 20th, 2015. In the images, you can see the two planets and the moon, but also the part of the moon … Read the rest of this entry
A great thank you to all the donors and sponsors for Kopernik AstroFest 2013.
Here’s a quick AstroFest 2013 preview with Roy Williams with the local News Channel 12.
Bob Berman is the world’s most widely read astronomer. Since the mid-1990s, his celebrated “Strange Universe” feature has appeared monthly in Astronomy magazine, the largest circulation periodical on the subject. Berman is also astronomy editor of the Old Farmers Almanac. He was Discover magazine’s monthly columnist from 1989-2006. He … Read the rest of this entry
Planning is underway for the 2013 KAS Messier Marathon. This is a great opportunity to view all the objects catalogued by Charles Messier that took him 24 years to observe. Messier catalogued objects that he originally thought were comets, but … Read the rest of this entry