Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Astronomy at the Mill of Kintail

by Pat Browne The Lecture Notes and NightSky Observations are available here: Night Sky Lecture 1 Points to Ponder - Session 1 Observations NightSky Lecture 2 Night Sky Lecture...

Night Sky (not) in Yellowknife

Some of you who took the Night Sky Conservation Course this Spring had the pleasure of meeting our assistant Andrew Lindstrom. Andrew has remained...

Asteroid 2012 DA14 and Russian meteor Feb 2013 – Orbits

by Pat Browne I recently received an email asking: "There was such a fuss being made about the asteroid fly by up until the day of,...

Night Sky Lecture 4

by Pat Browne Spring Astronomy Course Mississippi Valley NightSky Conservation IV The Art and Science of Observing the NightSky Around Us Program developed by: Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority Royal...

Morning Moonset ‘Eclipses’ Eclipse – April 4 2015

If we take the definition of the verb form 'eclipse' to mean  'to block', then we have the time and place set for our...

November Astronomy Webcast- Ottawa RASC

by Pat Browne This month marks the beginning of webcasts of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Ottawa Centre's Meeting. It is held at the...

July Sky – The Twilight Zone

by Pat Browne July is a difficult month to ramble through the skies at night. We (observers at northern latitudes) get so little darkness, and...

Bright Planets in the East before Dawn – October 2015

Use Stellarium to check out the sky configuration for your location and time                                                                           You may have gotten up or will get up before sunrise and...

Spring Night Sky Sessions

The MVCA Night Sky Conservation team is pleased to offer a series of informal Astronomy sessions this Spring. First meeting is on Friday April...

The 3-Dimensional nature of galaxies… including the Milky Way

It was not very clear, but clear enough to capture 30 seconds of photons of three galaxies in Draco. NGC 5895, 5892, 5891 These clearly show...