There is a Lunar Eclipses coming our way in a couple of days, the night of 14-15 April. Most of the US will be able to see it!

Writing a Better Observing Report

WRITING YOUR OBSERVING REPORT I am a huge fan of keeping track of what I have observed. I try and keep a log of some sort of what I have seen. But I am at the point I NEED to make better reports. Pretty.. Nice.. and other such is just not good enough anymore. Below […]

Objects in Sagittarius

Sagittarius will soon be making his appearance. So I have put together my target list for the year. I just hope the weather will be kind. M 8 Bright Nebula – Lagoon Nebula is one of the finest and brightest star-forming regions in the sky M 17 Bright Nebula – Omega, Swan, Horseshoe, or Lobster […]

Where Have I Been?

Where have I been? For the last 3 month we have had nothing but CLOUDS and snow! Its enough to drive me NUTS! And with all of the snow we have had its hard to believe that WINTER is still a couple of days away. And to make matters worse I was working on this […]

Try Before You Buy

The best bit of advice I can give you about purchasing new equipment is to try before you buy! My Astro Hut is full of stuff I wish had never bought. Eyepieces, worthless filters and bits and pieces of hardware. Most of the equipment in this hobby such a personal choice. Your choice of equipment […]