Teacher-Leader Gallery

Introduction Teachers and leaders that we have encouraged or trained to observe and sketch the heavens often provide us examples of their recorded observations. In a very real sense, all of us are students as we observe the created heavens, but these sketches are from those who have responsibilities to provide instruction… Continue reading

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Eye on the Philippines

Our summer “dog” days are hot and humid and typically cloudy. Observing nights are limited, but when they happen you learn to move quickly. July 31 was one of those nights–it was clear and calm for a few hours. I grabbed the little 80mm refractor that we use in astronomy… Continue reading

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Tale of Two Continents — from Observing M51

It is a most unlikely story when observing a beautiful object leads to a story of two men on two continents who have never met. But that is exactly what this post introduces. The whole affair started simply enough: observe M51, which is a beautiful spiral galaxy in the Northern… Continue reading

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