A Place to Hang Your Coat in the Sky

One of the joys of observing God’s placement of stars is to find asterisms  or identifiable patterns. The patterns are usually named after some object or thing that is commonly known. The Coat Hangar Cluster, which can be found in the vicinity of sky between Altair and the Albireo (the base … Continue reading

Two Days in July–from Binocular to Telescope

It is not just the act of a single observation of the heavens that is significant. When an observer begins to step back and consider what has been seen and recorded, a period of observation begins to take on a larger view. As we teach teachers how to observe the … Continue reading

High in the Sky; Constant and Clear: the Beehive Cluster

Whether north or south of the equator, most people can see the Beehive Cluster shortly after sunset and high in the sky. Whether it is a poor poverty stricken neighborhood or a rich suburb of a modern city, it is the same. Whether the observer is  a doctor or a … Continue reading