Category astronomy

Camping with Cloudy Skies

First camp trip of 2017, with Joy and Campbell. Cloudy skies made our telescope viewing pretty bad, but we did find wild asparagus nearby. Pretty tasty foraging. A nice shot of our Camp Inn teardrop trailer (aka Vuggie), with the REI Alcove tent for the galley and the side tent where Joy changes clothes and has a portable potty. We pull the trailer with the red Saturn Vue, which Joy named Candi. It's true, Geezers like us enjoy camping.Read More

New Celestron Telescope

Got a new 6-inch SCT and Celestron Evolution mount. Use my iPad or iPhone to celestron a star, planet, nebula, etc. then mount automatically points the scope .

Got a new 6-inch SCT and Celestron Evolution mount. Use my iPad or iPhone to click a star, planet, nebula, etc. in a planetarium App -- then mount automatically points the scope.

    Looking at the Green Mountain Radio tower from my backyard. Note the dog and the Dew Shield. Enjoying the new scope and mount.Read More

Joy looking at Jupiter

Joy looking at Jupiter from Buena Vista KOA camp ground. Snow covered Mt. Princeton in the background. Buena Vista, CO
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Joy's 3.5-inch Mak telescope with iOptron Cube mount with GPS.

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