Saturn and Jupiter Season A smile like that can only mean one thing: Saturn is in the sky! The two planets will grace the evening sky through the end… Keep reading November 10, 2023November 10, 2023 Astronomy in the Heights! Eight months have passed since I last set up my telescope in NYC. I can only plead the excuses of cold winter nights, rain, windy… Keep reading November 10, 2023November 10, 2023 Faint Fuzzies at First Encounter The Moon, Jupiter, Saturn: these are the showstoppers, bright, vivid, and dramatic. Then there are what amateur astronomers call the faint fuzzies. These are dim,… Keep reading August 24, 2023August 25, 2023 Behind the scenes The life of a street astronomer is not just fame and glory, despite what you may have heard. Equipment needs maintaining. There are optics to… Keep reading August 23, 2023August 24, 2023 I’m back! It’s been a long hiatus. I last had my telescope set up for the public at the end of 2022. Cold winter nights deter even… Keep reading August 23, 2023August 24, 2023 Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.