An amateur astronomer friend has a motorized telescope that allows you to tap in the name of the object you want to see – a constellation, a planet, a deep-sky object – and it automatically locates them in the sky. 1,207 more words
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In our Solar System class, we’ve been using Stellarium to investigate the relative motion of constellations and our Sun. Beyond the ability to lapse time, the features that were most helpful to me were the ones that labelled the constellations and drew lines in between the stars that formed these constellations. 147 more words
So, there are these things called clouds.
If you are an astronomer already, you know where I’m going. Read on anyway.
Yep, clouds. Clouds are often the bane of my existence when it comes to this stuff. 1,016 more words