iPhone and iPod Touch Astronomy Apps

Introduction Telescopes have changed very little since the 1600’s.  Hans Lippershey’s  and  Sir Isaac Newton’s designs have proven to be an overwhelming success because of a common theme that runs through all great inventions, high performance and simplicity.  While there have been few advancements in the basic principles of how a telescope works, there have […]

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The Eagle Has Landed

A lot of amateur astronomers will complain about the Moon, saying that it is nothing but a bright nuisance getting in the way of Deep Sky observing.  Maybe its just me, but with the Moon being Earth’s nearest celestial body, I’ll take an up close study of the lunar craters, mountains and complex shadows over […]

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