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No Money Astronomy: Specters In The Night

07/21/2015 // 5 Comments

The night sky is haunted. There are ghastly starry specters—soft splatters of ethereal light—glowing among the eternal dark. They’ll make your eyes squint. They’ll make you question reality…am I seeing things? Is there anything really there? Why am I talking to myself? It’s true! The night sky is filled with allllll sorts of things and all we need is biological optics (eyes).   Nebula Galaxies (Andromeda) Star Clusters Comets Satellites   These celestial spooks are dim, but perceptible—if you know where to look. We explored the stars, constellations, [Click Here To Read Article...]

No Money Astronomy: Stars

07/10/2015 // 11 Comments

So, I was at the grocery store the other day, admiring the baguettes, when I heard footsteps directly behind me. The pressure of staring eyes caused me to lift my snout into the air, that’s when someone tapped me on the shoulder. Three times. “You know, I want to get into amateur astronomy, but I don’t have the cash! The gear is way too expensive!” A voice said. I turned around and placed a hand upon the disheveled individual’s shoulders. “Don’t worry, my friend! Let me ask you a question: are you blind?” The disheveled individual scratched his [Click Here To Read Article...]