Saturn, Venus, Jupiter and a very new Moon cozy up at sunset on Friday. Head up to someplace with a clear view to the low, southwestern sky just before sunset around 5:15. No telescope needed. I will check out some good locations today and send out a notice later.
We got a good view of the transit from the parking deck of my office in Atlanta. Lots of folks came out to take a look and the clouds were mostly thin. There were several "wows" from viewers which is something that amateur astronomers strive for but also some notable...
Monday morning starting around 7:30 and lasting until 1:10, Mercury will cross the face of the Sun as seen from Earth. Some of you may recall when we viewed the last Venus transit from the helicopter pad back in June of 2012. While Venus transits are relatively rare...
What a difference a day makes - Saturday was rainy and dreary followed by crystal clear Balsam skies and gorgeous fall colors on Sunday. Hopefully we have another week or so to enjoy it.
Last Friday night the sunset from the Boarding House was amazing. Reports from all over the Southeast of amazing sunsets due to combination of weather fronts and favorable fall sun angle.
Janie took this last Thursday from our back porch. "Lake Balsam" and clouds nicely frame mountains and sunset.
You may have heard of SpaceX’s plan to launch a constellation of thousands of low earth orbit satellites to bring high speed internet service to underserved communities. He launched 60 test satellites on the Falcon 9 from Cape Canaveral last week.
A surprise from mother nature last weekend with snow flurries all day Saturday and a dusting on the mountains above 5000 feet. It was a great weekend with friends and family to celebrate Passover and Easter.
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This is a pre-eclipse image from Dogstar. The eclipse is going to be great! Bundle up and go out and take a look! Jim OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA