Comet NEOWISE 2020/F3

A comet visible to the naked eye is a rare occurrence. A comet approaching the Sun was recently discovered by NASA’s NEOWISE satellite. Today is its closest approach to the Sun where it is heating up and brightening rapidly. Observers in Arizona have been able...

Upcoming ISS Passes

We are finally getting some clear skies and the International Space Station will be visible the next few nights. Tonight’s pass at 9:36 is especially good since it’s almost directly overhead and will be very bright.

Teaser image

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

Dogstar back on line

The Dogstar web site should be mostly back on line following the lightning strike we had. For some reason the weather and webcam pages are not refreshing properly – just hit the update or refresh button on your browser and you should see the latest photos and...

Dogstar Weather Off Line

The lightning storm on Tuesday took out some of the network boxes at Dogstar Observatory so the weather and webcams are off line until I can get someone to fix the problem. Clear skies Jim

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