Camp Delany Fall 2017

We had a wonderful time at Camp Delany.  The weather did not cooperate, giving us only 2 nights of a few hours of viewing.  Wednesday night we had about 2 hours with the night resulting in poor transparency and 90 percent humidity!  Thursday and Friday were a bust but we had wonderful times visiting with…

FALL CAMP DELANY IS FULL

Camp Delany registration is now closed and the camp is full.  I have left the sign up form attached in case anyone needs any information from it.  I am very excited to see all of you next week that signed up and, for those who weren’t able to attend, I hope to see you next…

July Meeting Recap

Thank you to Dr. Bjorn Nilsen for his great talk about Electromagentics!  So very interesting and he had great visuals! We are looking forward to next month’s part 2!  We also talked about the upcoming Hurricane Ridge Star Party.  It is our 20th year up at the ridge and we are excited to be there…

June Meeting Recap

We had a great meeting this June.  We learned about how to read star charts and star party etiquette. Congratulations to Cliff and Jeff for earning their pins a certificate from the Astronomical League Sketching Program!  You have to sketch a minimum of 75 of the 110 objects on the list, so Cliff and Jeff…

Camp Delany Astrophoto

Check out this amazing astrophoto of NGC 7023, the Iris Nebula, a bright nebula in Cepheus.  There is a lot of cosmic dust surrounding the massive young stars in it’s center!  Thank you Al Tuttle for sharing.  See more of Al’s amazing photos at:  http://www.alberts-astro.com/astro/Astropics/2014-2017/index.html