Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina, USA

Category: Video Astronomy / EAA

Bringing Space Exploration & the Night Sky Down to Earth

Can We Improve Public Observing Sessions?

Since joining the Raleigh Astronomy Club in late 2006, I have grown increasingly more involved in Astronomy outreach. I find sharing my knowledge of Astronomy, the night skies and celestial observing to be quite rewarding as well as very enjoyable. While on vacation just a few weeks ago I came across a small plaque for…
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May Public Outreach Session

This past Saturday, May 31st, I helped out again with the Public Outreach / Observing session put on by the Morehead Panetarium.  The session was held out at Jordan Lake just west of Apex and south of Chapel Hill in North Carolina. People showed up well in advanced of the official start time of 9:00pm.  But even…
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First Light with New Astro-Video Camera

I recently purchased a color video-astronomy camera from Astro Video Systems (AVS), the Advanced Cam MKIII.  First light for the camera happened to coincide with the Morehead Planetarium’s SkyWatching session for May.  If I could get it working, it would be a great way to show off views of deep space objects to the visitors. I connected…
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