Zacheis Planetarium and ASU Observatory
Lunar eclipses and Solar eclipses usually occur about two weeks apart: a lunar eclipse will occur when the Moon is on the opposite side of Earth from the Sun and thus is full, and then a solar eclipse will occur … Continue reading →
In the predawn hours of Oct. 8, Coloradoans will be able to see one of the universes beautiful spectacles: a total lunar eclipse. Read about it on the Sky Watch page.
We now have the equipment for off-axis guiding, and last night I was able to make the first longer exposures made possible by guiding. There is still no stacking or bias/flat frame processing, so it will continue to get better. … Continue reading →
On Oct. 23 there will be a partial solar eclipse visible from the western United States. We’ll have safe eclipse viewing glasses and telescopes set up outside the planetarium. See the planetarium blog for details!