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 had no luck with the weather on Saturday night, but we still had visitors show up, including families with kids, college students, and other community members. Those who visited got tours of the observatory, discussions of the types of … Continue reading →
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 →