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by darmstrong
July 2nd, 2015, 11:31 am
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A few shots from the Eldon House Star Night

I've attached a few shots.
by darmstrong
July 24th, 2015, 12:45 pm
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Re: Rona Star Night

Here's a few shots from the star party.
by darmstrong
December 6th, 2015, 4:35 pm
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Comet Catalina Visible Now

Comet Catalina is now a binocular object - get out there!

http://www.skynews.ca/comet-catalina-c2 ... more-10759
by darmstrong
May 9th, 2016, 9:29 pm
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Re: Transit of Mercury May 9th, 2016

Nice shot, you caught it right at the edge.
by darmstrong
July 11th, 2016, 7:25 pm
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Cronyn Photos - July 9, 2016

Probably due to Sunfest there were not too many people at Cronyn on Saturday, so I had time to take some photos up on the deck and in the observatory. Thanks to everyone who comes out to Cronyn to help with the public nights.
by darmstrong
August 4th, 2016, 1:15 am
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Re: Sad news for the club

Angela was a great friend of the London Centre; we will miss her dearly.
by darmstrong
October 6th, 2016, 11:46 am
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Photos - Open Doors Cronyn Event

The photos that Henry and I took at Open Doors Cronyn have now been posted:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/physicsan ... 459981802/

The London Centre was there in force.
by darmstrong
October 7th, 2016, 12:10 am
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Re: Mars right beside Kaus Borealis right now

It's interesting how Mars, now moving east again, lingers in the S-SW at dusk (you'll notice it because it shines with a steady orange light, despite its low altitude). In fact, it was very clear last night, and I saw quite a few bright stars in close proximity to it through my telescope. Although i...
by darmstrong
October 25th, 2016, 9:11 pm
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Antares, Venus, and Saturn - October 27, 2016

These three objects line up on Friday night. Worth getting out your binoculars and taking a look (or a photo). Scroll down to the 27th to see more, here:

http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observin ... ber-21-29/
by darmstrong
March 9th, 2018, 12:29 pm
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Starman Transit Demonstration Video

Henry, at the university, had the idea to create a miniature Tesla in space for the planetary transit demonstration table (in the basement at Cronyn Observatory), and asked me to shoot some video to extend his project. He then produced this video as a tribute to the Falcon Heavy/Tesla/Starman launch...