We appear to be hopelessly clouded out tonight in Monrovia. There might
be a chance for some sidewalk astronomy next weekend. I'll let you know!
Have a great weekend ...
Sidewalk Astronomy update!
We should be out this weekend in Monrovia -- Saturday evening, about
8:00 'til about 10:00, at Myrtle & Lime.
Thing is ... the weather forecast is a little iffy! Right now, for
Saturday night, it calls for "Mostly cloudy with a 20% chance of
thunderstorms after 11 p.m." (Wouldn't that be fun, except for the
Nevertheless, I'll give it a chance, and post an update to the list
We should have a great crescent moon, with some excellent views of
Saturn, if the sky clears.
MEANWHILE Jane's "What's Up" podcast for August is fresh and just out,
featuring a little of my astrophotography :) :
We spent last weekend at Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park for our
annual summer star party trip:
And if you're outside tonight at 9:20 p.m., there's a nice bright pass
of the International Space Station. If you face South, you'll see it
rise on your right and pass very close to bright red Antares just after
9:22 p.m. Keep watching as the station experiences sunset, and fades out