telescope Archive

  • During the past few years I have begun to feel a growing urge to gaze upon the planets and stars with more than my naked eyes.  While I like watching the occasional meteor shower if I so happen to be up at 3AM (which is a rare occasion for a boring 30-something like me), the idea of stargazing with a telescope has become less of a fascination and is now about to transform into reality. Admittedly, I have never owned a telescope beside the Fisher Price model I had as a child.  I suppose I was always too intimidated every time I heard many of the big words associated with telescopes.  And being intimidated made me remember why I barely […]

    Calling All Astronomers

    During the past few years I have begun to feel a growing urge to gaze upon the planets and stars with more than my naked eyes.  While I like watching the occasional meteor shower if I so happen to be up at 3AM (which is a rare occasion for a boring 30-something like me), the idea of stargazing with a telescope has become less of a fascination and is now about to transform into reality. Admittedly, I have never owned a telescope beside the Fisher Price model I had as a child.  I suppose I was always too intimidated every time I heard many of the big words associated with telescopes.  And being intimidated made me remember why I barely […]

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