Choosing A Telescope
Telescope Aperture Considerations
Introduction to Planetary Sketching
Refractor Dobsonian Style Mounts
The Bonds: Pioneers of American Astronomy
Saturn's Encke Minima and Encke Division
Nature and Travel Photography
Recommended Astronomy Books
Partial Solar Eclipse, December 25, 2000, 17:08 UT, seeing 3 - 5.
90mm f/5 refractor with a Baader solar filter on alt-az mount. Magnification 48x with AP/Baader/Zeiss Binoviewer. Several sunspots visible, including a sunspot group near the lunar limb.
"It is only during an eclipse that the man in the moon has a place in the sun." -- Anonymous
Click left arrow below to view Space Shuttle sketch or right arrow to view Venus sketches.