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2014 Geminid Meteor Shower – Peaking In The Sky Near You This Weekend

Hey, everyone, Just wanted to post a reminder note about the Geminid Meteor Shower that is peaking this weekend. Given the holiday craziness, end of year craziness, and general Life Craziness, I know how quickly things can become lost in … Read the rest of this entry

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The Second Great Total Lunar Eclipse of 2014 – This Wednesday AM

Greetings, everyone, This coming Wednesday morning will be the second of four successive total lunar eclipses spanning the 2014/2015 years. Having a series of four total lunar eclipses (solar eclipses don’t count) with no partials in between is known as … Read the rest of this entry

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September Meeting Slides – including October Lunar Eclipse Info

Hey, everyone, If you were unable to make the meeting today, attached are the meeting slides. The main set of slides contains information on the October Total Lunar Eclipse. The second presentation is Dave Dunham’s on some of the recent, … Read the rest of this entry

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Fall Friends/Family Star Party – Nov 8, 2013!

The APL Astronomy Club’s Friends & Family Star Party will be held on Friday, November 8th, at 6:00pm until 10:00 pm or so, depending on how things are going, how enthused the telescope volunteers are for staying late, etc. Star … Read the rest of this entry

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In the days leading up to the height of the Perseid Meteor Shower, I happened to have worked out a mini vacation trip to Colorado and Wyoming. During the trip, whenever I was camping out, I was shooting astro-lapse sequences … Read the rest of this entry

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Maryland Nights II – a night sky time-lapse video

Earlier this year I finished up my astro-lapse video, Maryland Nights II. It can be found on vimeo and YouTube. The vimeo link is here: At some point when I get some free time I am going to be working … Read the rest of this entry

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