Monthly Archives: June 2015

Jupiter and Venus as a “double star” June 30

Let’s hope for clear skies the evening of June 30 when the ongoing conjunction of Jupiter and Venus gets really cozy! Tuesday evening will see the two planets sharing a space only 1/3-degree apart in our sky; they will look … Continue reading

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June 20 public stargazing success

by William Murmann, CAA President In spite of mostly-cloudy weather during the day, we had between 30 and 40 guests attend our public star party last night (June 20) at Letha House Park. By the time the program started at … Continue reading

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Telescope show and tell

Among the member-owned telescopes shown and discussed at the June 8, 2015 meeting was a lovely antique refracting telescope. The ca. 1900 Broadhurst, Clarkson & Co. instrument was made in London. CAA member Steve discovered the scope while visiting England, … Continue reading

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June 8 meeting: All about ‘scopes

The June 2015 meeting of the Cuyahoga Astronomical Association will feature a gathering of telescopes. Members are invited to bring their personal telescopes to the meeting so that various designs can be seen and compared, all in one place. The … Continue reading

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A most memorable vacation photo

Cuyahoga Astronomical Association member Alan Studt captured this wonderful photo of our home galaxy, the Milky Way, under some fairly challenging circumstances the night of May 23. He and his wife, Gale, were on vacation in Massachusetts when a celestial … Continue reading

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