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July 29: A great night for stargazers

by William Murmann, CAA President We had one of our most successful public star parties for the Medina County Park District last night (July 29) at Letha House. I don’t have an exact count, but I think 100 or more … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice Celebration: Who we are

by Jay Reynolds, CAA Observatory Director June 22 — If you could not attend last night’s Lakewood Summer Solstice Celebration, it was something extra special. The clouds dissolving into blue skies, a small crowd building into thousands gathered by the … Continue reading

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Do your best with what you have and you may just make a masterpiece

The Cuyahoga Astronomical Association has a number of members interested in and skilled at astrophotography – an activity that is both similar to and different from traditional terrestrial photography. One of our skilled practitioners is Joe Golias, owner of Astrozap.com … Continue reading

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Milky Way stars during public star party

We had great sky conditions for our August 6 public star party at Letha House Park. We didn’t get an exact count, but I think there were between 75 and 100 guests who came for the program, including Park Ranger Bob who stopped … Continue reading

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Solstice Celebration a huge success

The night of June 21 the Cuyahoga Astronomical Association (CAA) participated in the city of Lakewood’s Summer Solstice Celebration. The event, featuring food, music, dance, and frivolity, really focussed on the solstice sunset and the beginning of summer. Representing the … Continue reading

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CAA member photographs Indonesian eclipse

CAA member and eclipse chaser Steve Korylak followed the Sun to Indonesia for the March 9 total solar eclipse. He viewed and photographed the event from the deck of a ship positioned for an optimal view of totality. Here are … Continue reading

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There’s a big black spot on the Sun today

Changing a word from an old Police lyric, there’s a big black spot on the Sun today. Sunspot AR2529 is the dominant feature on an otherwise quiet star. Visible to the unaided eye through solar-safe filters, the sunspot is several … Continue reading

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