Monthly Archives: October 2011

Moonrise in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Full moonrise is such a common sight but one so often missed. The joy of seeing the sliver of a moon appear over the horizon starts a process. It starts with a sliver of light; it continues with the appearance … Continue reading

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When the Heavens Open the Eyes of a New Observer

Because the nature of the ministry work we do, we have the wonderful opportunity to teach observing to people who have never looked through optics before. Even where skies are truly dark, it takes some re-orientation and training to learn … Continue reading

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