Winter stargazing is definitely worth getting a bit uncomfortable for. With objects like the Crab Nebula, The Great Orion Nebula, and a suite of planets in the night sky, Winter viewing is quite rewarding. The Winter sky is clear on most nights due to less particulate matter in the sky for the light from distant objects to bounce off of. This clarity allows views of deep space objects in far greater detail than other months of the year. Moab's dark night skies also aid in see
For those of us that wear glasses, the question is often, "Should I wear my glasses while looking through the telescope?". I often tell guests to try it both ways. General rule is that if your glasses allow you to see 20/20, it will most likely be better with them on. If they are reading glasses, it is better without them.
Looking for a book for the stargazing child in your life? Looking for a way to explain what preserving natural darkness is about to your children? Look no further. This children's book is incredible! The illustrations by Sarah Holden are beautiful, and sure to capture the attention of your little one. Mr. Bogard paves the way for a deeper understanding that just because things are one way, doesn't mean that they need to stay that way if they impact the things we love. I have
Rest, Recovery, and Recreation When most of us think of #darkness, a #fear wells up inside, a fear that is not easy to identify. Is it rational? Probably not, however there it is. “There are different kinds of darkness,” Rhys said. I kept my eyes shut. “There is the darkness that frightens, the darkness that soothes, the darkness that is restful.” I pictured each. “There is the darkness of lovers, and the darkness of assassins. It becomes what the bearer wishes it to be, need