Backyard Astronomy

I’m writing this from an unusual locale for astronomy: our backyard in Salt Lake City.Tonight is cool but not cold. It’s after sundown and Cory is at the symphony. Crickets are scratching away, a buggy concert warning of autumn and … Continue reading»

Looking Up

The place local astronomers have dubbed Lakeside is not one of western Utah’s more beautiful sites. I’ve never hiked a desert I didn’t like, but Lakeside is toward the bottom on the scenic scale. Near the Air Force bombing range … Continue reading»