Cactus Patch Observatory / 14" LX200
"The four points of the compass be logic, knowledge, wisdom, and the unknown. Some do bow in that final direction. Others advance upon it. To bow before the one is to lose sight of the three."
Quote:Oh, I almost forgot, let us not forget the Edgar Rice Burroughs novels in his Venus series
The Wizard of Venus (1964)
Quote:As for the other kind of “quality” of our skies, there is nothing to beat being out in my backyard and gazing at the beauty of the Jewel Box, Omega Centauri, 47 Tuc, the Eta Carina Nebula and of course the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds.
Quote:Rick,I don’t have the Moon and Mars Topo globes. Not only would I love to have them – but also a pair of Mercury globes. . . wouldn’t that round it all off nicely! (I wonder when S&T are going to produce Mercury globes?)
Quote:Yes, our skies do seem a bit biased toward the “good stuff”, but then every March/April I dream about tackling a Messier Marathon. What a dusk to dawn northern hemisphere night that must be!Susan
(Next cold front, I'm ordering a Mars book.)