Messier Marathon at Slooh

Well I did it! 17 March 2018 – a night to remember I have become an astronomer member at Slooh and am able to reserve slots with objects of my choice on the Slooh telescopes which are situated on the … more

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

The LSST – what big eyes you have As the wolf in Little Red Riding Hood said, all the better to see you my dear Halfway between first brick and first light the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) is under … more

Cosmic Reconciliation * Hemelruim Versoening

For the past decade or so I have been part of an astronomy group, the Orion Observation Group. Our main mission is to inspire others to look and appreciate the night sky.We were invited by the Afrikaanse Taalmonument (Afrikaans Language … more

Die Klerehanger (Coathanger)

–deur Serena Ingamells– Wat kan lekkerder wees as om op die naat van jou rug na die sterre te lê en kyk behalwe miskien om onverwags jou eerste sterrebeeld (asterisma) raak te loop? In die OOG-nuusbrief van November 2004 het … more