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    us to get to any star parties or meet members from any clubs in the area for nearly a year Usenet news on sci astro amateur was a lifesaver Most of the time we were viewing from our 3rd story porch in Queens in the eastern part of New York City Views to the west were compromised by massive light pollution from Manhattan and during the coldest months the city generates significant heat that ruins the seeing even as high as 60 degrees above the horizon Still there are plenty of things which can be seen with the 8 inch scope or for that matter with our 10x50 binoculars In October of 2002 we moved to Bay Ridge Brooklyn We no longer have the 3rd floor porch but the skies actually seem to be darker Some of this is because we are near the water which means that in some directions there really is less light pollution We ve also acquired some camera equipment and a several telescopes as Roland has gone on a shopping spree not really it just kind of accumulates At this point we have a couple of smaller scopes includeing a 90mm f 5 refractor its

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    a Orion 120ST 120mm f 5 and older Tasco 60mm f 11 or so not quite sure and an Orion Apex 127mm And since the imaging bug bit I ve acquired a Losmandy GM 8 mount with Gemini GOTO and an older push to Mountain Instruments MI 250 mount Storage is a problem but having enough scopes for kids activities is not Printer friendly version PDF version Navigation Calendar Gallery Constellations Messier Objects M27 The Dumbell Nebula Resources Astronomy Books Buying A Star Buying A Telescope Clubs and Organizations General Interest Imaging and Astrophotography Magazines Mailing Lists and News Groups Science Toy Suppliers Software Weather Information Tips and Tricks Roland s Corner Recent content About Copyright Search form Search User login Username Password Request new password Science Daily Mercury Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke More Science Daily Venus The aliens are silent because they re dead The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Mars Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Jupiter New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star Simulating the jet streams and anticyclones of Jupiter and Saturn More Science Daily Saturn Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby How water escapes from Saturn Magnetic reconnection How water escapes from Saturn Magnetic reconnection Explosive energy in Saturn s magnetic bubble More Science Daily Neptune Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Mars to lose its largest moon Phobos but gain a ring Mars to lose its largest moon Phobos but gain a ring Simulation of 3 D exotic clouds on an exoplanet More Science Daily Uranus Jupiter bumped giant planet from our solar system This solar system isn t big enough for the both of us Jupiter More Science Daily Pluto Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered New Horizons returns first of the best images of Pluto More Science Daily Comets and Asteroids Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Artistic space odyssey to broadcast people s messages to the stars Artistic space odyssey to broadcast people s messages to the stars New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts More Science Daily Kuiper Belt Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Earth like

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  • Blogs | astrofoto.org
    thought they seller did provide a 32 bit install disk Read more about Testing Astro Video Capture in Linux Roland Roberts s blog Log in to post comments Teach Foundational Language Principles CACM May 2015 pp 30 31 Submitted by Roland Roberts on Thu 06 04 2015 13 25 The authors point to teaching programming languages as opposed to logic as being a seriously weak spot in computer science education While the Hour of Code has a lot of appeal and can introduce people to computing they point out that new computing languages are continuously being developed to try to solve new problems They make numerous examples and point to Dijkstra s classic Go To Statement Considered Harmful as examples of how understanding a problem has lead to new languages and new language structures Read more about Teach Foundational Language Principles CACM May 2015 pp 30 31 Roland Roberts s blog Log in to post comments Education What Are We Doing When We Teach Computing in Schools CACM May 2015 pp24 26 Submitted by Roland Roberts on Thu 06 04 2015 13 21 This article initally caught my attention with it s graphic and caption SCIENCE Gravity makes haveier things fall faster The author goes on to recount her experience with just such a poster in a local elementary science fair and her lack of success in having it taken down The point we have started pushing instruction of computing and programming into schools where there are non specialist teachers who are expected to understand the material well enough that the students come away with correct knowledge Read more about Education What Are We Doing When We Teach Computing in Schools CACM May 2015 pp24 26 Roland Roberts s blog Log in to post comments Really installing Oracle Java on Fedora Submitted by Roland Roberts on Tue 05 26 2015 20 16 This has nothing to do with astronomy at all but I can t find a good place to save this information So If you re trying to install Oracle s Java on Fedora after you ve done so the following will set up all of the alternatives links you want need Read more about Really installing Oracle Java on Fedora Roland Roberts s blog Log in to post comments Pages 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next last Navigation Calendar Gallery Constellations Messier Objects M27 The Dumbell Nebula Resources Astronomy Books Buying A Star Buying A Telescope Clubs and Organizations General Interest Imaging and Astrophotography Magazines Mailing Lists and News Groups Science Toy Suppliers Software Weather Information Tips and Tricks Roland s Corner Recent content About Copyright Search form Search User login Username Password Request new password Science Daily Mercury Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke More Science Daily Venus The aliens are silent because they re dead The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Mars Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions

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  • Bright Skies
    north over Manhattan plus it s lower in the sky To make it short I could make out all four of the stars forming the trapezoid as well as epsilon Lyrae The faintest stars there are at magnitude 4 3 which is where I put the limiting magnitude Last week I did the same thing but could only see the three two brightest stars in the trapezoid According to the

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    dead More Science Daily Mars Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Jupiter New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star Simulating the jet streams and anticyclones of Jupiter and Saturn More Science Daily Saturn Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby How water escapes from Saturn Magnetic reconnection How water escapes from Saturn Magnetic reconnection Explosive energy in Saturn s magnetic bubble More Science Daily Neptune Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Mars to lose its largest moon Phobos but gain a ring Mars to lose its largest moon Phobos but gain a ring Simulation of 3 D exotic clouds on an exoplanet More Science Daily Uranus Jupiter bumped giant planet from our solar system This solar system isn t big enough for the both of us Jupiter More Science Daily Pluto Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered New Horizons returns first of the best images of Pluto More Science Daily Comets and Asteroids Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Artistic space odyssey to broadcast people s messages to the stars Artistic space odyssey

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  • Teach Foundational Language Principles (CACM May 2015, pp 30-31) | astrofoto.org
    useful approach particularly if we don t hide the fact that we re simplifying the problem In any event I do have another reading assignment from the SIGPLAN Education Board web site http wp acm org sigplaneducationboard for the Knowledge Area of Programming Languages Roland Roberts s blog Log in to post comments Printer friendly version PDF version Navigation Calendar Gallery Constellations Messier Objects M27 The Dumbell Nebula Resources Astronomy Books Buying A Star Buying A Telescope Clubs and Organizations General Interest Imaging and Astrophotography Magazines Mailing Lists and News Groups Science Toy Suppliers Software Weather Information Tips and Tricks Roland s Corner Recent content About Copyright Search form Search User login Username Password Request new password Science Daily Mercury Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke More Science Daily Venus The aliens are silent because they re dead The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Mars Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Jupiter New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star Simulating the jet streams and anticyclones of Jupiter and Saturn More Science Daily Saturn Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby How water escapes from Saturn Magnetic reconnection How water escapes from Saturn Magnetic reconnection Explosive energy in Saturn s magnetic bubble More Science Daily Neptune Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Mars to lose its largest moon Phobos but gain a ring Mars to lose its largest moon Phobos but gain a ring Simulation of 3 D exotic clouds on an exoplanet More Science Daily Uranus Jupiter bumped giant planet from our solar system This solar system isn t big enough for the both of us Jupiter More Science Daily Pluto Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered New Horizons returns first of the best images of Pluto More Science Daily Comets and Asteroids Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Artistic space odyssey to broadcast people s messages to the stars Artistic space odyssey to broadcast people s messages to the stars New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts More Science Daily Kuiper Belt Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Evidence of a real

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    Simulating the jet streams and anticyclones of Jupiter and Saturn More Science Daily Saturn Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby How water escapes from Saturn Magnetic reconnection How water escapes from Saturn Magnetic reconnection Explosive energy in Saturn s magnetic bubble More Science Daily Neptune Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Mars to lose its largest moon Phobos but gain a ring Mars to lose its largest moon Phobos but gain a ring Simulation of 3 D exotic clouds on an exoplanet More Science Daily Uranus Jupiter bumped giant planet from our solar system This solar system isn t big enough for the both of us Jupiter More Science Daily Pluto Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered New Horizons returns first of the best images of Pluto More Science Daily Comets and Asteroids Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Artistic space odyssey to broadcast people s messages to the stars Artistic space odyssey to broadcast people s messages to the stars New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts More Science Daily Kuiper Belt Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered New Horizons returns first of the best images of Pluto More Astronomy News NASA s Great Observatories Weigh Massive Young Galaxy Cluster Galvanized by Genuine Research Experiences NITARP Program Alumni Flock to International Astronomy Conference Discovering Our Universe from the Classroom Teacher Program Brings NASA Research to Schools

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