From: S LYON (email@example.com)
Brad, I recommend Sky & Telescope Mag for starters. <www.skypup.com>
It's got a great "Guide To The Evening Sky" that shows you exactly
when/where/what is visible any given night of the month. Whole bunch of
links, too, some of which point to historical origins.
"Mugleston, Brad" wrote:
> I realize that this is off topic so please reply off line.
> I have to teach a basic astronomy class next week to some 12 to 18 year old
> young women. We will be in the mountains and if the sky is clear just
> finding the big dipper can be a challenge (way to many bright stars). If
> there is a slight overcast the dipper is easy to find.
> All of my astronomy software is N/A and I need to know, for Wednesday June
> 28th, what planets will be available (and time/location, I'm in Colorado
> MST). Also, if I get some interest and cooperation from the weather, I will
> have my 6" HB reflector, anything interesting to look at?
> How about stories - like how ****** got it's name.
> I've got to admit it's been a few years sense I've done much star gazing so
> please be as simple in your directions as possible.
> Thank you and 72's
> de KI0OT, Brad
'Seab' Lyon - AA1MY Beacon NY USA FN-31 QRP-L 574 ARCI 9253
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