Adirondack Daily Enterprisehttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 4 Mar 2015 06:32:09 EDTWed, 4 Mar 2015 06:32:09 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssA beginner's guide to optical telescopeshttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.comhttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/page/content.detail/id/550820.htmlOptical telescopes have been around for a very long time.Tue, 3 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTVenus riseshttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.comhttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/page/content.detail/id/550401.htmlWhile we've been busy with holidays, snow-shoveling and stacking firewood (as well as those pesky day jobs), the evening sky has been marching to the west one degree per day as the sun has been moving east and north along the Ecliptic.Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDTWinter observinghttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.comhttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/page/content.detail/id/550079.html(Editor's note: Another member of the Adirondack Public Observatory will take over for Aileen O'Donoghue this week.) --- It's February in the Adirondacks and bitter cold nights are settling in before the warm-up to spring.Tue, 3 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDTComets fill the nights skyhttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.comhttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/page/content.detail/id/549622.htmlComets have been in the news this year, and this month we have the opportunity to view one with our own eyes. I saw it first in Puerto Rico last week when I was at the Arecibo (radio) Observatory for an undergraduate astronomy workshop.Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTWhen the sky gets a little darker againhttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.comhttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/page/content.detail/id/549237.htmlI hope your chaise lounge is still accessible as there are more astronomical treasures near the zenith to explore in the early parts of these deep, dark night.Tue, 6 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDT