Always a good day when you get a new delivery of cheap eyepieces for your beginner’s telescope.
The 5-inch f/5 reflector is a nice balance between features and price for a beginner. The telescope even collapses down into a very portable package for bringing to the local dark part for viewing the stars.
I particularly like that half of the $199 price goes to funding Astronomers Without Borders worldwide education programs.
Turn back to 1967. When the late, great Leonard Nimoy took us beyond the boundaries of space on vinyl.
Listen to the full album here.
Mellow morning vinyl spin.
When the Ohio winter winds roar outside, I find the perfect cure is some warm island music. Swedish exotica band Ìxtahuele’s newly released Call of the Islands definitely fits the bill.