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Astronomy for RVers – The Big Picture (Part 1) – From rocks to stars

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By Chris Fellows, Serenity Mobile Observatory (click any image to enlarge – except Chris's ;) ) In my travels and conversations with folks during star parties...

Seeing double – Observing double stars, that is

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By Chris Fellows, Serenity Mobile Observatory In this series of articles I like to keep my targets to objects that anyone can observe. (This isn’t...

Our island in the sky – the International Space Station

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By Chris Fellows, Serenity Mobile Observatory The first components of the International Space Station (ISS) were launched in 1998 and it has been under perpetual...

Great balls of fire! The globular clusters of the Milky Way

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By Chris Fellows, Serenity Mobile Observatory Planets are cool, nebula are fine, distant galaxies can be fun to track down and squint at for hours,...

Mars: The Red Planet is close by – check it out!

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Mars: The Red Planet is at its closest approach to Earth since 2003 By Chris Fellows, Serenity Mobile Observatory Mars has always been a source of...

Charles Messier: An 18th century astronomer with game

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Meet my buddy, Chuck (Messier) By Chris Fellows, Serenity Mobile Observatory People have been looking up at the night sky since people have been people. From...

The Milky Way – Observing our home in the universe

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By Chris Fellows, Serenity Mobile Observatory July is here and everyone is out in the parks grilling hot dogs and splashing in the waters all...

That’s a big hole! – Visit Meteor Crater

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By Chris Fellows, Serenity Mobile Observatory Will you be anywhere near Flagstaff, Arizona, this year? If so you have to make a stop at Meteor...

Astronomy – Treasures of the Teapot

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Locating Messier objects in Sagittarius By Chris Fellows, Serenity Mobile Observatory Hello everyone. I hope you’re having a great travel season. Summer is one of my...

Astronomy for RVers: Dark skies in Texas

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Another great park that caters to astronomers. By Chris Fellows, Serenity Mobile Observatory (Click on any image to enlarge.) Are you ready to hit the road with...

Where and when to look for Mars – the Red Planet

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By Chris Fellows, Serenity Mobile Observatory This week I thought I would talk a little bit about Mars and point you in the right direction...

A closer look at the moon

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By Chris Fellows, Serenity Mobile Observatory Understanding and observing our nearest celestial neighbor  As I looked through my previous articles and started planning for this week’s...
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