27 Mar, 2017
Blog 11: The Home observatory-plus
Tonight is cloudy and wet, here in the Salt Lake City area. Scanning the astronomy discussion site, cloudynights.com, you come across an exciting announcement: a bright supernova has erupted in a galaxy that is well-placed in the night sky. You’re itching to photograph this cosmic catastrophe -- but the weather here is abominable.
Checking the Utah charts section of the cleardarksky.com web site, you find that for this night alone, southern Utah has a nice clear break in the weather, but the