What's Up?

The articles feature current astronomy viewing objects and events,

as well as general astronomy information.

We hope that you enjoy it!

#27 August 7, 2020  Perseids & the royal family
#26 July 24, 2020  satellites & C/2020 F3
#25 July 10, 2020  moon - 3Q to new
#24 July 3, 2020  moon - full to 3Q (with typo corrected)
#23 June 26, 2020  moon - 1Q to full
#22 June 19, 2020  moon - new to ~6 days
#21 May 29, 2020  retrograde motion of the inner planets
#20 May 22, 2020  retrograde motion of the outer planets
#19 May 1, 2020  gemini, M44, Ophiuchus
#18 April 17, 2020  Kepler's Third Law
#17 April 3, 2020  Kepler's Second Law
#16 March 27, 2020  Kepler's First Law
#15 March 20, 2020  history behind Kepler's Laws
#14 March 13, 2020  planetary orbits
#13 February 14, 2020  dark skies, light pollution
#12 January 24, 2020  Venus-Neptune conjunction, stellar magnitude
#11 January 3, 2020  eight points along the Ecliptic
#10 November 29, 2019  buying a telescope
  #9 November 15, 2019  Mercury transit picture, the Wanderers
  #8 November 1, 2019  Mercury transit and why we see it
  #7 October 18, 2019  meteor showers
  #6 October 4, 2019  Astronomical League Observing Challenges
  #5 September 20, 2019  Harvest Moon, equinoxes
  #4 August 30, 2019  how to measure the sky using your fist
  #3 August 16, 2019  the Zodiac, astronomy clubs
  #2 August 2, 2019  asterisms, constellations
  #1 July 26, 2019  intro to What's Up?, big dipper



What's Up? is a quasi-regular newspaper article published in the Plympton-Halifax-Kingston Express newspaper.


It is authored by SSASTROS club member, Barry DeCristofano.


If you have any comments, questions, or suggestions for future article topics,

you can email Barry at astroblog@comcast.net.