What's Up?

The articles feature current astronomy viewing objects and events,

as well as general astronomy information.

We hope that you enjoy it!

#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.