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I’ve been captivated by astronomy ever since I was a kid, living in NW Colorado where the Milky Way was bright enough to read by. I can be found most clear nights in my pasture with either my 4.5″ Dob, 10″ Dob, or my binoculars.

By Rapid Eye Observatory on May 13, 2009 in
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Date: May 13, 2009 Title: Messier’s First Unique Find – Globular Cluster M3 Podcaster: RapidEye Observatory Organization: RapidEye Observatory Description: A brief overview of Globular Clusters, discuss Charles Messier and his list (brief), and observing Messier’s first unique find, M3. Bio: I’ve been captivated by astronomy ever since I was a kid, living in NW […]

By Rapid Eye Observatory on February 24, 2009 in
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Date: February 24, 2009 Title: Wolf-Rayet Stars Podcaster: RapidEye Organization: RapidEye Observatory – a private observatory in rural Lee County, NC http://www.rapideye.us/astro/RapidEye-ClearSky.html Description: A discussion about Wolf-Rayet Stars and how to observe NGC 2359 “Thor’s Helmet Nebula”, a Wolf-Rayet star powered Nebula. Bio: I’ve been captivated by astronomy ever since I was a kid, living in NW Colorado […]

By Rapid Eye Observatory on January 17, 2009 in
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Date:  January 17, 2009 Title:  January’s Garnet Star Podcaster:  RapidEye Organization:   RapidEye Observatory – a private observatory in rural Lee County, NC Description:   A discussion about what are carbon stars, what they look like, and how to find winter’s nicest carbon star: R Leporis. Bio:   I’ve been captivated by astronomy ever since I was a […]