Blog Posts

Moon Phase Calendars

Our popular Moon Phase Calendars are still available here at! You can click the button below or navigate to Resources -> Online Resources and click on “More Information and Links” under The Moon heading. The link to our Moon Phase Calendars is right at the top. These easy to use calendars will help you […]


Spiral Galaxy and The Messier Catalog

An image of a Spiral Galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici from one of our favorite sites, APOD (Astronomy Picture Of the Day). This galaxy is Messier Object 106. French astronomer Charles Messier was a comet hunter who identified over 100 objects that resembled comets but were not. He created a catalogue of these objects […]


International Dark Sky Association

This week we wish to recognize the towns of Westcliffe and East Cliff Colorado for their recent applications with the International Dark Sky Association to become recognized Dark Sky Communities. A Dark Sky Community is “a town, city, municipality, or other legally organized community that has shown exceptional dedication to the preservation of the night […]