Category - Constellations/Sky

Meteor Crater | Arizona

Fifty thousand years ago a large meteor struck Arizona in the middle of the desert. Some folks in...

Delphinus

Let me begin by saying that Delphinus is an advanced constellation. If you’re still puzzling...

Aquila

The other night I was with my boys under the stars. My five year-old looked up and said...

The Milky Way

I’ve been going for a long walk around my suburban neighborhood every night, and on most...

Sagittarius

Sagittarius is beautiful right now in Utah Valley where I live. It can only be seen from July...

Telescopes for Kids

I got my first telescope last year for Christmas, and I was so excited. It is called the Funscope...

Messier Objects

So let’s talk about Charles Messier and his famous objects. Messier was a French astronomer...

BYU Planetarium

BYU has a planetarium on the 4th floor of the Eyring Science Center. We visited earlier this year...

BYU Astrofest

The large telescope was focused on Venus. BYU hosts an Astrofest every May at the Eyring Science...