Monthly Archives: October 2011

Planetarium Playdate

The “playdate” in the title actually doesn’t refer to my little astronomonsters today, but to me. I spent the day in the planetarium today helping to install a new Elumenati projector with Uniview software. Apparently, we are the 100th installation … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Box Planetarium

As the weather gets chillier, you might start eating more hot cereal like oatmeal. If you don’t, maybe you should start, because you can use those tall, round oatmeal containers to make home planetariums with your kids. Oh, and oatmeal … Continue reading

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Draconids, anyone?

Clouds. And sleepy, fussy kids. Indoors. That was my evening. How about you? I hope someone got some good observing somewhere. Leave a comment about your meteor shower experience, if you had one, or even if you didn’t!

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