This page updated 29 April 2012



Welcome to the Amateur Astronomer's Notebook! This site is the result my 38+ year interest in astronomy. Within this site you will find information on a wide variety of topics that may be of interest to both casual star watchers as well as experienced amateurs. Below is a list of topics available for your inspection. I hope you find this site interesting and useful especially if your nights out include Florida Holidays with family and friends!! This page is also available in Romanian language.


Telescope Basics


Information For Observers

General Information

Advanced Topics

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A classic Celestron 14 Telescope; this image  is a photoshop composite of two seperate photos, it would not be that easy to get a real photo like this in one shot!

A clear night, a great scope and dark skies... Let's Observe!

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