Slooh Community News

  • April 15, 2014

    Timothy Ferris, the renowned science writer, brought his extensive experience and knowledge to Slooh when he appeared as the guest expert on the coverage of the Total Lunar Eclipse on April 15. Ferris has written dozens of books including "Coming of Age in the Milky Way". He is currently an emeritus professor at UC - Berkeley.

  • March 28, 2014

    If you are curious about the night sky, join the world's largest fellowship of citizen astronomers, active since 2003 in command of Slooh's observatories to image 40,000+ objects in the night sky and collaborate in research, discovery, promulgation and inspiration.

  • March 19, 2014

    "This is so cool! I don't believe I have seen any satellites in HM (High Magnification view) that were put there on purpose. I know talk has gone on here, in the past, about how to go about tracking them and how accurate you need to be to catch it in the HM....pretty awesome if you ask me!"

  • March 07, 2014

    On March 1, the Slooh Community held a collaborative stargazing party. All the participating members worked together to capture every Messier galaxy in a special one night marathon. Lenore Kenney, a Slooh member, prepared using every device at her disposal to help coordinate with fellow amateur astronomers in this fun and unique event.

  • February 27, 2014

    With solar activity heating up, the Northern Lights have recently become spectacular to see from places beneath the "auroral oval" centered on the north magnetic pole. During this unique viewing window, Slooh astronomer Bob Berman and key telescope partner Matt Francis traveled to central Alaska to capture the majesty of this incredible event...

  • February 23, 2014

    DOWNLOAD THE FREE IPAD APP TO WATCH SLOOH'S AMAZING LIVE CELESTIAL EVENT PROGRAMS FROM YOUR IPAD! THE APP MAKES IT EASY TO COLLECT AND SHARE YOUR OWN PHOTOS OF LIVE EVENT BROADCASTS, FOR FREE! PUSH NOTIFICATIONS ALERT YOU TO MAGICAL MOMENTS IN SPACE YOU WON'T WANT TO MISS. IT'S A GREAT WAY TO STAY TUNED INTO SLOOH!

  • February 20, 2014

    Hast thou seen the white asteroid, the length of 10 whaling vessels, not spied in some 14 years, whose orbit has now been lost, goes by the name Moby Dick? Find it for us, for all of humanity, and it'll be a dram of rum for you and your brethren, and a suitable frame of your accomplishment on this page for a year.

  • February 17, 2014

    A bitter storm hit the Canary Islands on Monday, February 17. The storm covered Mt. Teide, the site of Slooh's flagship observatory, in snow and ice leaving the domes frozen shut. After the storm passed, Paul Cox, Slooh's Observatory Director, spent hours digging the domes out of the snow to prepare the telescopes for clear nights of stargazing...

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