Astronomy

SpaceX and the Fireball

SpaceX and the Fireball

SpaceX launch and fireball. Photo © Jason Rinehart. The skies were dark from the Pine Tree overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia. I had come here on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, to...

Satellites

Satellites

I enjoy relaxing and watching the darkness of night extinguish the distractions of daytime, as the tranquil beauty of the silent stars appears. We’re used to those stars holding still, but at times...

From the Editor’s Quill, December 2021: New Products

From the Editor’s Quill, December 2021: New Products

Another year is fast coming to a close. As we reflect back over the year, we thank God for His provisions, leading, and blessing in our lives. As we reflect on the birth of Christ this month, let’s...

A 16″ Binocular

A 16″ Binocular

Did you read Morris Yoder's article, “Two Are Better Than One?” Well, take a look at this. Brandon Martin’s introduction to astronomy first involved using a spotting scope. It didn’t take long to...