My modest attempts at astronomy education - My lectures are usually for the local astronomy club (or outreach programs) or simply information for friends & family.

 Local Light Pollution

Two maps of the light pollution for Lubbock and the surrounding 100 miles.  (Under Construction)  A short article about light pollution, dark skies, and what we've lost.

Images on the Moon

What do various cultures see on the Moon?  Man on the Moon?  A rabbit? A Hare? A Toad?


Occultation primer - What it is, how it happens, what we learn.

Solar Observing

How I made cells to hold Baader solar film and how to observe on the cheap.

Scope Formulas

Programming your Autostar

Satellite TLE format

Scope Tips