Articles by Josh Walawender

Welcome to Josh Walawender's blog. This mostly contains posts related to amateur astronomy such as observing reports. You can check out some of my photography over at www.twilightlandscapes.com

Mars Arrives

Mars is now making its closest approach to Earth. It turns out that this opposition of Mars will be the closest for a while due to the...

Mars Approaches

I got out for a night of observing on Saturday. I had to wedge it in between two runs of night support for my "day" job, so it was my...

Two Nights of Perseid Viewing

I got out for two observing sessions around the peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower. The first, a relatively short session on Wednesday,...

The Thorn in the Great Bear's Paw

One more observing trip up to Mauna Loa to check out Comet NEOWISE before the moon becomes too bright. I had to drive up to the 9000 ft....

A Night of Solar System Viewing

A Night of Solar System Viewing On Sunday, I made another trip up the the saddle area between Mauna Loa and Maunakea to look at Comet...


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