Interview with Rob Teeter of Teeter’s Telescopes

When I got back into astronomy in 2001 (in part looking for some peace after the 9/11 melee), I knew I wanted a telescope with a larger aperture than the 3″ scope I had growing up. Aperture is the width of the telescope’s main objective (which is sometimes a lens and sometimes a mirror). The…

Punkastronomy Goes To Kindergarten

Yesterday morning I realized that I was supposed to go into my daughter’s kindergarten class after lunch to teach a lesson on the constellations. I had hoped to lesson plan over the weekend, but I had to scramble while at work and preoccupied with a thousand other things. I brought my macbook, a big screen…