Adirondack Daily Enterprisehttp://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 31 Mar 2015 04:30:18 EDTTue, 31 Mar 2015 04:30:18 EDT Ireland and equinoxes Friday evening at 6:45 p.m. EDT, the vernal equinox will occur as the sun crosses the celestial equator.Tue, 17 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTA beginner's guide to optical telescopes telescopes have been around for a very long time.Tue, 3 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTVenus rises we've been busy with holidays, snow-shoveling and stacking firewood (as well as those pesky day jobs), the evening sky has been marching to the west one degree per day as the sun has been moving east and north along the Ecliptic.Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDTWinter observing's note: Another member of the Adirondack Public Observatory will take over for Aileen O'Donoghue this week.) --- It's February in the Adirondacks and bitter cold nights are settling in before the warm-up to spring.Tue, 3 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDTComets fill the nights sky have been in the news this year, and this month we have the opportunity to view one with our own eyes. I saw it first in Puerto Rico last week when I was at the Arecibo (radio) Observatory for an undergraduate astronomy workshop.Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDT