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Glenn Chaple’s Observing Basics: Curing the Astronomy Blahs

May 2011: When observing starts to feel like a chore, take these six steps to reignite your passion for the night sky.
Glenn Chaple
Rats! I just stepped outside to check the current sky conditions, and it’s as clear as a bell. Cloudless. Moonless. Ablaze with stars. And I’m upset.

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