From the February 2008 issue

Glenn Chaple’s observing basics: Surf the skies

February 2008: The web is your cloudy night haven, allowing access to literally hundreds of astronomy-related web sites.
By | Published: February 1, 2008 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
Backyard astronomers universally revile clouds. Where I live in the northeastern United States, overcast skies are often the rule. Thankfully, I’ve learned clouds don’t have to bring my astronomical pursuits to a halt.