From the July 2008 issue

Phil Harrington’s binocular universe: Exploring a Messier line-up

August 2008: Enjoy the richness of the summer Milky Way.
By | Published: July 23, 2008 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
If it’s August, then it’s time for the annual Stellafane convention in Springfield, Vermont. By day, amateur telescope-makers will hold a friendly competition. Then, at night, our eyes will turn upward to the beauty of the summer sky.