Astronomy is fascinating! Unfortunately, I have always lived in or near a city: too much light pollution for (serious) stargazing... So I never got around to acquiring a telescope.


External links last checked: October 2015


  • Stellarium is an excellent freeware planetarium program!


Below are two great 1-hour videos of lectures by Bruce Margon, when he was still professor at Seattle's University of Washington (UW):

When I lived in the Seattle area (1996-2001), I used to watch UW's lectures and courses on one of the local cable channels all the time!

University of Washington (UW), Prof. Bruce Margon, January 2005

University of Washington (UW), Prof. Bruce Margon, July 2003

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