Dr. Sky 60th Birthday Celebration- January 30th 2016


(Click to Open) Join Dr.Sky for his 60th birthday celebration on the Dolly Steamboat on Canyon Lake…January 30th. Limited seating for this night sky adventure! Sign up by January 7th 2016! Happy New Year!

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Dr.Sky and Photorecon Fly Aboard NASA’s SOFIA Aircraft


For the longest time, mankind has reached for the stars, by building larger and larger telescopes, to peer out into the vast unknown! The major problem for all telescope designs, is being able to cut through the Earth’s thick atmosphere and still acquire quality image of faint celestial objects. In the early part of the […]

Dr.Sky and Team To Fly Aboard NASA/ SOFIA 747


Welcome to the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy- SOFIA The NASA/ SOFIA 747 is a most impressive aircraft and the science behind this aircraft is most amazing! Members of the Dr.Sky team, as well as members of our other aviation and space related web team; Photorecon.net; have been invited to experience a true SOFIA mission, […]

Dr.Sky Visits A-12 Pilot Frank Murray


From the Dr.Sky files, comes yet, another great interview! Here I have the honor of interviewing one of the last surviving pilots of the A-12 aircraft……a single seat CIA, Mach 3.3 aircraft that was built by the great team of the Kelly Johnson and the Skunk Works. Here is pilot, Frank Murray and his story […]

Astronomy & the Bible-The 4th Blood Moon


Astronomy & the Bible-The 4th Blood Moon Join us on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at NSCC 4pm-8 pm North Scottsdale Christian Church–28700 N. Pima Rd. Scottsdale, AZ. 85266 (NW Corner of Dynamite & Pima Rd.) Friends and families welcome. Children Free, $5 per Adult donation! For information- giza@cox.net or 602-818-8838 Total Lunar Eclipse/ Blood Moon/ […]

Total Lunar Eclipse- September 27/28 2015


September 27th/28th 2015…….will be a night to remember! This will be the last major total eclipse of the Moon for most of America, till 2019! Over the past year or so, we have had a number of these rare events take place and you have a great opportunity to see this eclipse, if you live […]

Dr.Sky & Photorecon.net To Cover 2015/ Reno Air Races/ Air Show


It that time of year…get set for the 2015 Reno Air Races/ Air Show! Dr.Sky and Photorecon.net will be there to cover ALL the action. Get set for some great interviews with many of the performers, celebrity guests and people that make this one of the greatest aviation events in the world!   Here is […]

Your 2015 Dr.Sky Perseid Meteor Shower Update


2015, offers up what might be, one of the best meteor showers of the entire year! The mid August arrival of the Perseids, offer up some amazing things for you the sky watcher. With forecasts of up to as many as 100 meteors per hour, this year, 2015, may live up to these reports. The […]


Noctilucent Clouds Appear In The Northern Hemisphere


With the advent of the Summer Solstice, just a few weeks away, observers in the northern hemisphere are once again seeing the elusive clouds, know as noctilucent clouds. Noctilucent, comes from the latin, meaning “Light Shining”. These are the highest clouds known and are some 50 miles above the surface of the Earth. May 19th […]

New Horizons Mission Nears Pluto


Get set for an amazing encounter with Pluto, as the New Horizons spacecraft is set for a close pass with Pluto, on or about July 15th! The New Horizons spacecraft is unusual, in the fact that it has covered the distance between Earth and Pluto, in record time! Launched back on January 19th 2006, it […]

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This Week’s Sky at a Glance, February 5 – 13

Daily sky events among the ever-changing Moon, planets, stars and constellations, from Sky & Telescope magazine, the essential guide to astronomy.

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What Is a 'Morning Star,' and What Is an 'Evening Star'?

What is a "morning star," and what is an "evening star"? Aren't they all planets? Can a planet sometimes be both of those things, or neither? Here's the complete guide for understanding these stargazing terms.

NASA Administrator Remembers Apollo-Era Astronaut Edgar Mitchell

The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the passing of NASA astronaut Edgar Mitchell: