Jedi Dan's Corner
||CAS Board member Dan Joyce is a master optician. When he is not doing his duties at the Cernan Space Center or observing the night skies, he can be found at his optical shop grinding superb telescope mirrors or holding mirror-making classes. His shop is at 9701 Grand Ave. (under the lawyer's office) in Franklin Park. Students have finished up to 23" optics. There is a graduated fee for both size and design. Times vary (Right now Wed & Thu 7:30 pm and Sat at 1:30 pm.) Call Dan Joyce at (773) 580-2480 any day after 10:00 am. He is fondly nicknamed "Jedi Dan."|
Note: Bert Stevens with his wife Janet is a co-director of the Desert Moon Observatory, www.morning-twilight.com/dm448. He is a past President of the Chicago Astronomical Society and has named other minor planet discoveries after past members John Jones, Dan Troiani and Mike Barrett.
August 21, 2012
Jupiter sporting plenty of red these days. (Images
August 17 by Don Parker)
IR, RGB, CH4, UV
Even in hurricane season, the Doc does wonders!
(Images August 20 by Don Parker)
IR, RGB, CH4, UV, RGB