Nightfall 2015 — Friday

Update #3 — Friday

The weather at Nightfall continues to impress. Daytime highs are around 75° F (but feels like 85 in direct sunlight) and evening temps are hovering around 50° F but drop to the mid 40s at the coldest.

Mark Melnyk, the primary organizer of Nightfall for the RAS, and Adam Block, this year's premium workshop presenter.

Dobs galore in the main observing lot.

Solar observing with RAS club president Norm van Treeck and Michael Frasier

The crescent moon at about 2AM on Saturday.

A single 10-minute exposure of the Christmas Tree Cluster, Cone Nebula and Fox Fur Nebula from early Saturday morning