Kevin Wigell's Astronomy Page

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The price of apathy towards public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.
- Plato

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

Member of:

Mohawk Valley Astronomical Society

Mohawk Valley Astronomical Society

International Dark-Sky Association

International Dark-Sky Association

Recent images

June 8, 2004 transit of Venus
June 8, 2004 Transit of Venus
See MVAS Astrophotos for more details

North America Nebula
NGC 7000, the North America nebula
See MVAS Astrophotos for more details

Whirlpool Galaxy
M51, the Whirlpool Galaxy
See CSSP Astrophotos for more details

Other Links on My Site

My current SETI@home statistics


Why dark skies are important to YOU


MVAS Clear Sky Clock


Cherry Springs Clear Sky Clock
MVAS Discussion Group on Yahoo


Meade Advanced Products Users Group

The local weather

Click for Sherrill, New York Forecast

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The background image on this page is M20, the Trifid Nebula.
I took this image at Cherry Springs State Park in Pennsylvania on September 17, 2001 through my 10" LX-200

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