I'm an OAF and also a member of the Ottawa Centre, RASC. I particularly like Sidewalk Astronomy and Outreach.
Web Page Tech Stuff
I'm the technical contact person for this web page - contact with the ISP, installer of the wiki software, administrator of the database, etc. I also developed the simple wiki extension that drives our calendar. It's available (free, some customization likely needed) to interested parties.
- However, credit for thinking of, and strongly advocating, using a Wiki for our web page goes to Attilla. A brilliant idea that I wouldn't have thought of.
Astronomy Writings and Wramblings
Recently completed articles:
- Building a flat-frame light box
- Easy targets for beginners
- Introduction to star-hopping
- Explanation of Backlash in astronomy mounts
Based on feedback, the article that has been popular and seems to have been useful to a number of people is