MHAS is involved in a solar flare search program sponsored by Stanford University and The Society of Amateur Radio Astronomers (SARA) SuperSID Program. This program monitors for the effects of solar flares on the ionosphere of the earth. A number … Continue reading →
Members Ken Redcap and Tom Hagen are teaching an eight week Python 3 computer coding class to middle school students at the Rochester Hills Public Library. Classes are offered in the RHPL maker space known as the “Eureka Lab”. The … Continue reading →
The 2019 Detroit MakerFaire was held at the Henry Ford on July 27-28. This was the second MakerFaire we have attended. Marty Kunz, Ken Redcap, Jim Shedlowsky, and Tom Hagen manned our tent located directly across from the clock tower … Continue reading →
Dave was an active volunteer at MHO and he and his talents will be missed. His work on the SuperSID project of the Society of Amateur Radio Astronomers (SARA) helped add to the scientific legacy of the observatory. Dave was … Continue reading →
Some excellent work on upgrading some infrastructure at the observatory has been taken on by Matthew Visnaw and others.
An intense geomagnetic storm brought some bright auroras to local observers. This followed an impact by a coronal mass ejection (CME) around 2:00 pm EDT on October 24th, 2011. Watch the video from an observer in Martin, MI: … Continue reading →