A stellar year for keeping eyes on sky
Omaha Astronomical Society outreach coordinator John Johnson and society president Bill Bond look to the stars with a telescope fitted with a digital camera while attending a star party at the Strategic Air & Space Museum.
Posted: Saturday, March 16, 2013 12:00 am
When Michael Sibbernsen inherited his grandfather’s small Sears telescope at age 10, his grandfather probably didn’t expect his gift to inspire Sibbernsen to spend his life among the stars.
“The first time I got it out, I pointed it at the brightest object in the sky,” Sibbernsen said. “It was Saturn with its beautiful rings.”
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Saturday, March 16, 2013 12:00 am.