June-July, 2007 Vol.1 No. 3
PO BOX 951, Topeka KS 66619
The official newsletter of Farpoint Observatory and the Northeast
Kansas Amateur Astronomers' League
President's Message by Dan Tibbets
Dan has designs to take over other worlds after falling short at planet Earth.
Constellation Hunter by Brian Martin
Brian Martin is providing novice observers an opportunity to learn and earn the Astronomical League's Constellation Hunter badge. To orient yourself and find the great stuff in the sky, you must first find certain stars, and to do that, you must be able to recognize constellations and asterisms. If you joined NEKAAL to learn observing, this is the place to start.
Clouds From Top to Bottom by Patrick Barry
NASA's Space Place article for April. About the CloudSat. This new satellite gives us the amazing new ability to map and view clouds from top to bottom. It is like an MRI or CAT scan taken from space. Check it out.