The constellation aim to know betta Is the tiny arrow known as Sagitta DON MACHHOLZ
An eyepatch makes you see less, So that you can see more DON MACHHOLZ
Comet NEOWISE left behind, A trail of hope and joy combined. A celestial gift to humankind, To help us through our daily grind. DON MACHHOLZ
It’s not too late to realize, the comet to see is NEOWISE DON MACHHOLZ
“Comet NEOWISE stuck its head out from behind the sun and smiled at us.” DON MACHHOLZ
A five-star rating for a seven-star cluster. DON MACHHOLZ
Let’s hear it for the SOHO spacecraft And the amazing things it has photographed. With four thousand comets found By those on the ground Who scan images… DON MACHHOLZ
It happens in 2020 on the 21st of June When the sun in the sky gets hidden by the moon The moon’s so far away it can’t cover the sun totally So, a ring of fire will be visible locally There will be no corona visible, at least not in
Look up this Hercules globular Visible in your binocular Known by many astronomer Frequented by the photographer That’s why it is so popular DON MACHHOLZ
is an American amateur astronomer, science writer, and podcast host who is the most successful living visual comet discoverer. Credited with the discovery of 12 comets, that include the periodic comets 96P/Machholz, 141P/Machholz, the non-periodic C/2004 Q2 (Machholz) that were visible with binoculars in the northern sky in 2004 and 2005, C/2010 F4 (Machholz), and most recently C/2018 V1 (Machholz-Fujikawa-Iwamoto)  In 1985, comet Machholz 1985-e, was discovered using a homemade cardboard telescope with a wide aperture, 10 inches across, that gave it a broader field of view than most commercial telescopes. Amateur astronomer Machholz utilizes a variety of methods in his comet discoveries, in 1986 using 29×130 binoculars he discovered 96P/Machholz.
The homemade binoculars I used to discover #96p, 2 deg S of M31. The song, “Against All Odds” by Phil Collins was playing on the radio.