Hi, everyone! Thanks for stopping by Scott’s Sky Watch!
My name is Scott Levine, and I’ll be doing most of the writing, drawing, photography, and everything else around here. I’m not an astronomer. I’m a regular person, a writer, and a dad. I’ve loved and been inspired by the night sky ever since I was a young kid and I first saw the photos of Saturn like the one on this page, which were sent back by the Voyager spacecraft in the early 1980s. You might not believe it from the drawings, but I’m not a trained artist either.
I’m just a guy who loves the night sky, and loves talking and teaching people about it. I want to show the world that astronomy is fun and for everyone.
I started this blog toward the end of 2015 to try to follow a passion and fix a mistake I made years ago when I went into corporate life when I should have followed my love of the skies.
I like to talk mostly about naked eye astronomy, the everyday astronomy things you can see in your sky just by going outside and spending a couple of minutes looking up. The things in space are for everyone to love. I’ll try to keep it simple (but not too simple), light on the math, and just fun. I like to think of what I do as “Space, taken easy.” I live in the northeast of the USA, so most of my posts will come from the perspective of someone in mid-northern latitudes.
If you’re new to astronomy, especially naked eye astronomy, and if you’re looking to learn what’s going on when you head out tonight, this is the place for you.
Think of me as the planetarium guy without the planetarium.
If you have any questions or comments, anything you want to talk about, or if I’ve done something wrong (or right… doing things right’s good, too), drop me a line. I’d love to hear from you. I’d also love to work together on something. Anything to keep people inspired.
If you like what you read here, please comment, and give credit if you reblog. Come on, do the right thing.
Also, if you’re involved with a planetarium, a museum, a magazine, newspaper, school, scout troop, or anything else interested in expanding their astronomy outreach, please contact me. I’d love to collaborate with you!
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Thanks again for stopping by!