My name is Deacon Bill. I am an avid observational astronomer. That means I would rather look at the pretty fuzzies than talk about the eyepieces used to see them. The goal of this site is to help people observe. There are lots of maps and other resources available. If you find them helpful, take a second to let me know.


Who says I can't follow a trend? 

(Above) Speculative, but pretty cool anyway. 

(Below) Just plain cool!

11/11/09 - KHAS-TV story on  PVAO Member Bob Runyan can be seen here

There is also a great article in the Kearney Hub about Bob and his astrophotography. CLICK HERE to go to the article. 

Beer I brewed to commemorate First Light of my original Discovery  12.5" scope.