The Inside Orbit, previously a monthly/quarterly publication, has been reimagined as GRAAA's blog for in-depth articles about a wide range of topics of current interest to amateur astronomers.

The name Inside Orbit was introduced in the 1960s for a regular newsletter, which subsequently expanded to a printed periodical for many years (previous issues can be found in the Archive). In recent years, it has been an online publication, published intermittently. As a blog, the Inside Orbit will revitalize this longtime means of exchange and provide an avenue for both members and friends of GRAAA to post their work.

Articles submitted will be accepted based on topic and may be subject to editing. Send contributions for consideration to temporary editor Dave DeBruyn.

February 21, 2018

Longtime friend and colleague Todd Slisher has been an astronomy geek since his days growing up in the Grand Rapids area. He was an active student member of GRAAA prior to going on to college at the University of Michigan, and then a career as a museum/planetarium spec...

February 21, 2017

Editor's Note: Andrew Fraser grew up in Muskegon and was a member of GRAAA in the 1960’s while a student at Grand Valley State University. After graduate work at the University of Michigan, he went on to a long business career in the Minneapolis area, where he also con...

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