KT Cooper

I retired after thirty-three years of public service and turned my attention to astronomy. I have been involved in the hobby for twenty years now and have enjoyed some amazing views in our heavens. My passion now is to share that feeling of wonder and intrigue with others. I do that with my sidewalk astronomy and my outreach projects. I hope I can touch someone else’s soul with the sense of awe and reverence as they behold the breathtaking beauty of the universe before their eyes.

Now that the eclipse is over, it is time to turn our eyes back to some other objects in our skies. The current weather forecast for the next several days […]

Users of the Dobsonian telescopes available from local PEI libraries will benefit from reading the User Manual that comes with the Library Loaner Telescope and watching the short instructional video […]

Free Star Charts

While researching information on the Demon Star, I happened across a website that is fantastic for the amateur astronomer. Freestarcharts.com is an amazing collection of downloadable, printable maps for use by […]

(As posted on the Facebook group page) Over the past 10 days I have purchased and delivered nearly 400 solar eclipse viewers to astronomy fans here on PEI. What was […]

On Saturday, 19 August, 2017  we held the draw for the Goofy Solar Shades. Congratulations to the winners of these eight funny and funky solar viewers, which are perfectly safe […]

Don’t have any solar shades for the eclipse? Enter the Goofy Solar Shades draw! A loonie will get you a chance to win one of eight Goofy Solar Shades. There […]

In what has been an amazing turn of events, I have sold or committed 350 solar viewers for astronomy fans here on Prince Edward Island. Late last week it looked […]

The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada eclipse viewers have arrived. If you reserved them, you can pay for them and pick them up at: Superstore parking lot in front of […]

I expected to be able to be busy this week distributing the solar viewers to local people in anticipation of the partial solar eclipse visible here on 21 August, 2017. […]