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A starry night

After twenty-nine years of visual and photographic observing, I think it is time to share a bit of what I know about the sky. I do not know as much as some of my contemporaries in the hobby, but we will give it a go.

If you can see the sky, you can join me on this journey. All you need is your eyes and a little bit of an imagination to link the stars into the patterns that our  ancestors invented long before the advent of radio, TV, and the internet. If you have a pair of binoculars, the journey gets even better. A telescope and we can go deep into the universe!  I will be posting tours and observations in this blog that you repeat at your leisure. I may throw in some spaceflight into the mix to keep things interesting along with some historical stuff from the history of astronomy. Lets go observing!
 

Next: A celestial camping trip….

  • Interstellar (201x) [Nolan, Paramount & Warner] August 19, 2014
    http://whatculture.com/film/christopher-nolans-interstellar-10-things-you-need-to-know.phphttp://hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/christopher-nolan-talks-direct-interstellar-410616Christopher Nolan in Talks to Direct 'Interstellar' for Paramount and Warner Bros. (Exclusive)With his Batman trilogy complete, Christopher Nolan has found his next proj […]
  • Microsoft HyperLapse video August 19, 2014
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  • John Rain (201x, TV) August 19, 2014
    http://collider.com/keanu-reeves-john-rain-tv-show/LOS ANGELES, CA (August XX, 2014) Slingshot Global Media announced today that Keanu Reeves is attached to executive produce and star in the television series, Rain, based on the New York Times best-selling book series written by Barry Eisler. Chad Stahelski and David Leitch will produce alongside Eisler. Sli […]
  • Babylon 5 August 18, 2014
    All right, I have 6 links for y'all on this puppy. JMS announced at Comic Con 2014 that he is working on the script with production to begin in 2016. Jerry Doyle (Garibaldi) has said - albeit tongue in cheek (on his radio show)- that he would be interested.   1. Movieweb   2. Screen Rant   3. Flickering Myth   4. Cinema Blend   So, why 4 links? It' […]
  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) August 17, 2014
    http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/black-list-guardians-of-the-galaxy-marvel-357868Chris McCoy is being tapped to rewrite Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel Studios’ space adventure movie.Galaxy is part of Marvel’s second wave of movies and is the only new title among the crop of mostly sequels featuring Iron Man, Thor and Captain America. It was reve […]