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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….

  • Lucy - July 2014 July 28, 2014
    From: http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/lucy_2014/       From La Femme Nikita and The Professional to The Fifth Element, writer/director Luc Besson has created some of the toughest, most memorable female action heroes in cinematic history. Now, Besson directs Scarlett Johansson in Lucy, an action-thriller that tracks a woman accidentally caught in a dark deal […]
  • The Flash (CW) July 28, 2014
    http://www.comingsoon.net/news/tvnews.php?id=107189More Details on The CW's Proposed Flash SeriesThe CW surprised many this morning when the announcement came that they're looking to start another DC Comic TV series, starring The Flash. Since then we've learned that the character will be introduced in the upcoming season of Arrow and the netwo […]
  • Atari: Game Over documentary July 27, 2014
      I think the full doc is exclusive to Xbox video (meaning you need the game console) for the time being. Due out sometime this fall, I'll try to remember to update this thread. From Wired - alternate longer video at website How Obsessed Fans Finally Exhumed Atari’s Secret Game Graveyard By Chris Kohler   04.29.14 ALAMOGORDO, New Mexico — A strong wind […]
  • Halt and Catch Fire July 27, 2014
    A new technology drama on AMC, "Halt and Catch Fire [HCF]".I was not offended. In fact, other than a couple tiny dramatizations that made me twitch - I enjoyed the Series Premiere (which means they'll cancel it in a couple episodes, I'm sure). I think it's positively the best thing on TV right now. I'm anxious to see the next ep […]
  • Six Million Dollar Man (201x - Universal / M. Walberg) July 27, 2014
    http://www.comicbookmovie.com/fansites/nailbiter111/news/?a=103057 Tracking-board.com is claiming that the star and director of Lone Survivor will reteam for Universal's next attempt at making The Six Million Dollar Man film."Were hearing that Mark Wahlberg will star in Universal Pictures film remake of the 1970s sci-fi TV series THE SIX MILLION DO […]