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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….

  • Agent Carter (Marvel - ABC?) January 28, 2015
    USA Today on the one-shot: http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/movies/2013/08/25/hayley-atwell-agent-carter-short-film/2678939/http://m.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/marvel-readying-agent-carter-series-631871 Marvel Readying 'Agent Carter' SeriesThe project is inspired by a one-shot highlighted on the "Iron Man 3" Blu-ray featuring "Captain America's" Hayley Atwell.As Marvel is poised to launch its first scripted venture next week with ABC's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the comic book and entertainment company may be prepping another […]
  • Fantastic Four Reboot January 28, 2015
    Looks like something slipped by unnoticed in the Marvel future projection - Fantastic 4 (8-7-15)  
  • Beauty And The Beast (201x) (Disney LIVE musical) January 27, 2015
    O-M-G....if it's based on the Broadway musical....http://www.aintitcool.com/node/67556 Bill Condon (note: Dreamgirls, Gods and Monsters {Oscar}, The Big C) will bring BEAUTY AND THE BEAST back to life for Disney, with a live action, big-budget movie musical. UPDATE: Kris Tapley over at Hitfix, has a few new details on this. According to his sources, this project […]
  • Want some mood altering gizmo? January 25, 2015
    There's an App for that...   http://www.technovelgy.com/ct/Science-Fiction-News.asp?NewsNum=4408     Thync is a small device worn on the temple by the user and controlled by smartphone. The app generates mood shifts called "Vibes" producing relaxation or alertness.   Neurosignaling uses electronic or ultrasonic waveforms to signal neural pathways in the brain. When specific pathways are stimulated, […]
  • The Simpson's: 'The Musk Who Fell to Earth' (Jan. 25, 2015 January 24, 2015
    http://mobile.businessweek.com/articles/2015-01-23/elon-musk-guest-stars-on-the-simpsonsElon Musk: Guest-Starring on The Simpsons Was 'Kind of Trippy' > > This Sunday, [Elon] Musk, the head honcho at Tesla Motors and SpaceX, will enjoy the rare experience of watching himself in a Simpsons episode called The Musk Who Fell to Earth. The episode was inspired by a meeting Musk had with James L. […]