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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….

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    Ultron is a constantly upgrading AI on a mission to destroy humanity, and the main villain of Avengers 2. James Spader has been cast in the role. http://geektyrant.com/news/2013/8/29/james-spader-cast-as-ultron-in-avengers-age-of-ultron […]
  • New Data speed limit October 31, 2014
    I know it'll be a LONG time before this affects my 'neck of the woods', but it's pretty amazing none-the-less.   Click link for the full article   http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141027085215.htm   Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in the Netherlands and the University of Central Florida (CREOL) in the […]
  • Marvel Phase III October 30, 2014
    OH, HELL YEAH!! Marvel Phase III announced (there may be others including Hulk and Black Widow) Captain America: Civil War (May 6, 2016) Doctor Strange (November 4th 2016 - Benedict Cumberbatch) Guardians of the Galaxy 2 (May 5th, 2017) Thor: Ragnarok (July 28th 2017) Black Panther (November 3rd, 2017 - Chad Boseman) Captain Marvel (July 6th, 2018) (dunno if […]
  • Archie Comics Goes Dark and Weird as Riverdale Script Heads to FOX October 30, 2014
    Rather than the Zombie Riverdale big screen adaptation previously posted last year, it appears Archie is going to Fox TV....http://www.superherohype.com/news/319831-archie-comics-goes-dark-and-weird-as-riverdale-script-heads-to-fox Archie Comics Goes Dark and Weird as Riverdale Script Heads to FOX ,It was announced last year that Archie Andrews and his frien […]
  • Doctor Strange (201x?) October 28, 2014
    Studio: MarvelGenre: Adventure, FantasyStatus: strongly rumored preproduction (Marvel hss a mysterious open slot in 2014-2015) and Marvel screenwriter Zak Penn (Avengers, Incredible Hulk, X2) has stronly hinted he's working on a script.Synopsis -Dr. Steven Strange, a surgeon with hands maimed in an auto accident and a wounded past, finds a new life when […]