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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….

  • Westworld (HBO) July 23, 2014
    Company for Game of Thrones. Sir Anthony Hopkins has taken the role of Dr. Ford, the man who runs this new Westworld.http://collider.com/westworld-remake-hbo-jj-abrams-jonathan-nolan/ HBO has given a pilot order for a remake of the 1973 cult classic sci-fi thriller Westworld, and it comes with some pretty impressive behind-the-scenes talent. J.J. Abrams will […]
  • Star Trek 3 (2016) July 22, 2014
    http://www.superherohype.com/news/306437-roberto-orci-sets-star-trek-3s-course-heading The next Star Trek film (either the third or thirteenth, depending on your point of view) has set a course for the final frontier. Director Roberto Orci, in speaking to Geoff Boucher on the Humans From Earth podcast (via Badass Digest) revealed today that, unlike J.J. Abra […]
  • Extant July 22, 2014
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  • Six Million Dollar Man (201x - Universal / M. Walberg) July 19, 2014
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