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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….

  • Supergirl (CBS / Warner) [also: Titans & Lucifer] November 28, 2014
    Follow the links for Titans (Nightwing's Teen Titans team) and Lucifer (he quits Hell to run a lounge bar)http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/09/19/supergirl-cbs-berlanti-adler-wb/ WBs Supergirl lands at CBS CBS has given a series commitment to Warner Bros. TVs Supergirl, EW has learned. Based on the DC Comics character, the drama tells the story of Kara Zor-El, who was born […]
  • Star Wars VII November 28, 2014
    Now they're only hinting at it...but I think it means Luke Skywalker goes to the Dark Side.   And the Empire is reborn...   http://www.youtube.com/embed/plwVRYEQG_I
  • Light paper November 27, 2014
    I can think of quite a few uses for this once they get the bugs worked out, from wallpaper to inside tent material to illuminated backpacks to safety vests. http://www.technovelgy.com/ct/Science-Fiction-News.asp?NewsNum=4364     In its current state, Lightpaper is manufactured by mixing ink and tiny LEDs together and printing them out on a conductive layer. That […]
  • Gotham (Fox - direct to series) November 26, 2014
    http://hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/batman-prequel-series-coming-fox-635645UPDATED: The network has given a series commitment to a drama about Batman's police liaison from "Mentalist" showrunner Bruno Heller.Fox has given a straight-to-series order for comic book drama Gotham, based on Batman character Commissioner James Gordon.The origins tale centering on the DC Comics fixture comes to the network from Warner Bros. Television. The series […]
  • The Stand (201x - Warner) November 26, 2014
    Judging from Boone's schedule, no earlier than 2016 for Episode 1 (of 4). No earlier than 2016.http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/movies/news/a611611/josh-boones-the-stand-will-be-a-four-movie-series.htmlJosh Boone's The Stand adaptation will stretch across four films. The Fault in Our Stars director has revealed the latest plans for Stephen King's apocalyptic epic. In an interview with Boone on Kevin Smith's Hollywood Babble-On podcast, the filmmaker […]