Monthly Archives: September 2015

Hubble Finds Life and Death in the Universe

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Images like these are some of my favorite in all the night sky. Here we see the beautiful globular star cluster New General Catalog 1846 (NGC 1846) in the southern constellation Dorado, … Continue reading

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Late Summer’s Double Diamonds

Images Credit & Copyright: Me. What do you do when the Moon is near full and you don’t want to observe it? Look at some star systems. It’s true that even star observing benefits from dark skies but you can … Continue reading

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Poetry in Motion

Video Credit & Copyright: Roscosmos. On November 1, 2013, Soyuz TMA-09M was repositioned at the International Space Station (ISS) from Mini Research Module-1 (MRM-1) Rassvet to Zvezda “Star” Service Module (DOS-8) which was vacated by the European Space Agency’s (ESA) … Continue reading

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Summer Lunar Halo

Image Credit & Copyright: Me. Earlier this week while doing some lunar and star observing (Which is about all you can do during a gibbous phase Moon.) and around midnight I decided to wrap it up early and noticed that … Continue reading

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Mono Lake Meteor

Image Credit & Copyright: Gavin Heffernan. This guy knows a thing or two about night sky imaging. Gavin Heffernan captured this beautiful Perseid meteor over the Limestone Tufa columns at California’s, Mono Lake. Meteor showers are a treat at any time … Continue reading

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Space Junk; SEPTEMBER 2015

Photo Credit & Copyright: My attempt at imaging the 2,159 mile wide low albedo rock 240,000 miles away that’s lit by the nearly million mile wide fusion reactor 93 million miles away in the other direction. Below I have listed most … Continue reading

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