Category Archives: Astronomy

Favorite Photos of 2012- Here are a few pictures from the year. Which one touches you?


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3 Days, 1300 Miles, and 2 Great Photos


So I had some days off mid-week, and wanted to get out and take some photos. I knew Moab was an 8-9 hour drive, but that would still leave some time to revisit the parks there, and hopefully get some … Continue reading

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Monument Valley


Photos of one of my favorite places taken on the weekend of February 25th, 2012.

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Take outdoor pictures in the dark, without a flash


All you need is a tripod, or not. Well, maybe a shutter release cable too, or not. Now cameras are digital, and there are digital shutter releases. The idea is to hold the camera perfectly still while it gathers the … Continue reading

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The gravity of the situation


Instead of hurting each other off, people should stop and start pondering the source of gravity. What’s that all about? Did you ever think about how bizarre gravity is? It’s never been explained! There is no reason for it. There … Continue reading

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Are we under attack? Libya 2006


t Better Days….   That was our first gut impression. But it was only kids playing with firecrackers on the streets outside the hotel. We had arrived in Tripoli, Libya and were a bit apprehensive at first. Posters of  Muammar … Continue reading

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The Quest to Capture a Meteor


With all the hype, I figured I better go out and try again. I’ve tried many times to capture a meteor with my camera. There were supposed to be 100 meteors per hour last night. That sounds like a lot … Continue reading

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