Thanks for visiting these occasional notes about my photography. They explain some of the background related to the photographs, information about their location or circumstances and some of the technical details about capturing them. Feel free to leave comments or ask questions.

A "New" Star

March 25, 2021
I managed to catch a nova the other night! No, not the terrific PBS science program (which I do try catch as often as possible), but a star that suddenly brightened and w...
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Icy Bubbles

February 19, 2021
Not everyone agrees with me but I think there are plenty of things to appreciate about winter. I like the crisp, clear air, stark, snowy landscapes dramatically different...
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A Touch of Winter

February 12, 2021
Looks like we are in the midst of some real winter weather for a while, with temperatures well below freezing and occasional snow. I ventured to a favorite nearby state p...
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Exploring the far reaches of the Solar System

January 19, 2021
I guess I'm stuck in Astro 201 these days; maybe I'm trying to relive my youth. But mostly I'm just pursuing long-time interests that I'm able to get to in retirement. Th...
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A Bright Spot in 2020

January 07, 2021
There was a lot not to like about 2020, but certainly one bright spot was the appearance of Comet NEOWISE, the best comet in decades and the most exciting astronomical ev...
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