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Comet Kohoutek

February 17, 2023 - Given some excitement over the currently fairly bright comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF), popularly known as the Green Comet, I was...
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Photographing November's Lunar Eclipse

November 24, 2021 - I was struck once again how beautiful a lunar eclipse can be. In the early morning of November 19th the Moon began slipp...
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Perseid Meteor Shower

August 23, 2021 - I spent the night of August 11-12 by Yellowwood Lake in Brown County to view and photograph the Perseid meteor shower. T...
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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 po...
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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 i...
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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 come...
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A Great Conjunction

December 29, 2020 - Normally the visible planets are far apart in the sky. They are of course all very far apart across many millions of mil...
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Finding Neptune

October 10, 2020 - Recently I have been pursuing a few more esoteric projects with my astrophotography setup, one of which is to photograph...
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Fireflies in the Garden

October 04, 2020 - Fireflies in the Garden by Robert Frost Here come real stars to fill the upper skies, And here on earth come emulating...
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Hubble Watching

June 07, 2020 - I spent most of my career working on the Hubble Space Telescope mission. Hubble is a satellite orbiting the Earth that g...
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Cosmic Serendipity

May 29, 2020 - This is by far the best photograph of a meteor I've ever gotten. Not only is it a nice bright streak with a bit of green...
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Fields of View

April 25, 2020 - When I worked on the Hubble Space Telescope mission, I made a lot of images from Hubble data that revealed amazing lands...
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First Milky Way View of the Season

April 07, 2020 - It's always a treat to see the Milky Way and I always enjoy getting a decent photo of it, even though I have to miss som...
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A Cosmic Visitor

March 24, 2020 - Last night we had a rare mostly clear sky here in Indiana so I got a chance to photograph something a little different a...
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A Different View of a Familiar Skyscape

February 25, 2020 - Since ancient times, Orion (the Hunter) has been one of the most familiar and recognizable constellations in the winter...
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