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 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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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 miles of the Solar System. But since they all orbit i...
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Looking back on 2020

December 26, 2020
As we reach the end of a tumultuous year, I thought I'd look back at some of my photos taken in 2020. I've discussed some of these in other blog posts and I expand on a f...
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Following a Giant Sunspot

November 15, 2020
For once, I was able to follow a sunspot all the way across the face of the Sun. This is a particularly large sunspot group, especially interesting since there have been...
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A Story of Iris

October 19, 2020
Not long ago I ran across something I've hung onto for almost half a century: a photograph of an asteroid I made for one of my astronomy classes in college. We were suppo...
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