Category Archives: Astronomy

Social Astronomy

At the 2011 Nebraska Star Party, I gave a presentation on the use of Social Networking and Internet Media as a means to enhance ones amateur astronomy experience.  The presentation seemed to have gone over well and I received some … Continue reading

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Astronomy Outreach

Back in 2006, I gave a presentation at the Nebraska Star Party.  The presentation was focused on providing the audience with ways to enhance their public outreach efforts, if they engage in them (a lot of audience members there are … Continue reading

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July 4th, 1054

July 4th.  For those of us in the United States, this is an important date to remember the adoption of the Decleration of Independance by the original 13 colonies…our Independance Day.  But in the astronomy world, this date is famous … Continue reading

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Talk About A Photo Tour

One of the fun things about Astronomy is just how beautiful the views can get.  Whether you are laying on the ground and looking up at a sky full of stars or you are looking through a telescope at some … Continue reading

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Viewing the International Space Station

I saw this retweeted by my buddy @CachingCop: RT @twisst32 Phoenix area ISS will cross your sky early in the morning. It comes up in the South at 7:01 am. Details: http://twisst.nl/30036 For those who aren’t familiar, if you watch … Continue reading

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