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Comet Neowise 2020 F3
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Comet Neowise 2020 F3

This comet showed up and briefly appeared in our skies over the Northern Hemisphere in July  2020.  I was fortunate...
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Web site Re-Themed
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Web site Re-Themed

Website has a new theme, this is to allow flexibility to add more content.   Its currently in a testing mode,...
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Stargazing from the window of a plane at 35,000 ft
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Stargazing from the window of a plane at 35,000 ft

On a recent non stop Air Canada Flight from New York City to Calgary I had this past November I...
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Mercury Transits the Sun 2019
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Mercury Transits the Sun 2019

On November 11th 2019 the innermost planet of our solar system transited the face of the Sun.   That is Mercury passed...
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What is the best cell phone for Astronomy
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What is the best cell phone for Astronomy

Earlier this year I faced the difficult decision to replace my current cell phone at the time with a new...
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Lunar Eclipse Jan 2019
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Lunar Eclipse Jan 2019

It was a successful outing, drove north from my home to a farm west of Airdrie Alberta.
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Comet 46P Wirtanin
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Comet 46P Wirtanin

The appearance of this Comet in our night sky at the end of 2018 have proven to be most interesting....
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Cantaloupe Moon
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Cantaloupe Moon

Finally had time and clear skies at the same time, so that I could test a recent purchase of Optical...
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New Years Day – First full moon of 2018
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New Years Day – First full moon of 2018

New Years day arrived right at the same time as the temperature warmed, enough for me to take a scope...
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December 2, 2017 Perigee Full Moon
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December 2, 2017 Perigee Full Moon

December 2, 2017 Perigee Full Moon Was successful in capturing the Perigee Full Moon this evening from a vantage point...
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