Tag Archive for 'astronomy'

What’s Up for 2014

With the New Year, I’d like to share with you upcoming astronomical events in 2014. We begin the year with Jupiter at its best. This is an event that we call opposition. Opposition is when a superior planet (a planet …

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Comet ISON and Some Recent Writings

Comet ISON photograph

Comet ISON photographThis photo of Comet ISON was taken on Sunday morning, November 3. It’s a two-minute exposure made with an eighteen-inch telescope. The comet still is too faint to see with the naked eye, but it is brightening rapidly. We expect …

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