Tag Archive for 'Grand Canyon'

Rock/Stars in 2015

Answers in Genesis, in conjunction with Canyon Ministries, sponsors raft trips through Grand Canyon. We have five trips scheduled next year. I am delighted to be a guide on one of these trips. The Astronomy Special, or “Geology by Day, …

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Astronomy from the Bottom of Grand Canyon II

I spent last week on a seven-day Grand Canyon raft trip. This was a joint venture between Answers in Genesis and Canyon Ministries. I’ve done the seven-day trip once before and the four-day trip three times. (I blogged about …

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The Meteor Storm That Wasn’t and the Evidence for Inflation That Wasn’t

The Camelopardalids

In my last blog post I mentioned that there might be a brief meteor storm early in the morning of Saturday, May 24. It was a cool, clear night here, so I awoke at 2:00 AM and went …

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The Recent Lunar Eclipse, a Possible Meteor Shower, and Other Odds and Ends

April’s Lunar Eclipse

I haven’t blogged since the beginning of April, so I have some catching up to do on a few things. My last post was about the April 15 total lunar eclipse and I announced that we would …

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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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Looking at Sunspots, Comet ISON, and the Planets

As I mentioned in my first blog post, this year we began Sun Spotting, a program of solar viewing at Johnson Observatory at the Creation Museum:

sun-spotting

The photograph shows a few of our guests participating in one of …

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